Mr. Hassan Al Serkal
Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Financial Market (DFM)
Mr. Al Serkal started his career in 1988, as a Computer Analyst at Etisalat Company, which is one of the leading telecom service providers in the UAE and led the system for handling new service requests for subscribers, and services that combine multiple systems across Etisalat branches. and remote offices in the United Arab Emirates. In 1993, he moved to the Department of Economic Development in Dubai to serve as Head of the Systems Development and Maintenance Department at the Department of Information Technology and was tasked with coordinating the smooth transition of application systems from Dubai Municipality to the Department of Economic Development.
He was asked in 1998 to participate in the establishment and establishment of the Dubai Financial Market, so he quickly raised the banner of challenge until he became one of the five original founders of the Dubai Financial Market, who, over the years, provided unparalleled efforts, sincerity and contribution in order to make the “Dubai Financial Market Project” a successful reality.
Mr. Al Serkal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Seattle Pacific University, USA.
He held the position of Executive Vice President – Executive Director of Operations and Head of Operations Sector at the Dubai Financial Market, and leads the Market Operations Sector, which includes the Departments of Market Operations, Listing
Disclosure and information technology, through the development and implementation of advanced policies for market supervision and information technology strategies
Al Serkal has extensive experience in the field of capital markets. Over the past years, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer and Head of Operations Sector at the Dubai Financial Market. Under his leadership, the sector achieved many achievements, whether in terms of developing a world-class technical and organizational structure or implementing the market strategy to diversify products and services.
Al Serkal, who is part of the founding team of the Dubai Financial Market since its inception in 2000, is leading the market’s strategic development efforts, leading the team to implement strategic initiatives that enhance the DFM’s track record of success. In addition to establishing independent clearing and depository companies in order to keep pace with international best practices related to the regulatory structures of stock exchange operators and post-trade services.