Dr. Rashid Alleem is a passionate writer, an environmentalist, a sought-after thought leader, and an internationally respected transformational leader. He is ranked third among the 25 most influential CEOs in GCC and is considered one of the 100 most influential CEOs in the Middle East. Dr. Alleem is a dynamic leader who has worked with prestigious governmental, semi-governmental, and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Rashid was recognized as “The Knowledge Ambassador of the UAE” by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum—the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai—and as “Environmentalist of the Year 2012” by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad.


Dr. Alleem earned a Ph.D. from the University of Salford, in Manchester, UK. He has received five honorary doctorates from different universities and recently, the Academic College of Oxford, UK, honored Dr. Alleem with the title of Honorary Professor. Under his leadership, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority received the Vol­untary Cancellation Certificate for excellence in energy-saving and the reduction of CO2 emissions by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2017. He was be­stowed with the Friend of Singapore Sustainability Award 2017 by the government of Singapore and became a member of the advisory board of the Singapore World Water Council.



Alleem Books is a subsidiary of Alleem Knowledge Center (a non-profit organization) founded by Dr. Rashid Alleem, which affirms that learning is a continuous, collaborative, positive, and fulfilling process that can enrich and promote both one’s professional and personal lives.


For over 20+ years, the Alleem Books has published outstanding books of H.E. Dr Alleem and established a forum “Alleem Books Club” for members to discuss a book that they have read and then to express their opinion, likes, or dislikes, thereby offering an exchange of ideas and a healthy discussion on a wide range of issues outside the purview of selected titles. Dr. Alleem always has full belief on an old saying: “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”



The mission of Alleem Books is to symbolize the power of books and encourage reading as much as possible by creating a social engagement in the readers of all ages.


Stimulate positive, sustainable societal change through reading.


We believe that by creating a sense of community through readings and sharing knowledge, readers around the world could feel connected and help form a better society.


 Unite for universal literacy and furnish the minds.