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  • His Excellency Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi

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    His Excellency Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi is member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), the catalyst for economic growth in the emirate. In this role, H.E. is spearheading strategies and initiatives to further enhance the soaring, diversified, smart, and sustainable “Falcon Economy”.


    With a strong experience in the finance and investments sector, H.E. Al Zaabi has managed and executed multi-billion-dollar investment transactions and led numerous restructurings across a multitude of sectors.


    H.E. is also the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre located in the UAE capital and cementing Abu Dhabi’s status as a leading financial hub and “Capital of Capital”. At ADGM, H.E. has been playing a pioneering role in positioning Abu Dhabi as the gateway of opportunities for regional and international businesses and attracting them to operate and expand in Abu Dhabi.


    H.E. Al Zaabi is the Chairman of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED), the socio-economic development entity encouraging entrepreneurship, innovation culture, and supporting the SMEs through highly targeted financing, services, and training initiatives and programmes.


    Recently H.E. was appointed the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hub71, supporting the acceleration of Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem growth, and building of globally enduring, homegrown tech companies by providing access to global markets, capital ecosystem and global network of partners, governed by forward-thinking regulation.


    H.E. serves as a board member on multiple private sectors, government and commercial state-owned entities across the energy, investment, technology, real estate, and healthcare sectors. H.E. has also served on the boards of numerous banks and financial institutions in the past.


    He started his career at the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and was also the Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO) of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). He also held an executive position to manage the central treasury of the Government of Abu Dhabi while holding several leadership roles in the past across multiple private and government related entities in finance and investments, transformation and turnarounds, strategy, and corporate governance.


    H.E. Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the United Kingdom.


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