Consul General Hazza Alkaabi
His Excellency Hazza Alkaabi is the Consul General of the United Arab Emirates in Los Angeles, covering the West Coast. His Excellency assumed this posting in April 2019.
Prior to his assignment as Consul General, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the UAE Embassy in Paris, where he started as Head of Political, Media and Public Diplomacy in 2014.
Before his posting in Paris, Hazza worked in Abu Dhabi for the Office of the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, as well as for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Expo 2020. He was a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) campaign team, which aimed to make Abu Dhabi the headquarters of the United Nations’ intergovernmental organization supporting countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future. As part of his portfolio in Abu Dhabi, Hazza also organized and led official regional and international delegations.
Consul General Alkaabi graduated from Hull University in the United Kingdom with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering. He later completed a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Abu Dhabi University.
During his diplomatic career, Hazza has received several awards including “Excellence and Appreciation” from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.