H.E Dr Ali Bin Tamim

Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre (ALC) at the Department of Culture and Tourism, as well as the Secretary General of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Al-Markaz, Majallat al-Dirasat al-Arabiyya, as well as the leading online news platform 24.ae.

Bin Tamim held various positions related to the cultural and heritage sectors in the UAE. He served as a chairperson of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, Chairman of the Executive Committee and as a member of the board of directors of National Archives from 2015-2018. Bin Tamim also managed the Kalima Translation Project and was the General Manager of Abu Dhabi Media Company from 2016 to 2019.

Bin Tamim was selected as a Jury member for several prominent cultural awards in the UAE, most notably the Prince of Poets Program, Dubai Cultural Award, and the Khalifa Educational Award.  He also served as a member of the Supreme Committee of the State Appreciation Award.

Bin Tamim received his Doctorate Degree in Literary Critique from Yarmouk University in Jordan in 2005 and a master's degree in Arabic language and literature from the University of Jordan in 2001. He also contributed to many media and cultural initiatives in the United Arab Emirates.