Mrs. Fatima Al Shaygi serves as TAQA’s Vice President, UAE & GCC Asset Management Water and Thermal Generation, and TAQA Women Council Chair. She brings more than 13 years of high-caliber experience in renewable energy, conventional water, power, and investment portfolio management in the utilities and energy sector to the company. Fatima is currently a chairwoman and director in the boards of multiple IWPPs in the UAE and KSA, including Fujairah1, Fujairah 2, Um Al Nar, Shweihat 1,2,3, Taweelah A1, Taweelah TB and Tanajeeb KSA.

Prior to her joining TAQA, she served in several senior level roles across the Abu Dhabi energy sector, including Asset Manager, Analyst, Head of Business Support, at Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (MASDAR), Chief Financial Officer at Al Reyadah CCS Co and Finance Manager at Shams Power Company.

Beyond her expertise in strategic management, Mrs. Fatima excels in interpersonal skills, effectively resolving complex issues, and inspiring teams to achieve peak performance. With a solid commitment to excellence, she brings together diverse stakeholders, fostering cooperation and achieving remarkable results.

Mrs. Al Shaygi holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Banking from UAE University and has completed Harvard Business Executive Training Program in addition to TAQA London Business School Executive Training Program TED.

Fatima Al ShaygiChairwoman

Mr. AbdulAziz Al Obaidli is the Director of the UAE Asset Management at the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA). TAQA is a top 10 integrated utilities player in the EMEA region by regulated assets. Under his position, he oversees the UAE’s power and water generation business line.

Boasting of more than 13 years of experience in thermal power generation, including renewables, Mr. Al Obaidli sits in the boards of several power generation and water desalination companies in the UAE and the Middle East.

Prior to joining TAQA, he worked for several companies in the field of energy and renewables. His career began in 2006 as a field engineer with Dubai Aluminum, a smelting facility with a 2.3 GW capacity power plant. Mr. Al Obaidli was also a research engineer at Masdar Research Network, where he was a guest scientist for a joint initiative with the German Aerospace Center to explore and develop an integrated combined cycle solar power plant.

Mr. Al Obaidli earned an M.Sc in Energy Engineering specializing in power plant technology from RWTH Aachen University in Germany and a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the UAE University. He also received the Emirates Energy Award in 2013 and was a member of the Zayed Future Energy Prize Review Committee.

AbdulAziz Al Obaidli
Board Director

Mr. Mothana Bahjat Qteishat has been the Managing Director of Jinkopower since 2015. For the past six years, Mr. Qteishat has been leading Jinko’s activities in the MEA region, including the Noor Abu Dhabi 1.2 GW project, the largest photovoltaic (PV) plant operational to date, and the still being constructed Dafrah 2.2 GW solar project, the largest initiative of its kind to date.

Mr. Qteishat has been a Board Member of Noor Abu Dhabi Company since 2017 and of Dafrah Solar Power Company since 2020.

A seasoned professional with more than a decade of executive management experience, Mr. Qteishat has a proven track record in the PV solar industry with more than a 3.5 GW of IPP project development and utility and commercial scale deployment.

For more than a decade, his career is focused on the Middle East’s PV industry, covering the entire chain of the solar industry, including EPC, supply chain, development and investment. Mr. Qteishat is one of the early founders of the region’s solar industry with significant contributions and achievements.

Mr. Qteishat holds a Bsc degree in Electrical Power Engineering from Mutah University, Jordan.

Mothana Bahjat Qteishat
Board Director

Mr. Imad Saket is the Director of Engineering and Construction at Jinko, covering MEA and APAC regions. He brings over 10 years of experience in the Solar energy sector to the company.

He has been allocated key management positions in the design, engineering, and construction phases of projects exceeding 4 GW, bringing innovative solutions that optimized project design and its economics.

Mr. Imad led the design, engineering, execution, and operation of solar utility scale projects in the region, most notably Noor Abu Dhabi the world’s largest operational solar plant with a total capacity of 1.2 GW, and Al Dhafra Projects which is the largest construction solar plant with a total capacity of 2.1 GW, over the past seven years.

Mr. Imad holds a Master Sc in Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Electronics, and Communication Engineering from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom.

Imad Saket
Board Director

Toshiyuki Mizunuma is the Vice President, Asset Management of Marubeni Middle East Africa Power Ltd. He brings more than 15 years of experience in Asset Management in Independent Power Producer Businesses worldwide to the company.

Prior to his role in Marubeni, He was serving in J-POWER for several years and positions. His career began in 2004 in a coal power plant, and he served in different positions for 12 years in Japan. In addition, he served as the Assistant Director of Engineering in J-POWER USA Development Ltd. in Illinois, United States, for approximately four years before joining Marubeni Corporation.

Mr. Toshiyuki holds a Bachelor of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering from Waseda University in Japan.

Toshiyuki Mizunuma
Board Director

Mr. Ali Al Basher joined the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) in April 2020 as Senior Technical Support Engineer, enabling him to enhance his skills further and work with different group stakeholders.

He started his career in Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) in 2009 as a Maintenance Engineer, allowing him to develop his technical skills in the field. In 2011, he moved to Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA)for the same role to gain a diversified set of experience.

From 2012 until 2020, he worked as an Operation Engineer in Taweelah A2 Operating Company, handling various roles in operations department.

Mr. Al Basher is a Mechanical Engineer graduate from the UAE University where he completed his degree in 2008. He obtained his Master’s degree in Engineering Management from University of Wollongong in 2016.

Ali Al Basher
Board Director

Mr. Abdulrahman Maddi joined TAQA in 2021 as a Senior Associate in the Asset Management – Generation Business Unit, where he is assigned as Asset Manager of TAQA’s renewable assets.

Equipped with a decade of experience in the energy sector, Abdulrahman started his career at the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), where he worked as a Core Performance Engineer and Nuclear Fuel Buyer in the Nuclear Fuel Management, managing several special projects instrumental to the commercial operation of the Barakah power project’s units 1 & 2. His time at ENEC also included a two-year secondment at KEPCO Nuclear Fuel Company in South Korea as a Nuclear Fuel Design Engineer to perform core design analyses for the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant.

His journey in the energy sector further extended to Nawah Energy Company in the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs as a Senior Licensing Engineer, executing strategies to resolve complex regulatory issues, and overseeing key activities to ensure the successful acquisition of operating licenses for the Barakah Nuclear Power Units.

Abdulrahman holds several professional certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, Business Energy Professional (BEP) from the Association of Energy Engineers, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from Nawah Energy Company.

Abdulrahman earned a B.Sc. degree in Energy Engineering complemented by a minor in Environmental Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, USA. He is also an alumnus of McKinsey & Company’s Qiyada Emerging Leaders Program.

Abdulrahman Maddi
Board Director

Noor Abu Dhabi is one of the first initiatives to deliver the UAE’s Energy Strategy 2050. Having more than 1200 MW Capacity of fully operational photovoltaic technology marks a significant milestone.