EDA Management

Bernardino Leon

Director General

Bernardino León is Director General of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA). In this role, he works with the Board of Trustees to consolidate the status of the Academy as a global thought leader in diplomatic studies. As the head of the Academy’s international faculty, he works to ensure the highest standards of diplomatic education in nurturing the next generation of Emirati diplomats.

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Dr Nawal Al-Hosany

Deputy Director General

Dr Nawal Al-Hosany is the Permanent Representative of the UAE to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and also holds the position of Deputy Director General of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), since October 2017. At EDA, she contributes to the realisation of the Academy’s mandate; to equip the UAE’s current and future diplomats with the relevant knowledge and multi-disciplinary skills to effectively serve their nation.

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