Carlo K Nizam is the first Chief Digital Officer of Emirates Global Aluminium. Mr. Nizam joined EGA in 2021 from Airbus, where he was Chief Information Officer for India & South Asia. He worked for Airbus for more than two decades in various roles spanning aircraft design, procurement, supply chain management, IT and digitalisation.
Throughout his career, Mr. Nizam has leveraged technology to create business value through industrial scale transformations with a real world impact.
Mr. Nizam was honoured with the Don Percival award by the Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility in 2010 and the special lifetime achievement award from RFID Journal in 2015 for his industry leadership in the Internet of Things.
Mr. Nizam is also a non-executive board member of Wakelet, a UK technology start up.
Mr. Nizam holds a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Bristol, and has completed executive leadership programmes from Warwick Manufacturing Group and the University of Oxford. He holds a number of patents for his innovations.