Dr.Al-Khouri is the Director General (Under Secretary) of Emirates Identity
Authority; a federal government organisation established in 2004 to rollout and
manage the national identity management infrastructure program in the United
Arab Emirates. He has been involved in the UAE national identity card since its
early conceptual phases during his work with the Ministry of Interior. He has
also been involved in many other strategic government initiatives in the past 22
years of his experience in the government sector.
He holds an engineering doctorate degree in strategic and large scale programs
management from Warwick University, UK; Masters Degree (M.Sc.) in Information
Management from Lancaster University, UK; and a Bachelors Degree (B.Sc., Hons.)
from Manchester University, UK. He is also a member in several academic and
He is an active researcher in the field of advanced technologies
implementation in government sector, and the approaches to reinventing
governments and revolutionising public sector services and electronic business.
He has published more than 50 research articles in various areas of
applications in the past 10 years.