Mohamed Al Hammadi
Chief Executive Officer of ENEC
Mohamed Al Hammadi is the Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). Mr. Al Hammadi’s management responsibilities include leading the organization towards the safe and efficient deployment of the UAE’s first nuclear energy plant as well as ensuring compliance to the commitments of the U>AE Roadmap to Nuclear Energy and the regulatory compliance to the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR).
He brings to ENEC a strong background in power and utility projects, including management, construc- tion, finance and administration.
Prior to joining ENEC, Mr. Al Hammadi was General Manager of the Federal Electricity and Water Author- ity (FEWA) where he led a transformational management process focused on the implementation of best practices and international standards to the authority. In this role he made strategic changes in fuel supply arrangements and tariff structures, and negotiated power purchase agreements that enhanced FEWA’s ability to deliver value to its commercial and consumer customer base.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Al Hammadi served for more than five years as Project Division Manager of the Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), where he was responsible for managing major Power, Water and Civil projects. Prior to that, he was a Project Engineer with Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), where he played important roles in the completion of various power distribution projects that improved delivery of electric service to wide areas of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Mr. Al Hammadi has previously served on the Board of Directors for Taweelah Asia Power Company (TAPCO), the fifth and the largest Independent Water and Power Project developed in Abu Dhabi as part of the Emirate’s privatization program of the sector. In addition he was Project Manager of the Mubadala Development Company, where he was involved with project finance and business development projects involving independent water and power producers.
Most recently, Mr. Al Hammadi has been appointed as a member of the World Association of Nuclear Op- erators’ (WANO) Governing Board of its Atlanta Centre. The WANO Atlanta Center is one of four key regional centers that promotes engagement with WANO members throughout the world to ensure organizational alignment and cooperation.
From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Al Hammadi was also the Chairman of the Global Agenda Council on Energy Security of the World Economic Forum (WEF), an advisory committee that identifies and discusses energy security challenges across the world and recommends achievable solutions for governments to compose more robust energy policies.
Mr. Al Hammadi is a member of the American Nuclear Society, the Project Management Institute (USA), and is a Certified Project Management Professional. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (USA), the International Council on Large Electric Systems, the Engineers Asso- ciation of the United Arab Emirates, and the Emirates Project Management Association. He has also par- ticipated in several high level electrical engineering courses related to municipal power transmission, design and installation.
He is also the lead author of two World Economic Forum energy reports: “Lessons Drawn from Reforms in Energy Subsidies” and “The Water-Energy Nexus: Strategic Considerations for Energy Policy-Mak- ers.”
Mr. Al Hammadi gained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and his Master of Sci- ence degree in Engineering Management, both from the Florida Institute of Technology.