Our Story

Our Story

Al Ain Educational Investments (AAEI) is a professional services firm, with deep expertise in education, management, training, investments and consultancy. AAEI was created in 2011 to contribute to the development of education in the United Arab Emirates by making investments in human education that benefit society and help produce a highly educated and skilled workforce for the benefit of the whole of the UAE.

AAEI believes that education is one of the best drivers of growth, allowing communities to benefit from enhanced opportunities in all areas of their lives. We are always seeking new opportunities to invest in projects that will develop and empower future leaders of our nation.


AAEI has worked across the education sector in a range of development areas. We have a dedicated team of professionals who serve clients in education, vocational training, schools management, investment and educational consulting, as well as strategic planners, investors and educators.

Our investments include top quality educational institutions that adhere to teaching best practice, and deliver a comprehensive, innovative and high-quality education for young people. Our deep expertise has seen us work with investors, companies and organizations to help them solve complex challenges, steer change, disrupt sectors and grow. Collaboration and innovation are ingrained in our approach, with our people aiming to provide genuine, sustainable value for our clients. AAEI operates in Abu Dhabi and has more than 500 people working in member firms. Our people are involved in the development and implementation of innovative, coherent, and successful strategies for school evaluation and educational reform to transform education systems and promote the radical improvements that are required by the authorities and achieve clients’ vision. 

Our flagship projects are The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls and The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys. These state of the premium academies offers students an all-round education where the traditions and culture of UAE are inherent in all aspects of teaching, while following the American curriculum.