Masdar Board of Directors


His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber

In 2006, H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber spearheaded the launch and establishment of Masdar and continues to drive the company’s strategic direction as its Chairman.

In 2013, H.E. Dr. Al Jaber was appointed UAE Minister of State and a member of the UAE Federal Cabinet. He was invited to serve as a member of the United Nations Secretary General’s Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change (AGECC) in 2009 and has been responsible for developing and advocating the UAE’s position on energy, environment, water and international climate change negotiation as the UAE’s Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change since 2010.

Most recently H.E. Dr. Al Jaber has been appointed Director General of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)

His Excellency Dr. Ahmad Belhoul

H.E. Dr. Ahmad was appointed Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Higher Education in February 2016, supervising the development of higher education and scientific research in the UAE.

H.E. Dr. Ahmad previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Masdar, where he was also a member of the executive committee at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. Prior to that role, H.E. was formerly Vice President, Industry Unit of Mubadala Development Company, H.E. holds a PhD from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia; a Master's degree from the University of Melbourne; and a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Khalifa University.

Ahmed Saeed Al Calily

Ahmed serves as Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Energy, overseeing Mubadala’s interest in the energy sector, including Mubadala Petroleum and Masdar.

Ahmed joined Mubadala from his role as Director General of the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee

Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi 

Ahmed is the Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Technology & Industry, with oversight of Mubadala’s semiconductor, metals and mining, and utilities portfolios.

Before joining Mubadala, Ahmed was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he led the Abu Dhabi and Principal Investor practices. He was also a Marketing Manager at Procter & Gamble, where he led several flagship brands.

Carlos Obeid 

Carlos is Mubadala’s Group Chief Financial Officer, responsible for managing Mubadala’s corporate and support functions worldwide: Group Finance; Corporate Finance & Treasury; Construction Management Services; and Group Support Services.

Homaid Al Shimmari 

Homaid is Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Aerospace & Engineering Services, with oversight of Mubadala’s aerospace, communications technology and defense services portfolios. 

Before joining Mubadala, Homaid was a Lieutenant Colonel in the UAE Armed Forces, with involvement in military aviation, maintenance, procurement and logistics.

Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi 

Khaled is the Chief Human Capital Officer for the Mubadala Group, responsible for performance management, learning and development, employee career growth, talent acquisition and Emiratization.

Before joining Mubadala, he worked as Chief Investment Officer of International Capital and was also the Head of Corporate Finance & Business Development at the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, where he focused on developing the bank’s investment banking capabilities.

Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi 

Waleed serves as Mubadala’s Deputy Group CEO and Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Sectors, with oversight of Mubadala’s operational and business development activities as well as its healthcare, real estate, infrastructure and capital investment portfolios and Enterprise Technology & Services unit.