Ambassador Mohamed Saif Helal Al Shehhi is a career diplomat, and entered the foreign service of United Arab Emirates in 1992.
He served as Director of European Affairs Department (2020-2023), Director of United Nations Department (2019-2020) and Director of International Organizations Department (2018-2019) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, after being Ambassador of UAE in Canada (2012-2017) and the Dean of the Council of Arab League Ambassadors to Canada (2016-2017). During his career, he served abroad as Diplomat in the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in France, Switzerland, Italy, and Canada. Since July 2023, he is the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the Republic of Cyprus.
Mr. Al Shehhi holds a Bachelor of Science (BsC) in International Relations and Translation from Strasbourg University in France (1992).