Most Powerful Expats in the region by nationality (UK)
10. (9) Tim Clark President, Emirates Airline As president of Emirates Airline, Tim Clark reports directly to Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. With the Dubai giant posting its 22nd year of profit this year, as well as submitting multi-billion-dollar orders for yet more widebody jets, that job might well be easier than it sounds. (Getty Images)
Backed by a Saudi sovereign wealth fund, Mohamed Alabbar is set to transform the region’s e-commerce market with the launch of Noon.com. He tells Arabian Business how he plans to conquer and dominate an industry that will be worth $70bn within the next decade.