Abdulla AlBadi AlDhaheri is a Special Situations Analyst at the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, a sovereign wealth fund of Abu Dhabi. Sitting on the Global Special Situations team, Abdulla works on opportunistic investments that span the globe. Through the Council, he covers sectors such as oil & gas, mining, renewables, and real estate. Through his work with the Council, he is deeply committed to safeguarding the wealth for future generations. In addition, Abdulla works with the Learning & Development board of the Council and develops effective training methods. Raised in a rapidly growing region, Abdulla firmly believes that human capital development and innovation will play key roles in the success of the region. A staunch promoter in the development of youth, he believes that providing innovative opportunities for personal and professional growth will preserve the continuing progress the UAE is achieving. He believes that exposing youth from the region to innovative thinking offers new perspectives in tackling complex problems. In addition to his passion for investing and human capital, Abdulla loves collecting stories of different people. He is gathering together these in a journal to share inspiring tales and to bring more awareness to overlooked realities.