H.E. Ahmed Khalifa Al Qubaisi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry as he plays a pivotal role in supporting the Abu Dhabi Chamber to achieve its vision of empowering the private sector and making Abu Dhabi the first choice in MENA for business and talent by 2025. He engages with and supports the private sector, recognising its pivotal role in driving sustainable economic development within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Al Qubaisi has a proven track record of success in driving business transformation, fostering growth, shaping strategies, and managing finances and investments, while achieving impressive results by leading strategic initiatives and successful transformations. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a strong business acumen, where he played a crucial role in establishing multiple companies and forming impactful joint ventures. He has also built strong relationships with stakeholders and regulatory bodies.

Prior to joining the Abu Dhabi Chamber, Al Qubaisi held executive leadership positions in Finance and Investment at the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and was a fundamental member of the company’s leadership team. Additionally, Al Qubaisi has garnered international experience through his tenure with British Petroleum (BP) and Ernst & Young (EY).

Al Qubaisi is a Certified Corporate Director from Harvard Business School (HBS). He served as a Board member for Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, ADNOC Distribution and ADNOC Refining, while also chairing lmultiple executive, audit and finance committees.

Al Qubaisi holds a Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) degree from INSEAD Business School. Additionally, he has completed Senior Executive Leadership Program from Harvard Business School, and earned executive leadership and management certificates from University of Oxford and IMD Business School.