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

Staff Brigadier Engineer Yahya Shaheen Alhammadi

Joint Logistics Transformation Program Director

Brigadier Alhammadi graduated from the University of Southern Colorado in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology. He has a Master of Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology, Master degree in Strategic and Security Studies from the National Defense College in UAE.

Brigadier Alhammadi began his career as a Flotilla Engineer in the UAE Navy and conducted training as a Combat Systems Engineer serving in the Navy Maintenance facilities. Following a course in Foreign Military Sales and Contracting he was assigned to the Navy Planning Department as a Project Engineer.

Following Command and Staff Course in UAE in 2000, Brigadier Alhammadi was selected to join the US Command and Staff College in Newport, Rohde Island, in 2003. In 2006 Brigadier Alhammadi was assigned as Head of the Technical Affairs Department/ Navy Logistics to oversee all of the UAE Navy’s sea & air fleet maintenance planning. In 2009 he was appointed as Deputy Logistics Director/UAE Navy.

Due to his distinguished career in Armed forces logistics, his knowledge and experience, Brigadier Alhammadi has participated in several conferences as a speaker and panel discussion participant. He participated in “Indian Ocean Naval Symposium” in 2010 as a panel moderator and Tawazun Conferences 2013 and 2015. He also participated in various logistics conferences, both national and international, and Offshore Patrol Vessels conferences as a speaker.

The United Arab Emirates Armed Forces General Headquarters launched an ambitious Joint Logistics Transformation program where Brigadier Alhammadi was assigned in January 2011 as Program Director, reporting to the Chief of Staff Logistics. As the program evolved, he was assigned as Logistics Centers Director in August 2016.

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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