Zaher Abdulla Al Habtari

Executive Vice President Upstream and Capital Projects

Zaher Abdulla Al Habtari is an Executive Vice President overseeing Upstream Operations and Capital Projects at EGA. 

Mr Al Habtari has been in charge of EGA’s alumina refinery operations in Abu Dhabi since 2014.

Mr Al Habtari has over 20 years of experience working in the oil and gas, and metal and mining industries, first joining the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company in 1999 as a graduate trainee. From 1999 to 2007, he was a Project Manager at the Abu Dhabi National Oil Operating Company. He then worked at Mubadala from 2007 to 2011 as Vice President of Petroleum Services. Mr Al Habtari  also sat on the board of directors of Petrofac Emirates and Turbine Support Services, respectively.

Mr. Al Habtari has a degree in chemical engineering from the United States’ University of Tulsa and an MBA from the American University of Sharjah.