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Rima Al Mokarrab

Rima Al Mokarrab chairs the Board of Tamkeen LLC

Rima is Executive Director of Strategic Affairs at the Executive Affairs Authority of Abu Dhabi, a government agency mandated to provide strategic policy advice to the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. She also co-founded and currently co-chairs Ideas Abu Dhabi in partnership with the Aspen Institute. Rima is a member of the Board of Trustees of New York University, a Board member of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research and previously served on the Board of the UAE Space Agency.

John Tate

John Tate is the Chief Executive of Tamkeen LLC

Before joining Tamkeen in 2014, John served as Chairman of BBC Studios & Post-Production 2010-2014, as well as the Corporation's Director of Policy & Strategy 2007-2014. Prior to the BBC, John was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and subsequently PA Consulting Group. John is a Board Director of the independent merchant bank Time Partners, and Founding Ambassador of an education charity he helped establish, Teach First. He has authored numerous published reports on education, business regulation, and public policy.