Fares Al Mazrooei has strong business knowledge since he owns several local and US companies. Fares is the Founder and Managing Director of Forwardit.com and Worldtome.com, freight forwarding companies serving clients in America and the Middle East mainly to cater customers online shopping and shipping needs. He served for six years as a Dubai Police officer and holds a BA
in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University in the United States. He is the Founder of Volt.ae, a startup dedicated to accelerating clean technology in the Middle East. Fares is the principal advisor to Tesla on their entry into the UAE market, and continue to play a leadership role in growing the Electric Vehicle community. As a result of Fares’ work, Tesla secured an initial order of 200 vehicles from the Dubai government and was granted rare permission to operate in UAE without a local partner. Fares also lobbied the Federal Government successfully to mandate conversion of 10% of all government fleets across all ministries to Electric Vehicles. He is also an Advisor for UAE based company EVERA and international based companies like Chargetrip, CSRA Inc. and General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT).