Majed Al Joker is the EVP – Corporate Affairs for Dubai Airports (DA.) A senior aviation executive with over 21 years of experience, Majed is tasked to oversee important relationships and liaise with government departments and aviation authorities. He leads Dubai Airports’ efforts in fostering national identity and coordinating government and Dubai community initiatives. He also spearheads our security, legal, internal assurance, response and recovery and resilience initiatives.
Majed joined Dubai Airports in 2008 as Vice President - Terminal Operations before serving as Senior Vice President - Operations for Dubai World Central (DWC). Prior to joining Dubai Airports, Majed served as Deputy Director - Airport Operations at Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) for one year. He began his journey in the aviation industry at Emirates airline, where he served as the Outstation Airport Services Manager in Cairo, Bangkok, Bangladesh and Malaysia, and later became Emirates airline’s Regional Manager - Airport Services (West Asia) covering 24 international stations.
He holds a Master of Science Degree in International Business Management from Heriott Watt University in the U.K. Acknowledging his skills and management acumen, he was awarded ‘Best Customer Service Leader - Public Sector’ at the Customer Service Week Awards and ‘Best Improvement Leader’ at the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Programme Awards in 2014. He also was named ‘Industry Personality 2017’ by the Resilience and Business Continuity community.
His influence in the aviation industry and key relationships with government departments and control authorities have been vital ensuring close cooperation and collaboration by all relevant stakeholders. His experience and understanding of agile airport operations and passenger expectations have been instrumental in focusing Dubai Airports’ business continuity plans to include operational considerations as well as the welfare of passengers and the airport community. With a larger than life character- he is an authoritative Dubai Airports brand ambassador and continually promotes the enterprise with Arabic media, directly dealing with all governmental bodies in matters relating to the affairs of the airport and competently represent the company in Dubai’s various community initiatives like Dubai 10X, Expo 2020 among others.