Digital Transformation Leader Raja Al Mazrouei joins Deloitte as Senior Advisor
Raja Al Mazrouei, Executive Vice President of the FinTech Hive at the Dubai International Financial Centre and Advisory board member of Dubai chamber of Digital Economy, has joined Deloitte as a Senior Advisor. Through her extensive experience in the Public and Private sector, Raja brings a wealth of expertise spanning across the FinTech, Digital and Innovation domains.
“We are thrilled to welcome Raja to our Deloitte family. Her experience and passion in the fields of FinTech, Government, Digital and Innovation, in addition to her strong focus on mentoring and empowering future leaders will certainly be highly valued amongst our people and clients. We are very excited to work with Raja as we aim to achieve both our own ambitions and the ambitions of the UAE,” said Tim Parr, Consulting CEO, Deloitte Middle East.
Raja joins the Deloitte team following the recent launch of the Deloitte Digital Studio in Dubai earlier this year, a space created to enhance technology solutions in the UAE and wider region, as well as to support and drive the UAE’s ambitions in driving its digital transformation agenda.
“Deloitte has always been one step forward in innovation, technology and its digital capabilities, as well as a champion of diversity in the region. I very much look forward to joining this vibrant and ambitious team as we map out and set up our digital agenda for the UAE and beyond,” said Al Mazrouei. “I am particularly keen on focusing on youth talent, diversity and inclusion by attracting, mentoring and empowering future leaders in consulting.”
With over a decade of experience in the financial services sector, Raja developed an ecosystem for financial technology entrepreneurs that has been a primary contributor in the Emirate of Dubai being named a top ten global FinTech hub. Throughout her career, she has held senior positions at Dubai Holding, National Bonds Corporation and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority.
Raja is an executive graduate of the Harvard Business School (HBS); she serves as a member of the Harvard Business School MENA Advisory Board and a member board of Trustees of Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government. In addition, she holds positions on the boards of Dubai FinTech Ventures, Afkar Ventures, and Al Masraf Arab Bank for Investment & Foreign Trade.
Raja has been named one of the top 100 Women in FinTech by Innovate Finance, the 50 Most Influential Women in Middle East Finance by Dow Jones’ Financial News, and the top 100 Power Businesswomen in The Middle East by Forbes and most recently she was selected by Arabian Business publication as one of the Women of Influence in the Arab World.