Mohammad Saeed Al-Shehhi is moving on from his role as CEO of Dubai Design District (d3) to pursue a new role that further advances the realisation of Dubai’s vision. He is replaced by Khadija Al Bastaki who will assume the role  of executive director of d3. Commenting on Al-Shehhi’s departure, Malek Al Malek, CEO of TECOM Group, said: “We are grateful to Mohammad Saeed Al-Shehhi for his passion and dedication to our organisation. His exemplary leadership and countless contributions have made d3 the success it is today.”

Al Bastaki will focus on business growth and continuing to build the profile of the community as a leading destination for design, art and culture. She brings with her more than 14 years of executive experience in business development, portfolio management, and international relations with a focus on building strategic partnerships.