Ali Saeed Almazrooei

Ali Almazrooei has been serving as a director on Thuraya’s Board since June 2014. He comes with more than 25 years of experience across multiple industries including Mobile Satellite operations, telecommunications, manufacturing, government services, and lately Nuclear Industry.

He was the Chief Operations Officer of Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) till May 2017. He also served as the Chief Corporate Operations Officer at Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). During his services in the Nuclear Industry, he served Nawah as the Chairman of Compliance and Grievance Committees, he also served ENEC as the Vice Chairman of Compliance Committee and Vice Chairman of Project Governance & Tender Committee.

Prior to ENEC, Ali was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Emirates Aluminum (EMAL) for four years and he was also a member of the Executive Committee at EMAL. For over 13 years, Ali served Thuraya Telecommunications Company from the Project phase till the commercial operations. Ali was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Thuraya from 2002 till 2010. He was also the Chief Commercial Officer in the last year of his career in Thuraya.

Ali started his career as an Engineer in GSM system at Etisalat and also served at Dubai Municipality as a Systems Engineer before he joined Thuraya in 1998.