About the Ambassador
 
Her Excellency Hafsa Abdulla Mohamed Sharif Al Ulama presented her letter of credence as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to Montenegro to His Excellency Mr Filip Vujanović, the President of Montenegro, on 6th October - 2010.
 
Ambassador Al Ulama is the Managing Director of Global Ideas L.L.C. Previously, she was the Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Capital Group.  During that time, she was responsible for developing and expanding business in and outside of the U.A.E.
 
Ambassador Al Ulama’s experience has been extensive and various. She worked in the private and public sectors, as well as in administrative and commercial activities. She had extensive experience in Citibank, UAE, where she developed her expertise in management and became the first UAE woman VP in the bank in the UAE.
 
Her experience in the public sector was in the Ministry of Economy and Planning where she had handled, as Assistant Under Secretary, the reengineering process, and managed the Statistics and Planning section. She was also the Director of UAE Census 2005.
 
Ambassador Al Ulama was involved with the formation of UAE’s first women national football team. 
 
She completed her Master of Science in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from San Diego State University.