Founder of Istithmar World PJSC and Nakheel PJSC, Ahmed Sultan bin Sulayem is an Emirian businessperson who has been at the head of 14 different companies and presently is Chairman at Dubai Diamond Exchange, Chairman of Hyperloop Technologies, Inc., Chairman for Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, Chairman of Dubai Waterfront Co., Chairman-Supervisory Board of Unifeeder Germany - branch of Unifeeder A, Group Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at DP World Ltd. and Group Chairman at Jebel Ali Free Zone FZE. Mr. Bin Sulayem is also Co-Chairman for U.S.- U.A.E. Business Council and Member of The World Economic Forum USA, Inc. and on the board of 6 other companies.
In the past he occupied the position of Chairman at Tejari Solution FZ LLC, Chairman for Istithmar World PJSC, Chairman for Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corp., Chairman at Unifeeder An and Board Member at Dubai World Corp.
He received an undergraduate degree from Temple University (Pennsylvania).