Omar Al Suwaidi

Manager, Capital Projects

Omar Al Suwaidi joined the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation in 2013 as a Program Manager for Art, Culture and Heritage. Mr. Al Suwaidi is responsible for leading several initiatives including the creation of Abu Dhabi’s Creative District.

Prior to this, Mr. Al Suwaidi was part of the Urban Design Studio at the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council where he was involved in policy writing, development review, and several small to large-scale design projects located across all regions of the Emirate.

Born and raised in the UAE, he has an undergraduate degree from the American University of Sharjah majoring in Architecture and Design with a minor in Design Management.