Khalid Al Breiki

Khalid Al Breiki is the President of the Mission Support cluster, EDGE.
Prior to this role, he was CEO of GAL, where he was leading the strategic realignment of the company and managing business growth for one of the leading MRO service providers in the UAE.

Earlier, Al Breiki was the Managing Director of the Commercial Division of YAS Holding, where he managed more than 12 different commercial assets, and CEO of GAL Air Navigation Services (GAL ANS), a UAE-company specialising in Air Navigation Services based in Abu Dhabi.

Previously, Al Breiki served in a senior position in the technology acquisition and deployment field, joining an already-established core team of UAE professionals. He was also General Manager at Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), facilitating the construction of the new airport and increasing the number of qualified UAE nationals in the aviation field. Earlier, he worked as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Thales Advanced Solutions, where he led the company’s strategic projects, after serving in the UAE Armed Forces.

Al Breiki possesses extensive experience in the aviation sector, having held numerous positions within the aircraft and electronics maintenance domain. He was the Lead Engineer for the F-16 programme within the UAE Avionics Integration Team, and Systems Integration Specialist in the Flight Test and Development Centre for the UAE Air Force and Air Defence.

Khalid Al Breiki holds an MSc in Systems Engineering from Southern Methodist University (SMU) and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from The George Washington University (GW), both in the US. He has attended many senior leadership and management programmes from renowned institutions.