Ali Al Janabi is the Chairman of Shell UAE, and is also Vice President for Shell’s Upstream business in Abu Dhabi. In this capacity, he is accountable for providing governance and support for joint ventures which have been formed between Shell and UAE partners. Ali also represents the Royal Dutch Shell Group to the government of Abu Dhabi. His experience in Shell includes project development of LNG Plants and Regas Terminals, New Market Entry, GTL, Pipelines, Country Master-plans, and Integrated Upstream and Petrochemicals projects. His experience also includes mergers & acquisitions, LNG supply and trading, investment banking, as well as project construction and engineering.
Ali started his career with Taylor Wood and has worked for Halliburton, Goldman Sachs, and now Shell. He is a graduate of Imperial College London where he obtained a Masters of Engineering degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering in 1996, and in 2000 he earned a master’s degree in Strategy & Finance from Kingston Business School. Ali also holds a Financial Services Authority Qualification in Financial Regulation & Derivatives. Ali is British with Iraqi origin.