Hanan Balalaa

Senior Vice President, New Energies and Hydrogen at ADNOC

Hanan Balalaa joined ADNOC as Senior Vice President, New Energies & CCUS in October 2022, bringing a wealth of energy industry experience with a special focus on energy transition and the role clean energies can play in the energy mix.

Balalaa joined ADNOC in February 2021 as Vice President, Asset Management, and she has been a member of the ADNOC Distribution Executive Committee since February 2022.

Prior to joining ADNOC, Balalaa served as Vice President, Portfolio Management for Power and Water, UAE and Gulf Cooperation Council at TAQA where she joined in 2019 following four years in various asset management and strategy roles with Mubadala Petroleum. She began her career in 2012 with ADNOC’s Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) as a geophysicist.

Balalaa holds an MBA from Zayed University, UAE, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience from the University of Iowa, USA.