Ibrahim N. Al Zu’bi oversees ADNOC’s sustainability strategy and performance and provides
strategic direction for its environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures and reporting.
Prior to joining ADNOC, Al Zu’bi served as Chief Sustainability Officer at Majid Al Futtaim Group
where he led the efforts to achieve net positive performance across the Group’s operations and
raised its sustainability impact and profile in the Middle East and globally.
Al Zu’bi currently serves as Chairperson of the Global Council on UN SDG 13, Vice Chair of UN
Global Compact Network, UAE and Chairman of the MENA CSO network. Additionally, he is a
Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
Al Zu’bi is former Chairman and Vice Chairperson of the Corporate Advisory Board of the World
Green Building Council and has served as a Fellow at the Posterity Institute, UK, and as West Asia
Coordinator for the Youth Xchange Project of UNEP and UNESCO. He has held the role of UAE
private sector representative at the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction and was a
member of the UAE’s Circular Economy Council, Emirates Green Building Council, World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Net-Zero Transition and the Private Sector Advisory
Council for UN Sustainable Development Goals. He also served as Senior Advisor – Sustainability
for the Dubai Land Department, Government of Dubai.
Author of How to ‘Net’ Positive, a practical guide for companies embarking on their net
positive journey, Al Zu’bi’s impactful leadership in sustainability has been recognized in the
Top 100 Thought Leaders in Europe and the Middle East by the Center for Sustainability and
Excellence, US. He has also been selected as the 35th sustainability leader among the global
top 100, the only one from the UAE and Gulf region, by Sustainability Magazine.
Al Zu’bi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Jordan University of
Science and Technology.