United Arab Emirates: Adnoc, CEO, Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber
Born in 1973, Sultan gained a BSc in Chemical Engineering at the University of Southern California and then a Phd at Coventry University. He is the CEO of Adnoc and a Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology in the UAE. He has also become a Special Envoy for Climate Change.
Sultan has various chairmanships in the UAE such as Emirates Development Bank, Masdar, and Abu Dhabi Media Investment Corporation.
He has been credited with reforming Adnoc and expanding its international partnerships, whilst supporting the UAE leadership. He is an advocate of technology and innovation and has an OBE from the UK. A powerful and engaging figure he regularly accompanies leaders on foreign trips.