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Khalid Essa Buhumaid

Senior Vice President, Government Relations

Khalid Essa Buhumaid is Senior Vice President of Emirates Global Aluminium, and reports to the Managing Director.

Khalid Essa Buhumaid has been in charge of Government Relations at EGA since 2014. He has more than 25 years of experience having joined DUBAL’s HR Organizational Effectiveness Department in 1992.

Mr. Buhumaid has held several management positions including General Manager of Public Relations before being promoted to Vice President of Corporate Relations & International Affairs in 2008.

Over the years, Mr. Buhumaid has developed expertise in international relations, foreign trade, international lobbying and representation, trade policy advisory, strategic management, bilateral agreements, public relations and event management. In addition, Mr. Buhumaid is a member of the UAE Negotiating Team, the GCC Negotiating Team responsible for the Primary Aluminium portfolio and the International Aluminium Institute Communication Committee.  He is a member of the Government of Dubai Trade Review Team.

Mr. Buhumaid won the Sheikh Rashid Excellence Educational Award and holds a Master’s degree in Education and National Development from George Washington University in the USA. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the UAE University in Al Ain.