His Excellency Omar Saif Ghobash
United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the Russian Federation


His Excellency Omar Saif Ghobash was appointed Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Russian Federation in 2008. He began his career with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as a diplomat at the UAE Mission to the United Nations. Ghobash currently serves on the board of trustees at The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King’s College London and the Emirates Diplomatic Academy in Abu Dhabi.

Ghobash was born in the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah in 1971. He received a law degree from Balliol College, Oxford University and a mathematics degree from the University of London.