Shaikh Saoud Ali Almualla officially assumed his position as Consul General in August 2022, after representing the United Arab Emirates in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region since November 2021 in the capacity of Acting Consul General.
Prior to his posting in Hong Kong, he has held several diplomatic positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and is well-experienced in matters concerning the affairs of countries in the Asia-Pacific region. He served as Chargé d'Affairs at the UAE Embassy in the Republic of the Philippines, from July 2020 to July 2021.
In addition, Shaikh Saoud Ali Almualla also held the position of Deputy Head of Mission at the UAE Embassy in the Republic of India from 2013 to 2018, during which he oversaw the various departments of the mission, including the media department, public diplomacy affairs, and political affairs. During the period from 2013 to 2015, he served as Acting Commercial Attaché to the Ministry of Economy at the Embassy, where he participated in many conferences and official visits, which contributed to strengthening the foreign relations of the United Arab Emirates, as well as embodying the directions and vision of the UAE leadership.
His Excellency holds a BA in Political Science, Asian Studies, and International Relations from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.