Jasim Husain Thabet
Group CEO and Managing Director, TAQA
Mr. Jasim Husain Thabet serves as TAQA’s Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (GCEO and MD), a role he has held since July 2020. Jasim, who was elected to TAQA’s Board of Directors in 2019, is an energy industry veteran with more than two decades of experience.
Prior to his role at TAQA, he served as CEO and MD of ADPower, where he leveraged the company’s portfolio of assets throughout the value-chain to support the transformation of the power and water sector in the UAE. He also served as CEO of National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed), where he drove capacity expansion and revenue growth. He currently holds the following positions:
Non-Executive Director and Member of Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee – Etihad Aviation Group PJSC
Non-Executive Director and Member of Strategy and Investment Committee and Audit and Risk Committee – Abu Dhabi Ports
Non-Executive Director and Member of Investment Committee and Human Resource Committee – Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Non-Executive Director and Member of Sustainability and Strategy and Investment Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee – Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar)
Mr. Thabet holds a bachelor of engineering in mechanical engineering from Saint Martin’s University in the United States.