H.E. Jawaan Awaidha Suhail Awaidha Al Khaili

Chairman, Non-Executive

He joined ADIB in Feb-2008. He also serves as the Chairman of National Holding, Co-founder & Chairman of Emirates Link Group and Chairman of Ittihad International Investment.


Mr. Faisal Sultan Naser Salem Al Shuaibi

​Vice Chairman and Board member, Non-Executive, Independent

He joined ADIB in Mar-2019. He currently holds the position of Director General of The Strategy and Performance Development General Directorate at Ministry of Interior. He holds a PhD in Application of Strategic Development in Government and Security Institutions (Balanced Scorecard).


Mr. Abdulla Ali Musleh Jumhour Al Ahbabi

Board Member, Non-Executive, Independent

He joined ADIB in Mar-2019. He is a member of ADIA Audit Committee and Board member of the National Investment Company (NIC). Previously he was Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), acting undersecretary for Abu Dhabi Department of Finance, Assistant general secretariat and a member of the Executive committee of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.


Mr. Abdul Wahab Al-Halabi

Board Member, Non-Executive, Independent

He joined ADIB in Mar-2022. He currently holds the position of Managing Director and Founder at Embassy Capital, also Partner at Decker & Halabi Limited. In addition, he is also Board member of Union Arab Bank PJSC and Union Properties PJSC, Board member and Senior Advisor of Houlihan Lokey MEA, Chairman of DXB Entertainments PJSC and AbFab Limited. He holds an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration.


Mr. Khalifa Matar Khalifa Qaroona Almheiri

Board Member, Non-Executive, Independent

He joined ADIB in Apr-2016. He currently holds the position of Executive Director – Fixed Income Department at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (“ADIA”). In addition, he is also Chairman of the Board of Directors for Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank – Egypt and Board member of ADIA (Hong Kong) Limited. He holds dual master’s degree, one in Finance and other in Agriculture and Resource Economics. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualified. He joined ADIA (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority) in 1995 as a member of the Far East Department. From 1997 to 2007, he operated out of ADIA’s London office, where his responsibilities included investment analysis, portfolio management and other managerial responsibilities. In 2008, Mr. Almheiri was promoted to the position of Executive Director of the Information Technology Department. In 2011, he was appointed Executive Director of the Alternative Investments Department.


Ms.​ Maha Mohammed Al Qattan ​

Board Member, Non-Executive, Independent

Maha AlQattan is the Group Chief Sustainability Officer at DP World. Her leadership involves overseeing and developing of the organization’s response to climate change, education, and social inequality in the supply chain and logistics sector and the wider communities where DP World operates.

As CSO, Maha is instrumental in shaping and delivering the company's decarbonization strategy to support DP World’s Net Zero targets. She also oversees the company’s sustainability strategy, which is in line with the UN's SDGs and influences DP World's business commitments to customers, investors, partners and communities.

Previously, Maha served as DP World's Group Chief People Officer, a role she held for almost seven years. A critical milestone in her role was her reorganization and optimization of the HR department, renaming it the ‘People’ department to reflect the new strategy and approach to nurturing and developing DP World's global employee base.

Prior to joining DP World, Maha enjoyed a long and distinguished career in HR across the energy and real estate sectors. She successfully completed the HR Leadership Program during her time at GE where she was the HR Integration Leader, focusing on integrating Alstom's power and grid business into GE in the MENA region.

Beyond her role at DP World, Maha holds executive and non- executive board positions at DP World UAE region, Hindustan Ports Private Limited, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), and serves on the Board of Trustees for Universite Pantheon Assas.

Maha earned a Master's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also a graduate of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Program for Leadership Development Promising Leader's program in collaboration with Duke University and INSEAD.


Mr. Najib Youssef Fayyad

Board Member, Non-Executive

He joined ADIB in Mar-2019. He currently holds the position of Special Advisor to the Board of Directors at National Holding Group. In addition, he has over 25 years work experience serving in leadership roles including Chairmanship, CEO and Managing Director levels with various conglomerate groups in USA, Europe and MENA region. ​​​​​​​​​

Note: The average tenure of our Board members is 5 years.​​​​​​​​​​