Board of Directors

The Board comprises a minimum of four and a maximum of nine Directors to be elected by the shareholders. Each Director is appointed for a term of three years and, upon the expiration of that period, the Board may be reconstituted.

H.E. Saeed Mubarak Al-Hajeri
Chairman of the Board

Elected to the Board in 2011, elected Chairman in 2014.
Career and experience: H.E. Saeed Mubarak Al Hajeri has more than 23 years’ experience in international finance. In addition, he is a member of the Executive Advisory Board of MSCI Barra and a Board member of various Abu Dhabi and UAE government entities. H.E. Al Hajeri is an Executive Director at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). He previously held the position of Governor of the Board of the CFA Institute.
Qualifications and recognition: H.E. Al Hajeri has a bachelor of business administration from Lewis & Clark College in the United States and holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He also attended the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School. He was elected by the World Economic Forum in 2007 as one of the top 250 Young Global Leaders for his contribution to the public and financial sectors in the United Arab Emirates.

H.E. Khaleefa Al Qamzi
Vice-Chairman

Elected to the Board in 2017.
Career and experience: H.E. Khaleefa Al Qamzi is currently the Director of Evaluation and Follow-up at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). Since joining ADIA in 1997, Al Qamzi has held several executive positions. H.E is the Chairman of the Investment Committee of Zayed Charitable & Humanitarian Foundation, and a Board Member of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Arabtec Holding. He has previously served as a board member of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain Distribution Companies, as well as Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA)
Qualifications and recognition: H.E. Al Qamzi holds an executive MBA in business administration from Zayed University, UAE.

H.E. Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al Hemaidi
TAQA Board Member

Elected to the Board in 2011.
Career and experience: H.E. Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al Hemaidi has held various positions at Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) including Managing Director of both Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company and Abu Dhabi Distribution Company.
Before joining ADWEA in 1997, he held key positions at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, Al Ain International Airport and the Privatisation Committee for Water and Electricity Sector of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
H.E. is a former member of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, Taweelah Asia Power Company, Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Company, Abu Dhabi Transmission & Dispatch Company in addition to Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and Al Ain Distribution Company.
Currently H.E. Al Hemaidi is a Board member at Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada), Chairman of Shuweihat Asia Power Company and an Advisor at Al Ain Distribution Company.
Qualifications and recognition: H.E. Al Hemaidi is a civil engineering graduate from UAE University.

H.E. Salem Sultan Al Dhaheri
TAQA Board Member

Elected to the Board in 2011.
Career and experience: H.E. Salem Sultan Al Dhaheri is currently Deputy Director at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), having held various positions since joining the authority in 1993. H.E. Al Dhaheri is also a Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Audit Committee of several public and private companies.
Qualifications and recognition: H.E. Al Dhaheri is a Certified Public Accountant. He has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Metropolitan State College in Denver, United States.

H.E. Khaled Abdulla Al Mass
TAQA Board Member

Elected to the Board in 2014.
Career and experience: H.E. Khaled Abdullah Al Mass is the Chairman of iMass Investment and a Board Member of the National Health Insurance Company (Daman), the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), as well as Independent Health Information Technology Services (InHealth). He has previously served as a Board member in companies specialising in a variety of fields, including real estate, finance and direct investments.
Qualifications and recognition: H.E. Al Mass has a bachelor degree in management from Marylhurst University, United States.

H.E. Dr. Saif Saleh Al Seiari
TAQA Board Member

Elected to the Board in 2017.
Career and experience: H.E. Dr. Saif Saleh Al Seiari joined Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) in 2010 and has held senior leadership positions with the responsibility of developing alternative and technology-driven energy initiatives. He currently serves as Senior Advisor to the Vice Chairman of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining TAQA, Al Seiari held various technical and managerial positions at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). In 2016, Dr. Al Seiari was appointed as the Acting Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA). Al Seiari is Chairman of Taweelah Asia Power Company’s board of directors.
Qualifications and recognition: Al Seiari holds a PhD in petroleum engineering from Imperial College London, UK.

H.E. Mohammed Sahoo AlSuwaidi
TAQA Board Member

Elected to the Board in 2017.
Career and experience: H.E. Mohammed Sahoo AlSuwaidi held his last position as the Chief Executive Officer of Nawah Energy Company, the company responsible for the operations and maintenance of the Barakah nuclear reactors in the UAE. H.E. Al Suwaidi also served as a Board Member of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Barakah One Company. H.E. AlSuwaidi has previously held top executive-level positions at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and its subsidiaries, including his position as Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited (GASCO) for over ten years. H.E. Al Suwaidi is a member of various committees in several other public and private companies. Currently H. E. AlSuwaidi is the Founder and Chairman of Equilibrium Engineering Consultancy.
Qualifications and recognition: AlSuwaidi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, United States.