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  • Fatima Balfaqeeh
  • Procurement Expert and independent arbitrator
  • UAE

Fatima Balfaqeeh is an independent Arbitrator in International Business and an Associate of the Charter Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Fatima comes with over 14 years of experience in dispute resolution in construction related matters, governance enforcement in contracts and procurement fields in government entities, project related finance, payables and banking credit facilities for cooperate clients.

Fatima Balfaqeeh is a UAE National who is strategically placed in Abu Dhabi, UAE arbitration scene, with active involvement with the International Chamber of Commerce in MENA region such as representing in an official delegation to the ICC Head Quarter in Paris France to represent UAE National Women Arbitrators.

Her expertise includes position such as Acting Procurement Director, Senior Procurement Manager, Contracts Section Head, in addition to roles in Projects Payable in finance departments and Corporate Credit Facilities.

Fatima is a licensed arbitrator from the GCC Commercial Arbitration Center in Bahrain, and communicates fluently in Arabic and English, in addition to having experience in conferences panel moderation, serving as Master of Ceremony and being a speaker.