Amina Al-Rustamani


Amina Al-Rustamani, D.Sc.

B.S. ’93, M.S. ’96, D.Sc. ’01

Business Executive

Monumental Achievement: Powerhouse business executive Amina Al-Rustamani is one of the most dynamic business leaders in the Middle East. Currently serving as board member, director and COO of family business AW Rostamani Group, Al-Rustamani is recognized regularly for her leadership: ranked number nine in the CEO Middle East's fifth annual list of the world's most powerful Arab women in 2015; named Advertising Person of the Year by Dubai Lynx for 2015; and listed as number 20 in Forbes "Middle East Power Businesswomen 2021."

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Dr. Amina Al-Rustamani, executive board member, shareholder and director at AW Rostamani Group, is the chief operating officer of the group, overseeing group HR, group IT and group strategy functions.

She also oversees the Group Properties division, as the chief executive officer of AWR Properties.

In addition, Al-Rustamani is a non-executive board member at HSBC Bank Middle East Limited, non-executive board member at Al Jalila Foundation, non-executive board member at Sandooq Al Watan, advisory board member at Tharawat Family Business Forum and committee member at The Arts Club Dubai.

Al-Rustamani holds degrees at both the bachelor and master levels, as well as a doctorate in engineering from the George Washington University, Washington D.C. She is an acknowledged authority on wireless technologies, and her contributions have been published in several leading publications and journals.