Dr Adil Alzarooni

Leader of Entrepreneurial Teams & Founder

Citizens School
Dr. Adil Alzarooni is an Emirati business leader and educator, committed to lifelong learning.
With over two decades of experience in executive management, investments, sales, logistics, IT security, and economic zone development, he has served in various leadership positions within UAE government entities as well as family-owned businesses. He has bolstered his portfolio with directorship positions in a number of firms in diverse sectors including healthcare, education, financial services, logistics, media, technology, food and beverage, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and real estate. Currently, he operates two family offices. 
Dr. Adil holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Etisalat College of Engineering, a master’s in business administration from American University of Sharjah, and a PhD in family businesses and business systems from the British University in Dubai. He is a passionate educator and an inspiring public speaker in the fields of economic zone development and the sustainability of family businesses. He is the co-author of Economic Zones: The Essentials and the author of Sustaining Family Businesses: The Essentials.


31 October, 2023 | 11:50 to 12:10
The Future of Education

Founder of Citizens School, Dr. Adil Alzarooni, will be discussing the importance of equipping future entrepreneurial teams with more than just the necessary business and job skills. Future entrepreneurs should also possess the vision and tools to improve their overall quality of life and well-being while making valuable contributions to the community.

Throughout his talk, Dr. Adil will share his mission of creating exceptional learning experiences for children and establishing a vibrant community space. A space that brings together educators, mentors, and parents to foster well-being, entrepreneurship, and creativity with an aim of creating an environment that supports the growth and development of individuals in a holistic manner.

31 October, 2023 | 12:10 to 13:00
Panel session: Schools of the Future