Abdulla Saif Ali Slayem Al-Nuaimi serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board and was originally appointed to the Board in 2005. He is also Director General and Director of the Privatization Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and serves on the boards of a number of its subsidiaries, including Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and Al Ain Distribution Company. He also serves on the board of First Energy Bank. Before joining TAQA, he held the positions of Chairman of Al Wathba Central Services Company, Deputy Chairman of Al Ain Distribution Company, Deputy Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company, Director of Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, Director of Oman Insurance Company and Senior Analyst at ADIA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from UAE University.