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Dr. Saif Al Seiari

Dr. Saif Al Seiari

Acting - Director General, ADWEA

An Emirati Executive Manager with extensive international expertise in the energy sector, Dr. Saif Al Seiari graduated from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering. He then received his Master’s degree from the IFP in Paris, France, and completed his PhD from the Imperial College London, UK.

Dr. Saif had been closely involved with the commercial and industrial sector during his academic years.  He provided multiple consulting services for international corporations, and was directly managing several specialized projects.  Dr. Saif also published several papers, delivered many strategic speeches, as well as many scientific lectures in various subjects of energy sector.

Dr. Al Seiari has over 17 years of experience in many energy sector fields such as technical, management, strategic and policymaking. He first worked at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on a variety of positions. Then, he joined Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) holding several positions, the last being as Executive Officer of Operations in the oil, gas, power and water sector. In 2014, he was seconded to General Secretariat of the Executive Council working in the energy sector. In September 2016, Dr. Saif was appointed as the Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA).

Dr. Saif Al Seiari is an esteemed leader with a management vision that combines humane, corporate and technical elements. His vision is based on upholding corporate values, ensuring transparency, increasing work efficiency, encouraging innovation and raising the quality of performance by developing the skills of individuals.





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