HE Dr. Khalifa Al-Romaithi serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the UAE Space Agency. Dr. Khalifa has held major government positions, requiring the highest standards of leadership and integrity.

Dr. Al-Romaithi has extensive professional experience and military service; he first enrolled in the UAE Armed Forces in 1978. Previous to his current position, he served as Director of Military Survey Department, Commander of Military Works and the Chief of Logistics Staff. In company with his primary responsibilities, he is also a Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of National Qualification Authority.

In addition to Dr. Al-Romaithi’s military education, he holds a Bachelor degree in Administration Science and Photogrammetry. He obtained his MSc in Geographic Information Science and Earth Observation from ITC in the Netherlands and PhD in Geomatics from UTM University