Mr Saeed Jaafar Al-Awadhi was born in February 11, 1978 in the United Arab Emirates, and has lived and worked there his entire life.
He is a patient with β-thalassaemia major, married with two sons. He began working as an administrator officer in Thalassemia Center in Dubai Health Authority in early 1997 and remains there until today.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Emirates Thalassaemia Society since 2003 and acts as its financial manager until today.
As of 2011 Mr Saeed was also assigned the post of Administrative Executive in the “Sultan Bin Khailfa International Thalassemia Award”, an initiative launched in partnership with the Thalassaemia International Federation.
He has served on TIF’s Board since 2011, as Assistant Treasurer, representing the Emirates Thalassaemia Society.