H.E. Tariq Sultan bin Khadem holds a Bachelor Degree in Economy from United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain as well as holding a Master Degree in Islamic Economics from The American University in Egypt.
H.E. is the Chairman of the Directorate of Human Resources in the Emirate of Sharjah since 2010 and a Member of Sharjah Executive Council since 2006. He assumed multiple important roles at the government such as: Director General of Administrative Control Department (2006-2009), Director of Administrative Control Department (2005-2006), Director of Finance and Administrative and Compensation Department - Directorate of Town Planning & Survey (1998-2005), Head of Administrative Department and Head of Public Relations Department at Sharjah Municipality (1993-1998) and Head of Procurement and Tenders at Sharjah Municipality (1986-1993).
Besides His Excellency’s governmental posts he is a member of a number of boards and committees such as: Member of the Board of Directors of the General Pension and Social Security Authority since 2013, Member of the Arab Family Organization Committee since 2013, Member of the Board of Trustees of Sharjah University since 2014 and Chairman of the Civil Service Committee since 2006. He was previously a member of a number of boards and committees such as: Chairman of the Organization of Human Resources Supreme Committee (2012-2013), Member of the Human Resources Board of Trustees (2010-2013), Member of the Civil Service Committee (1998-2006), Member of Sheikh Zayed Housing Committee (2001-2006) and General Coordinator of the Urban Planning Symposium Versions 1-8 (1998-2006).
Finally, H.E. fulfills couple of important posts in the sport field such as: Chairman of Al Thiqah Club for the Handicapped, Deputy Chairman of UAE Disabled Sports Federation- Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee, Member of the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation, Honorary Member of Sharjah Sports Club and Chairman of the Sharjah Government Employees Club.