Ali Al Zaabi
Chief Operating Officer
Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, United Arab Emirates
Ali Al Zaabi is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). He is responsible for ENEC’s effective achievement of its overarching operational objectives and leads strategic procurement across the business.
Al Zaabi also oversees the governance framework of all ENEC projects, and ENEC’s enterprise risk management program.
Prior to becoming COO, Al Zaabi was the Executive Director for Project and Construction Management at ENEC’s Construction Project Office.
Al Zaabi has almost 20 years of experience in the UAE’s energy industry, across a wide variety of roles from planning to engineering. Before joining ENEC, Ali worked at several Abu Dhabi oil and gas entities under Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). He also served as a Projects Engineer at Abu Dhabi Distribution Company from 2003 to 2007.
Al Zaabi started his career at Abu Dhabi Polymer Company (Borouge), where he worked as a Mechanical Engineer and a SAP Maintenance Engineer from 2001 to 2003.
He holds a Masters in Engineering System Management from the American University of Sharjah and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Tulsa University, Oklahoma, USA.