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 Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman
His Excellency Hisham Khalid Malak
His Excellency Masood Mohammad Mahmood
Jasim Husain Thabet
Mansour Mohamed Al-Mulla
Dr. Jacob Kalkman
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, Network Planning, Sales, Revenue Management, Cargo & Logistics, Commercial Strategy Planning, and Alliances.
Mohammad previously held the role of Executive Vice President Commercial of Etihad Airways from January 2017, leading Global Sales, Marketing, Partnerships and Guest Experience. He joined Etihad as Vice President UAE Commercial in 2015, responsible for all UAE Sales, Retail Operations, Tourism 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 Aircraft 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, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Corporate Strategy including Risk and Performance Reporting, Analytics, 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.
Dr Nadia Bastaki was appointed Chief Human Resources, Organisational Development & Asset Management Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in November 2021, having previously served as Vice President Medical Services since 2014.
As Chief, Dr Bastaki is responsible for Etihad’s people and wellbeing strategy, inclusive of employment engagement, employee experience and diversity and inclusion, and leads all core HR functions from reward and performance to manpower and talent management, and learning and development. Dr Bastaki is also responsible for the Asset Management department.
Having joined Etihad in 2007, Dr Bastaki has been a key figure in the development of the Etihad Airways Medical Centre, one of the region’s leading healthcare centres in the field of aviation medicine. She represents the first-ever appointment of a female chief executive at the Etihad Aviation Group, in addition to being the first female UAE national to specialise in aviation medicine.
Dr Bastaki has nearly 20 years of experience as a medical practitioner and holds a master’s degree in occupational medicine from Manchester University as well as a diploma in aviation medicine from King’s College London.
Henning zur Hausen joined Etihad Airways in 2015 and was appointed General Counsel & Company Secretary of Etihad Aviation Group in May 2016. Henning leads the Legal and the Ethics and Compliance departments, providing support to all Etihad Aviation Group functions and 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, Aeropolitical 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 Master of Laws degree from McGill University. As a German qualified lawyer, he is a member of the Frankfurt bar.
Terry Daly was appointed Executive Director Guest Experience, Brand & Marketing for Etihad Aviation Group in November 2020. In this role, Terry is responsible for leading the Customer Experience & Service Delivery department, the Marketing, Brand and Commercial Partnerships department, Etihad Guest, the airline’s award-winning loyalty programme, and its global Contact Centres.
Terry joined Etihad in March 2020 as Executive Director Guest Experience, responsible for all stages of the customer lifecycle.
Prior to joining Etihad, Terry held the role of Divisional Senior Vice President Service Delivery at Emirates Group, with accountability for all aspects of the inflight customer experience. He was instrumental in establishing the airline’s award-winning service and oversaw 22,000 front-line staff. Previously, 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.
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, and Business Continuity.
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 at Abu Dhabi Department of Transport.
Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Portland State University in the United States.