Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC)
Biography: Former CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company Tony Douglas is a new addition to Adac, joining the organisation as CEO in March 2013. His experience in delivering the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone, and his background in aviation and construction make him well-suited to his new role, where he will be spearheading the delivery of Abu Dhabi’s Midfield Terminal building.
As a contractor, Douglas was chief operating officer and CEO designate at the UK’s Laing O’Rourke, where he had a broad executive remit covering global business development and accountability for the group’s largest projects.
Before joining Laing O’Rourke, Douglas worked at BAA, the UK’s leading airport infrastructure operator, culminating in his appointment as CEO in charge of London’s Heathrow airport. A mechanical engineer by training, his career began in 1979 at the US’ General Motors, where he joined as an apprentice industrial engineer.
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