H.E. Khaled Mohammed Balama holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University, Bloomington Campus USA (1990) as well as being a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 1995.
H.E. is the Executive Director of the Real Estate Department at Abu Dhabi Investment Council since 2008 before that he assumed multiple roles at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority starting from a Financial Analyst at the European Equities Department (1990-1995) then Assistant Advisor (1995-1997) then Deputy Director (1997-2004) both at the Evaluation and Follow Up Department then Head of Tactical Asset Allocation Unit (2004-2007).
H.E. is on the board of a number of entities including: the Central Bank of the UAE since 2008, Emirates Development Bank since 2013, Emirates Driving Company since 2001 and Arkan Building Materials since 2009.