We're immensely proud of everything we've achieved as a truly diverse travel group, but it's our people who make us who we are. And as we continue to evolve as a business, it's the passion, knowledge and pioneering vision of our leadership that inspires and motivates our teams to deliver on our promise: to transform the travel industry through creativity and innovation.
His Excellency Mohamed Mubarak Fadhel Al Mazrouei, Chairman
His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh
His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak
His Excellency Mohamed Hareb Sultan Al Yousef
His Excellency Hamad Abdulla Al Shamsi
His Excellency Khalifa Sultan Al Suwaidi
His Excellency Ahmed Ali Matar Al Romaithi
Tony Douglas joined Etihad Aviation Group as Group Chief Executive Officer in January 2018. He has nearly 20 years of international leadership experience in transportation, infrastructure, and government sectors. He joins Etihad Aviation Group from the UK’s Ministry of Defence, where he served as CEO of the Defence Equipment and Support department, responsible for procuring and supporting all the equipment and services for the British Armed Forces, managing a budget of US $20 billion a year.
Previously, he held senior leadership positions in the UAE, most notably as CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports Company and Abu Dhabi Ports Company, where he was responsible for the successful delivery of Khalifa Port.
In the UK, he held senior positions with airport operator British Airports Authority (BAA), and Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Executive designate of Laing O’Rourke. His roles under BAA included Managing Director of Heathrow Terminal 5 project, Group Supply Chain Director, Group Technical Director, and CEO of Heathrow Airport.
Tony holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Lancaster in the UK.
Mohammad Al Bulooki was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in July 2018, leading all operations of the core airline business as well as Etihad Airport Services.
Mohammad previously held the role of Executive Vice President Commercial of Etihad Airways since January 2017, leading global sales, marketing, partnerships and guest experience. He joined Etihad Airways as Vice President UAE Commercial in 2015, responsible for all UAE sales, retail operations, tourism research and partnerships.
Mohammad has held several leadership posts in Abu Dhabi’s aviation sector, including Chief Commercial Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports Company. He began his career at Etihad Engineering as an Apprentice Engineer Trainee in 1998.
Mohammad holds a BEng in Air Transport Engineering from City University in London as well as a Diploma in Aircraft Engineering from Abu Dhabi Men's College.
Adam was appointed Chief Financial Officer at Etihad Aviation Group in May 2020, after deputising in the role from June 2019.
Previously, Adam held the position of Senior Vice President Treasury, Tax & Finance at Etihad Aviation Group, and served as Interim Chief Financial Officer during the first half of 2019. Adam’s remit includes Group Finance, Group Treasury, Investor Relations, Fleet Planning and the Group Business Support Services division.
Adam is an experienced senior finance executive with a strong background in international finance gained in the banking, retail and fast-moving consumer goods (FCMG) sectors in the UAE and UK. Before joining Etihad in 2013, Adam was Senior Vice President at National Bank of Abu Dhabi. His previous experience also includes senior roles at Tesco PLC, Kimberly Clark, Marex Spectrum and The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Adam is a qualified Treasurer and Management Accountant, and holds an Executive MBA from the University of Hertfordshire.
Andrew Macfarlane was appointed Chief Investment Officer for Etihad Aviation Group in May 2020, with responsibility for the Airline Equity Partnership portfolio as well as Etihad’s local and international investments.
Andrew joined Etihad in June 2019 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He previously served as Head of Operations, Real Estate & Infrastructure Department at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). He has broad-ranging financial experience across a number of sectors of the tourism industry, having held the CFO position at Aer Lingus Group and Bass Hotel and Resorts Inc. Prior to this, Andrew was also CFO at Rentokil Initial PLC and Group Finance Director of Land Securities Group PLC.
Andrew holds an MA degree in Economics from Cambridge University, is a chartered accountant (FCA) and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (MCSI).
Abdul Khaliq Saeed was appointed Chief Engineering Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in July 2018, responsible for all MRO and engineering services for Etihad Airways and third-party clients. Before joining Etihad Engineering in September 2017 as Chief Executive Officer, Abdul Khaliq served as Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi’s Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S) from 2014.
He brings more than 40 years of experience in the aviation industry. Prior to this, Abdul Khaliq served as President and CEO of Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) and has held senior leadership positions within Mubadala Aerospace, Jet Airways, and Gulf Air.
An aeronautical engineer by training, Abdul Khaliq holds a Diploma in Executive Management from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business Administration.
Robin Kamark was appointed Chief Commercial Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in July 2018, responsible for the overall commercial direction and deliverables of the core airline business, and destination leisure management.
Before joining Etihad in October 2017, Robin served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Storebrand ASA, a leading Nordic financial services group.
He is a veteran of the aviation industry, including 17 years at Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS Group) where he became Chief Commercial Officer in 2010.
Robin holds a Master in Business Administration and a Bachelor in Business from the Norwegian School of Management. He also has an executive business education from Insead, France.
Mutaz Saleh joined Etihad Aviation Group as Chief Risk & Compliance Officer in May 2019.
He is responsible for the Risk functions, as well as the Ethics & Compliance Office.
Mutaz has over 21 years of experience with professional firms (PwC and Ernst & Young), spanning the public and private sectors in the Middle East region. Mutaz was the Risk Assurance Services leader in PwC KSA and was also the assurance aviation industry leader.
His expertise crosses a number of areas including internal audit, enterprise risk management, corporate governance, compliance and internal control frameworks.
Mutaz graduated in 1998 from Yarmouk University in Jordan, majoring in Economics, with a minor in Accounting. In 2007, Mutaz qualified as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) in the US.
Ibrahim Nassir was appointed Chief Human Resources & Organisational Development Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in July 2018. Reporting to the Group CEO, Ibrahim is responsible for all elements of the people strategy for the business, including talent sourcing and recruitment, reward and performance, learning and development, as well as Etihad Aviation Group’s strong Emiratisation strategy.
Ibrahim joined Etihad as Deputy Group Chief People Officer in February 2018 after holding the role of Chief Human Capital and Administration Officer at du since 2013. He began his career at Dubai Aluminium Company Limited, now part of Emirates Global Aluminium, where he rose to Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Organizational Effectiveness and Corporate Services, and also held senior management roles with Al Futtaim.
Ibrahim has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Organisational Effectiveness from the University of Miami in the United States.
Henning zur Hausen joined Etihad Airways in 2015 and was appointed General Counsel & Company Secretary of the Etihad Aviation Group in May 2016. Henning leads the Legal department, providing support to Etihad Aviation Group functions and all group companies.
Previously, Henning was a member of the Executive Committee of Cargolux, a Luxembourg-based freighter airline, with a portfolio of responsibilities that included HR, Compliance, Legal, Aero-political Affairs and Security. Prior to this he worked for Lufthansa Group in roles including General Manager Alliances, Director of Investments and General Counsel of Lufthansa Cargo.
Henning holds a Law degree from Saarbrueken University and a Master of Law degree from McGill University. He is a member of the Frankfurt bar.
Akram Alami was appointed Chief Transformation Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in July 2018, charged with developing and executing the group’s corporate transformation strategy. Akram joined Etihad Aviation Group in November 2017 as Director of Strategy and Investments, responsible for refining the group’s strategy, including reviewing its investments and operating model.
Before joining Etihad, Akram worked at Bain and Company since 2009 and was elected Partner in 2015. He has 16 years of experience across aviation, management consulting and the oil and gas sector in the UAE.
Akram has a Master of Business Administration from the London Business School, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from McGill University in Canada.
Frank Meyer was appointed Chief Digital Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in September 2019, leading the Digital Technology & Innovation department. Frank previously held the position of Head of Innovation & Transformation with Emirates Group. Prior to this, he was Group Chief Information Officer for The Adecco Group and Chief Information Officer for Swiss International Air Lines.
Frank holds an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
Ahmed Al Qubaisi was appointed Senior Vice President Government, International & Communications for Etihad Aviation Group in September 2019. In this role, he is responsible for corporate communications, in addition to sustainability and government, international, aeropolitical, and industry affairs. Ahmed joined Etihad in May 2015 as Vice President Alliances & Partnerships, where he oversaw the development of codeshare partnerships in key markets, and later progressed to the roles of Vice President Aeropolitical & Industry Affairs, and Senior Vice President Government & International Affairs.
Before joining Etihad, Ahmed was the Director of International and Government Affairs in the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport.
Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Portland State University in the United States.
Terry Daly was appointed Executive Director Guest Experience for Etihad Aviation Group in March 2020.
In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the Customer Experience & Service Delivery department, which is in charge of the development of Etihad’s hard and soft products including cabin interiors, inflight entertainment, airport and lounge service standards, and food and beverage offering. In addition, he is also responsible for leading service training for frontline staff and cabin crew.
Terry previously held the role of Divisional Senior Vice President Service Delivery at Emirates Group, with accountability for all aspects of inflight customer experience. He was instrumental in establishing the airline’s award-winning service and oversaw 22,000 front-line staff.
Prior to that, Terry worked for British Airways where he held many leadership roles, including Area General Manager Middle East, North Africa, Central and South Asia, General Manager Cabin Crew Worldwide Fleet and General Manager Market Research and Performance.
Terry holds an MBA from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom.
Ray Gammell was appointed Senior Strategic Advisor to the Group CEO of Etihad Aviation Group in July 2018. He joined Etihad in 2009 as Chief People and Performance Officer, developing and leading the company’s people strategy. Ray also served as Interim Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group from May to December 2017, before taking on the role of Chief People and Transformation Officer.
As Senior Advisor to the Group CEO, Ray will lead the equity partner strategy in addition to other strategic responsibilities. Ray has over 30 years of experience, gained internationally with the Intel Corporation in the US and Ireland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and as an officer in the Irish Armed Forces.
Ray holds a Master’s degree in Business Studies from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University College Galway. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.