Eng. Yousif Al Ali
Eng. Yousif Al Ali is the CEO of Etihad Water and Electricity, who is contributing to the continued growth and success of the energy and utility sector in the UAE by initiating integrated strategies and bringing diverse leadership perspectives into the sector’s policies and initiatives, as well as coordinating efforts to achieve the UAE’s 2050 Energy Strategy.
With a career spanning over 20 years in the energy and petrochemical industries, Yousif Al Ali is also a Board Member in the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, as well as many other national and international companies. He has extensive and distinguished practical experience in the areas of investment, engineering, planning, and strategic project management.
Prior to joining EtihadWE, Yousif Al Ali took up leadership positions across several entities in the energy sector, including as the Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity, Water & Future Energy Affairs at the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and as the Executive Director of Masdar Clean Energy Unit, where he led several departments including investment, asset management and operations for local and global large-scale renewable energy projects.
Yousif Al Ali holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from IE Business School in Madrid, a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from UAE University, in addition to being a Certified Professional in Project Management.