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

His Excellency Mohammed Ahmad Al Bowardi

Minister of State for Defense Affairs

HE Al Bowardi holds a number of positions in the UAE public and private sectors, in addition to his role as Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense, UAE. He is the Vice Chairman of Mubadala Development Company and Dolphin Energy Limited, and board member of Tawazun Holding. He is also Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee and the Committee for Developing and Implementing the Water and Agriculture Strategy for Abu Dhabi.

In addition, HE Al Bowardi is Managing Director and board member of the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi, Deputy Chairman of the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and the International Fund for Houbara Conservation- Abu Dhabi, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Abu Dhabi University (ADU).

HE Al Bowardi has previously held the positions of Secretary-General of the General Secretariat of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Executive Committee.

He has a degree in history and political science from Lewis & Clark College, USA.

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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