H.E. Sarah Bint Yousef Al Amiri was appointed Minister of State for Advanced Sciences during the Cabinet reshuffle, in October 2017 Her responsibilities include enhancing the contributions of advanced sciences to the development of UAE and its economy
H.E. is the Chairperson of the Emirates Scientists Council, and she also holds the position of Deputy Project Manager in Emirates Mars Mission, “Hope Probe”, at Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)
H.E. Al Amiri started her career in sciences as a programs engineer on Dubai Sat-1 and Dubai Sat-2, in addition to being part of the team that set the satellite development program, KhalifaSat. H.E. further served as the Director of Advanced Aeronautical Systems and the Director of Research and Development at MBRSC.