MOHAMED AL SHAMISI

Chief Executive Officer
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Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi is the Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Ports. He oversees the development of Abu Dhabi Ports’ portfolio of assets and activities as well as directs its strategy and operations. A strong, determined and entrepreneurial leader, he leads Abu Dhabi Ports’ role in supporting the government’s objective of diversifying the non-oil and gas economy.

Under his leadership, the transition from a project-focused organisation to a fully operational, customer-focused ports and industrial zones business (KIZAD) has been a remarkable success.

With almost 20 years of industry experience, Al Shamisi is an experienced maritime professional who strives to ensure that Abu Dhabi Ports continues to hold a prime position in the region’s commercial maritime whilst boosting the profile of Abu Dhabi globally.

In 2008, he joined Abu Dhabi Ports and has held key leadership positions, which include being Executive Vice President for the Ports’ unit, where he was instrumental in restructuring and rationalising assets.

He also oversaw the completion and commissioning of the first phase of Khalifa Port, the flagship port at Abu Dhabi Ports and of its adjacent Khalifa Industrial Zone.