Energy Policy Executive Director, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy
Eng. Fatima AlFoora AlShamsi joined the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) as Energy Policy Executive Director in November 2020. She is responsible for building Abu Dhabi’s energy and water policy-making capabilities, with a focus on driving the emirate’s energy transition and water security strategies. Fatima has over 20 years’ experience leading water and energy subdivisions across a number of UAE government energy institutions including the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA). Her most recent role was Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity, Water and Energy Affairs at the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure from 2014 to 2020. Fatima has demonstrated her acumen as an engineer and established a reputation as a strong business leader with vast knowledge of current economic, social, regulatory, and technical issues.