Full Name
H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber
Job Title
COP28 President-Designate, UAE Minister of Industry & Advanced Technology, Chairman of Masdar, MD & Group CEO
Speaker Bio
H.E. Dr Sultan Al Jaber is a Minister of State in the United Arab Emirates Cabinet and COP28 UAE President Designate, Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC Group) and Chairman of Masdar.

In January 2023, Dr Al Jaber was appointed COP28 UAE President Designate, where he is tasked with convening global consensus around raising ambition to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement and translate those goals into practical action. He has been UAE Special Envoy for Climate since November 2020 and previously served in the role from 2010 to 2016.

Dr Al Jaber has over 20 years’ experience across the energy spectrum and has played a leading role in the country’s energy diversification.

In 2006, at the direction of the UAE leadership, he established Masdar and served seven years as its Chief Executive Officer, guiding its global contribution to clean technology and sustainable development.

In 2009 he led Masdar's efforts in the UAE's successful bid to host the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency. He has continued as Chairman of Masdar, guiding the company’s strategic direction toward becoming one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, with the goal of growing its portfolio to at least 100 gigawatts by 2030.

In 2016, Dr Al Jaber was appointed Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC, where he has led a rapid and comprehensive transformation at the direction of the UAE leadership to futureproof the company through increased efficiencies, a comprehensive decarbonization program, strengthened financial performance and an enhanced long-term sustainability strategy. Through this transformation, ADNOC has evolved into an advanced, progressive energy company.
H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber