His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi joined the Federal Government in 2014 as the Minister of Education. In 2016, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education were merged to form the Ministry of Education. The responsibilities of the Minister include strategic supervision of education sector across the board and prepare students in the public education system to increase their productivity and achieve sustainable development for the UAE society.
His Excellency Al Hammadi is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Applied Technology, Member of the Board of Directors of Khalifa University, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute, Member of the Board of Directors of the National Qualifications Authority, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa Award for Education, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance and Chairman of the Higher Committee of Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program.
H.E. Hussain Al Hammadi graduated from the University of Embry-Riddle in the United States.