H.E. Tareq Abdulraheem Al Hosani is the Secretary General of Tawazun Council, the government authority responsible for acquisition management, industrial development and the setting of regulations, standards and governance for the defense and security industry.
H.E. Tareq Al Hosani manages the day-to-day business activities of Tawazun Council. He started his career as an officer in the UAE Armed Forces, where he progressed in the ranks to head the Integration Section, commanding a large team working on the development of core avionics systems for fighter aircraft. He then took on the role of Deputy Director General for the National Electronic Security Authority (NESA).Tareq also held the position of Associate Director at Mubadala Investment Company and the Chief Executive Officer of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), before becoming the Chief Executive Officer of Tawazun Council.
Al Hosani holds a number of governance positions in the Defense, Security, Education, and Aviation. He currently serves as Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Bayanat and Tawazun Technology & Innovation (TTI), and as Vice Chairman in the Boards of Al Forsan Holding and Yahsat. He is a member of Royal Jet and Rabdan Academy Boards.
Previously, Tareq Al Hosani served as Chairman of Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL), Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Health Services (SEHA), and sat on the Boards of several entities, such as UAE Space Agency, Edge Group, Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), National Health Insurance Company (Daman), Higher Colleges of Technology and Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC). He holds a Masters degree in Electronics & Communication from Université Pierre et Marie Curie in France and a Bachelors in Aeronautics from Saint Louis University in the United States of America. He is also the holder of an Accelerated Executive Development Diploma from IMD Business School in Switzerland.