H.E. Saif Hadef Al-Shamsi holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and Business Administration from United Arab Emirates University (1981).
H.E. is the Assistant Governor of the Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Department at the Central Bank since 2011 before that he assumed multiple roles at the same entity starting from an Executive Director of the Banking Operation Department (1981-1988) then Executive Director of the Banking Supervision Department (1988-1989) then Executive Director of the Treasury Department (1989-1993) then Senior Executive Director of the Treasury Department (1993-2011).
H.E. is on the board of the General Pension and Social Security Authority since 2013 in addition to being a member of several committees within the Central Bank of United Arab Emirates as well as outside of the Central Bank.