Khalfan Belhoul Khalfan Belhoul

Khalfan Belhoul is CEO of the Dubai Future Accelerators, as well as the Vice President – Strategy at Dubai Holding, where he is responsible for formulating Dubai Holding’s strategic direction of the company and enhance its investments and its role in the diversification of Dubai’s non-oil economy.

Now, Belhoul looks to address challenges through innovation, and the third cycle of Dubai Future Accelerators will see government entities foining forces with the private sector to develop innovative solutions and discuss ideas that integrate emerging technologies. 


Prior to joining Dubai Holding, he founded the Belhoul Investment Office, responsible for rolling-out a sophisticated asset allocation strategy spanning private equity, alternative investments, real estate and conventional assets. He spearheaded the development of long-term relationships with global investment managers.

Belhoul also played a key role in restructuring the Belhoul Group along with building a comprehensive IT platform for the Group.

Belhoul is a member of the board of Directors “Emirates Development Bank” and holds an MSc in Electronic Commerce and a BSc in Finance and Management Information Systems, both from Boston University, United States of America.

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CEO, Dubai Future Accelerators

Khalfan Belhoul looks to address challenges through innovation within the region.

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Co-Founders, Astrolabs

AstroLabs was founded in 2012 and launched in 2013 by Louis Lebbos and Muhammed Mekki.

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Ronaldo Mouchawar believes entrepreneurship is part of his DNA, as he was born in Syria in a time where trading was thriving.