H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber is a Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates and member of the federal cabinet. As minister, he is responsible for handling strategic portfolios. As CEO of ADNOC, Dr. Al Jaber oversees the operations and growth of the Group.
Prior to taking on the leadership position at ADNOC, Dr. Al Jaber was the Chief Executive Officer of Energy at Mubadala—the Abu Dhabi government’s strategic investment arm and principal agent in the diversification of the Emirates’ economy. As CEO, Dr. Al Jaber drove the growth of Mubadala’s strategic energy investments across two key portfolio companies, Mubadala Petroleum and Masdar.
As Chairman of Masdar, Dr. Al Jaber continues to drive the company’s strategic direction after spearheading its launch and establishment in 2006 as its Chief Executive. Through Masdar he has pioneered efforts to create economically viable renewable energy solutions through research and development, sound investments and innovative public and private sector partnerships.
Dr. Al Jaber also holds several board and advisory positions and counsels on issues related to energy, sustainability and economic diversification.
Dr. Al Jaber serves as Chairman of the UAE National Media Council, and is an active member of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy Board of Trustees. He is also Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Ports Company, and serves on the board of Emirates Global Aluminum—the fifth largest aluminum company in the world.
Since 2011 Dr. Al Jaber has served on the United Nations Secretary General’s High Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All and in 2012 was recognized as a “Champion of the Earth,” the United Nations’ flagship award for outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science and entrepreneurship. In 2013 Dr. Al Jaber was also appointed an honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.