Board Of Trustees Details

  • Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi
    Captain Mohamed Juma Al ShamisiCEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, a maritime executive with more than 18 years of industry experience


    CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi develops and directs the strategy and operations its portfolio of assets and business units, and has successfully driven the transition from a project-focussed organisation to fully operational, customer-focussed ports and industrial zones business (Kizad). He joined Abu Dhabi Ports in 2008 and has held key leadership positions, including Executive Vice President for the company’s Ports Unit, where he was instrumental in restructuring this unit and rationalising its assets. He oversaw the completion and commissioning of the first phase of Abu Dhabi Ports’ flagship port, Khalifa Port and of its adjacent Khalifa Industrial Zone. He is currently the Chairman of Kizad Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Cruise Development Committee. He served as a Board Member and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Terminals and as a Board Member of Etihad Airways. Cpt. Al Shamisi obtained an MBA and Graduate Certificate of Management from the University of Tasmania, Australia and was recently awarded the Australian Maritime College’s (AMC) Peter Morris Prize for his significant contributions to the maritime industry. He also completed an advanced Diploma of Applied Science (shipmaster) and earned the AMC Baird Publication Prize for Best Performance in Navigation studies as well as the Sheikh Rashid Award for Academic Excellence.