1996, Bachelor’s in Petroleum Engineering, University of Tulsa. Experience in corporate administration in different sectors including ship building, defence systems, oil and gas services sector and real state development. Has held various positions in government as well as the private sector, including 10 years with ADNOC; 2004-05, seconded to Shell EP, Netherlands; former Director, Production and Engineering Facilities. 2007, joined Mubadala Company; responsible for the development of new projects and investments in exploration and production in Middle Eastern countries and Africa. Since March 2013, UAE Minister of Energy. The Ministry’s functions focus on contribution to sustainable development, coordinating and representing petroleum affairs, minerals, electricity and water and is charged with the responsibility of assuring that these resources are utilized to support the national economy in a pioneering and exemplary fashion in collaboration with other relevant authorities. Chairman of the Board of Directors: Federal Electricity and Water Authority; Mubadala Petroleum Co.; Emirates Liquified Gas Co. Member: Higher Advisory Committee, Supreme Petroleum Council; Board of Directors, Petroleum Development Co.; Board of Directors, Dolphin Energy Co.; Audit Committee, ADNOC.