Senior Director – Special Projects and External Affairs

Rashid holding a Bachelor degree in Information Technology and Network Engineering from UAE University and holding a Master’s degree in Quality Management from University of Wollongong.

Rashid managed various roles and responsibilities in du building the fixed network infrastructure, he managed different projects delivering state of the art FTTx networks and IP based services from triple play to advance MPLS, Ethernet and VoIP solutions. His is currently heading the Special Projects and External Affairs Department at du focusing in telecom strategies, trends and regulation and working on critical projects like the Bitstream and the Passive Network Sharing.

He believes that telecom operator’s operational and business models need to be change in order to adapt the future needs and the fast changes of telecom services as well boosting technology uses worldwide.