Mr. Essa Abdulla Al Ghurair

Chairman of the Board


Mr. Essa Abdulla Al Ghurair is one of the leading business entrepreneurs in the region due to his extensive experience in industrial manufacturing and commodities trading in international markets.

His vision and business strategies have resulted in the growth of various companies e.g., Dubai Oil Mills (one of the largest canola and soya crushing plants in the MENA region), National Flour Mills and Al Ghurair Resources, which is one of the largest business entities in the greater Al Ghurair Family and a major supplier in the field of agricultural commodities.

Mr. Essa Abdulla Al Ghurair, Chairman of Essa Al Ghurair Investment, also serves as the General Manager of Karam Foods Industries. In addition, Mr. Essa Al Ghurair is a major shareholder in Prime Healthcare Group, one of the leading healthcare providers in the UAE, which aims to be the most respected healthcare provider in the region. His team is also involved in a vertical farming research project in Dubai.

Key Positions

  • Chairman, Essa Al Ghurair Investment LLC
  • Chairman, Awqaf & Minors Affairs Foundation
  • Chairman, Emirates Diving Association
  • Chairman, Tharawat Family Business Forum
  • Board Member, Emirates Council for Climate Change and the Environment
  • Board Member, Canada – UAE Business Council
  • Advisory Board Member, College of Food & Agriculture (CFA), UAE University
  • Board Member, First Mills Company, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • International Advisory Panel (IAP) Member, World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation