Minister of Industry & Advanced Technology, U.A.E., and Chief Executive Officer
H.E. Dr Sultan Al Jaber is a Minister of State in the United Arab Emirates Cabinet and Chief Executive Officer of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC Group).
As Minister of State, Dr Al Jaber is responsible for a number of economic, political, development and social files of the UAE, promoting the UAE’s strategic relations with a number of countries. Dr Al Jaber oversaw the UAE’s development program in Egypt, where he applied a unique, hands-on partnership model of project implementation. He also assisted in the launch of the China Joint Strategic Investment Fund and represents the UAE on the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Before entering government, Dr Al Jaber developed a specialized expertise in energy and infrastructure, beginning his early career at ADNOC. He established Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s pioneering renewable energy initiative, and served seven years as its Chief Executive Officer, guiding its global contribution to clean technology and sustainable development. In February 2016, while retaining the chairmanship of Masdar, he returned to ADNOC as its Chief Executive Officer, where he leads its evolution to remain one of the world’s leading energy companies and a central pillar of the UAE’s economy.
Dr Al Jaber holds a number of additional executive positions, including Chairman of the National Media Council, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Ports Company and Director-General of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. In 2009 he led Masdar’s efforts in the UAE’s successful bid to host the headquarters of the "International Renewable Energy Agency."
Dr Al Jaber holds a PhD in business and economics from the UK, as well as BSc in chemical and petroleum Engineering and an MBA from the US.