8. Maryam Al Suwaidi

Company: Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)
Title: CEO
Nationality: Emirati
Sector: Banking and Financial Services

In 2021, Al Suwaidi became the first woman to be CEO of the SCA. In November 2023, the U.A.E. Sustainable Finance Working Group developed the “Principles for the Effective Management of Climate-related Financial Risks” agreement, which targets financial sector entities to address climate change in their management decisions. She is also the CEO of the Financial Markets Operations Sector at the SCA.