Sharafuddin Sharaf

Chairman, UIBC, Vice Chairman, Sharaf Group

Major General (Rtd.) Sharafuddin Sharaf is a former Dubai Police officer. He joined Dubai Police on 1 February 1970 and retired in January 2004 at the rank of ‘Major General’.

He has been a member of the Dubai Police Community Council.

Sharaf Group was founded in 1976 by Gen. Sharafuddin Sharaf and his brother Mr. Ibrahim Sharaf. The company, which has completed forty two years in the UAE with offices in Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan, Libya, India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Egypt, Morocco, Malaysia and other African countries.

Sharaf Group operates business in various fields including shipping agencies, ship ownership companies, industrial factories, financial services, real estate, retail shops, travel and tourism, logistics, information technology, etc.

He, together with nine retired police officers, founded the First Security Group on 23 June 2004. First Security Group offers a range of security and risk services like guarding, credit & risk management, facility management, home healthcare services, etc.

Apart from the above he has been an integral part of many other progressive projects.