His Excellency Dr. Bader Al Matrooshi is Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and was Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba and a non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica, the Union of St.
Kitts and Nevis and the Dominican Republic, as well as the representative of the United Arab Emirates government in the Association of Caribbean States.
Prior to that, he held the position of Director of the European Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates. He also worked at the UAE Embassy in Washington, D.C. as Director of Media Affairs, and Consul at the UAE Embassy in Vienna.
H.E Al Matrooshi holds a PhD in Economic Sciences from the University of Havana, Cuba. His research focused on "Emirati cooperation with the Caribbean region". He also holds an MA in International Service from American University in Washington, D.C., with a special focus on peace, conflict resolution, and international development. In addition, he holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Alabama, with a major in Political Science and a sub-major in International Business Management.
His Excellency attended a number of executive programs, including Leading the Future of the UAE, "Leadership and Innovation" at Ashridge Business School, "Negotiation Skills" at Harvard University, "Emotional Intelligence and Strategic Leadership" at INSEAD, and "Crisis / Emergency / Disaster Management" at the University of Duke.
His Excellency Ambassador Al Matrooshi has contributed to the UAE's national initiatives such as hosting Expo 2020 in Dubai.
He represented his country in many international political, economic and social conferences organized by governmental, international and regional organizations such as the Atomic Energy Agency, OPEC, the OPEC Fund, UNIDO, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, the Association of Caribbean States, and the Central American Integration System (SICA, after its acronym in Spanish), among others.
His Excellency was also a speaker at several high-level seminars including “Foreign Direct Investment: Business Opportunities and Sustainable Development in Cuba”, held in 2018, within the framework of the thirty-seventh session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
His Excellency received many awards and appreciations from several institutions.
Many internationally recognized research institutions have published articles by HE Ambassador Al Matrooshi in the areas of sustainability, development and international cooperation.