Beyond the UAE, His Excellency was the first non-German Chair of the Wagner Foundation in Leipzig, Germany from 2014 to 2017. He was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada from 2016 to 2019. In 2020, His Excellency was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Washington DC and to the French Academy of Moral and Political Sciences by the Institut de France in Paris in 2021.
His Excellency served as a Minister of State for Cultural and Public Diplomacy in the UAE from 2017 to 2021, during which he contributed to the establishment of the Office of Public and Cultural Diplomacy. He is the Cultural Advisor to the President of the United Arab Emirates His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He is currently the Chancellor of UAE University. To find out more about him, please visit www.zakinusseibeh.com.