Managing Director & CEO, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA)
HE Mr. Al Tayer has an overall experience of more than 31 years in the field of telecommunications, energy and water.
Under his leadership, DEWA has achieved unprecedented successes, and has since 1992 become one of the most distinguished service organizations worldwide.
Mr. Al Tayer initiated the establishment several successful companies, including Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER).
He is a member of Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of Infrastructure and Environment Committee, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), Chairman of Dubai Smart City Office, Vice Chairman of Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), Vice Chairman of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), and Chairman of UAE Water Aid (SUQIA) Board OF Trustees.
He received many prestigious awards including the “Middle East Champion of Energy” award received at the World Green Economy Summit 2015 from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). On 18 May 2016, the UNDP appointed His Excellency as “UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals”. The Swiss Business Council, Dubai & Northern Emirates, awarded His Excellency the prestigious “Lord of Matterhorn Award”.