Enticing opportunities: The role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape.

Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei

CEO, Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei has held a number of high profile roles and driven sustainable business expansion across the Emirates’ transport sector. Before joining ADSB in 2013, he served as the General Manager of Fujairah International Airport for more than ten years and Chairman of the Gulf Airport Services Association. He was also the Founding President of the Green Aviation and Logistics Group, an environmental body aimed at driving green initiatives across the aviation industry.


He has lectured at different universities across the UAE, in Marketing, Business Management, Aviation Management and Aeronautic Engineering, and he often speaks at several local, regional and international conferences.

Since Dr. Al Mazrouei took over ADSB, the company has become profitable within a short period of time.

For his outstanding achievements and contribution to the maritime industry, he was ranked 14th among the top 100 CEOs of publicly listed companies in the GCC region at the ‘Top CEO Conference and Awards’, organized by TRENDS magazine and INSEAD business school, on 5 April 2016. He was the only CEO in the maritime industry to receive this recognition. He also received the CEO of the year award at Shiptek 2016 conference.

Dr. Al Mazrouei’s achievements in various industries, ranging from aeronautics to the maritime industry are a clear demonstration of his leadership.

Dr. Al Mazrouei graduated from St. Louis University (Missouri, USA) with a Bachelor of Science in aeronautics. He also earned two masters degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Florida, USA) in business administration in aviation and aeronautical science. He received his doctorate in marketing management from the University of Lincoln, UK.

Welcome to ADIOC 2017

Tawazun Economic Council is greatly honored to welcome you to the Abu Dhabi International Offset Conference (ADIOC 2017) which will be hosted in our beautiful city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE under the theme “Enticing opportunities: The Role of Industrial Partnerships in a shifting economic landscape”. 

Under the Patronage of


Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

HE Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri
Chief Executive Officer, Tawazun Economic Council and
Tawazun Holding
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Matar Ali Al Romaithi
Chief Officer, Industrial Devt Unit Tawazun Economic Council
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Bilal Aktas
Head of Industrialization Department, Undersecretariat of Defence Industries
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Dr. Dhafir Awadh Bader Al Shanfari
Chief Executive Officer, Omani Authority for Partnership for Development
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Lieutenant Colonel Dong-Woo Kim
Deputy Director of Offset Division, Defense Acquisition Program Administration Korea
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