Company: Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC)
Position: Vice-president, ports operations
Biography: Having graduated with an applied science and navigational studies degree from the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania, Mohammed al-Shamsi obtained a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tasmania.
Before joining ADPC in 2008, Al-Shamsi worked for Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Energy Maritime, where he was in charge of a building programme for 11 double-hull chemical tankers. He is presently closely involved with the design and development of Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi, which is due to open in 2012, and plays a key role in the implementation of the Abu Dhabi Maritime Strategy.
Al-Shamsi is a board member of Abu Dhabi Terminals, and since January 2009 has been an interim board member of Emirates Ports Company, which will manage container and breakbulk terminals at Khalifa Port.
Contact: (+971) 2 695 2449
Company website: www.adpc.ae