H.E. Omar Saif Ghobash
Ambassador Ghobash has a law degree from Balliol College, Oxford and an advanced degree in mathematics from the University of London. He has established legal and financial companies in the UAE and abroad, and in 2008 he was appointed Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Russia. He sponsors the Saif Ghobash–Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, in memory of his father, Saif Ghobash, the UAE’s first Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.