Role of the President
The President of the Organization is elected by the General Assembly for a period of four years.
INTERPOL's Constitution requires that the President:
- Preside at meetings of the General Assembly and the Executive Committee and direct the discussions;
- Ensure that the activities of the Organization are in conformity with the decisions of the General Assembly and the Executive Committee;
- Maintain, as far as possible, direct and constant contact with the Secretary General of the Organization.
The role of President is part-time and unpaid, with the holder retaining their full-time post within their national authority.
Biography of Major General Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi
INTERPOL’s current President is Major General Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi, of the United Arab Emirates. Mr Al-Raisi was elected at the 89th General Assembly in Istanbul in November 2021 and will serve as President until 2025.
2015-present: Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior in the United Arab Emirates
2012-2015: Director General of Electronic Services and Communications - Ministry of Interior
2005-2015: Director General of the General Administration of the Central Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police
2001-2005: Director of the Information Technology and Communication Department at the Abu Dhabi Police
1992-2001: Head of the IT Section at the Telecommunications and Information Systems Department
1986-1992 Head of the Forensic Science Institute
1980: Joined the Abu Dhabi Police Force
2013: Professional Doctorate in Policing, Security, and Community Safety - London Metropolitan University - United Kingdom
2010: MBA in Innovative Management Practices - Coventry University - United Kingdom
2004: Police Administration Diploma - University of Cambridge - United Kingdom
1986: Bachelor of Computer Science (B.Sc.) - Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio - United States of America
Mr Al-Raisi served as a delegate on INTERPOL’s Executive Committee from 2018 to 2021.