Board Of Trustees Details

  • Ali Obaid Al Yabhouni
    Ali Obaid Al YabhouniADNOC Group of Companies


    Dr Ali Obaid Al-Yabhouni has worked with the ADNOC Group of Companies since 1992 in a wide range of senior positions. He was Head of the Marketing Research and Analysis Department between 1998 and 2007, before being appointed Manager for Planning & Group Coordination in April 2007. In November 2007, he became General Manager of the National Gas Shipping Company Ltd (NGSCO), then from January 2009 until the end of December 2015 he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of both Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company (ADNATCO) and National Gas Shipping Company Ltd. (NGSCO). Since January 2016, he has been Chief Executive Officer of Ruwais Fertilizer Industries (FERTIL). Dr Al-Yabhouni has been involved in OPEC affairs since 1999 as the UAE National Representative (2001-2006), and the UAE Governor for OPEC (2006-2016). He is also a Board Member of the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER) and Chairman of TAKREER’s Board Advisory Committee. He is Chairman of the UAE Shipping Association and the DNV GL Technical Meetings UAE, as well as of the Lloyd’s Register Middle East and Africa Advisory Technical Committee, and is Deputy Chairman and Board Member of Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat). Dr Al-Yabhouni holds a Doctorate of Laws from the University of Tasmania, an MBA from South Eastern University, Washington DC and a BSc in Economics and Political Science from the University of Southern Indiana.