About

Miral

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Guided by our past to shape our future

Established in May 2011, Miral, which means “gazelle”, symbolises agility and embodies our values. Our core vision is driven by a commitment to Abu Dhabi’s continued growth, and we have played a key role in the rapid evolution of the leisure and entertainment sector, to support the emirate’s Economic Vision 2030. 

Through our transformative and innovative projects, we aim to contribute to the capital’s long-term development as a sustainable, diversified and globally-integrated economy.

Working with strategic real estate partners, investors and the best brands from around the world, we will continue to play our part in achieving this vision.

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Architects of curated destinations

Our destinations are about so much more than just a location, they are about people. We care about delivering experiences that trigger joy – new places to live and play, new places to meet, and new experiences to remember. What we do is always carefully curated, pulling together innovation and heritage so that we can always be proud of what we do. Beyond architects we are also pioneers with the aspiration of creating a legacy to put Abu Dhabi and the UAE in the spotlight.

Leadership

H.E. MOHAMED KHALIFA AL MUBARAK

H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak is Chairman of Miral, the leading curator of experiences in Abu Dhabi.

His Excellency is a member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi, and Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, which oversees the promotion of Abu Dhabi’s heritage and culture, and develops distinctive Abu Dhabi experiences designed to enrich the lives of visitors and residents.

His Excellency is also Chairman of Aldar Properties PJSC, Abu Dhabi’s leading Property Development and Management Company, with assets in excess of $12bn and over 70 million square metres of development land.

In July 2019, His Excellency was appointed as Chairman of twofour54, Abu Dhabi’s media zone which provides the infrastructure and services to attract international, regional and local media businesses to Abu Dhabi.

In addition, Al Mubarak is the Chairman of Aldar Academies, the largest education provider in Abu Dhabi, and the Chairman of Image Nation Abu Dhabi, the film production company dedicated to building a strong film industry in the UAE.
Al Mubarak is a graduate of Northeastern University (USA), with a double major in Economics and Political Science.

MOHAMED ABDALLA AL ZAABI

As Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Al Zaabi oversees the management of Miral’s expanding portfolio on Yas Island and in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Mohamed Al Zaabi leads a dedicated team driven by a shared commitment to contribute to the growth of Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry and in return to the economic diversification of the Emirate.

Under his management, Miral’s assets have expanded, including strategic developments across both Yas Island, one of the top global destinations for entertainment and leisure, and other areas of Abu Dhabi.

In 2018, Al Zaabi was recognised at the CEO Middle East Awards where he received the Visionary CEO Award.

Prior to joining Miral in 2015, he served as Head of Integrated Technologies for C4 Advanced Solutions and as Director of Strategic Investments at Aldar Properties. He has also served as Director of Estates at Aldar Properties.

Mohamed Al Zaabi holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD and a MSc in Strategic Project Planning from Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom.