Ali Obaid al-Yabhouni

Company and position: CEO, Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company (ADNATCO) and National Gas Shipping Company (NGSCO)

Biography: Ali Obaid al-Yabhouni has worked at the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) group of companies in several senior positions since 1992. He was appointed CEO of NGSCO in November 2007 and was selected to head up ADNATCO in January 2009.

ADNATCO has a fleet of 22 ships, including bulk carriers, chemicals and product tankers and roll-on/ roll-off vessels. NGSCO was set up in December 1993 to transport LNG on behalf of Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company. It has a fleet of eight LNG carriers. Al-Yabhouni is the UAE governor for oil producers’ group Opec and is a board member of Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer).

He has a degree in economics and political science from the University of Southern Indiana and a master’s degree in business administration from South Eastern University, both in the US.

Contact Tel: (+971) 2 602 8600

Updated: 21.01.13