His Excellency Abdulla bin Touq
Secretary General of the UAE Cabinet
His Excellency Abdulla bin Touq has been appointed as Secretary General of the UAE Cabinet following the Cabinet reshuffle of October 2017, where he oversees the functioning of the General Secretariat of the Cabinet, which supports the Cabinet and implements its decisions.
Prior to this, His Excellency was appointed as Director General of the Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and oversaw the Hatta Development Project among other key projects.
Bin Touq was also involved in the Area 2071 project, the re-launch of Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Leadership Development, the Arab Strategy Forum, and Mohammed bin Rashid Arabic Award. Bin Touq also served as interim CEO of Dubai Future Foundation and oversaw the launch of Dubai 10X, the second and third cohort of the Dubai Future Accelerator, and the UAE Artificial Intelligence Strategy.
Bin Touq has overseen the development of the 4th Generation of Excellence Model implementing it through Mohammed bin Rashid Excellence Award.
His Excellency holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Sheffield, UK. He is also a graduate from UAE Government Leadership Program & His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for leadership.