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Abdulla El Reyes

Director General National Archives of UAE


United Arab Emirates


Ph.D. in English

University of Wisconsin



Arabic, English


Dr Abdulla El Reyes has had quite an impact on the UAE over the course of its development. His passion for education has positively influenced countless Emiratis throughout the country. He has also been one of the driving forces in bringing athletic success and recognition to the UAE. More significantly, he has devoted his efforts towards establishing a centre for the country’s archives. His message to the youth is simple: Seize the opportunities today, before it is too late. “The UAE is a country that gives opportunity to its people, especially its youth. It is a unique place to live, work and be creative at the same time.”

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