H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei was appointed as UAE Minister of Energy on 12 March 2013.
The Ministry’s functions focus on contribution to sustainable development,coordinating and representing petroleum affairs,minerals,electricity and water and is charged with the responsibility of assuring that these resources are utilized to support the national economy in a pioneering and exemplary fashion in collaboration with other relevant authorities
HE Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, in addition to his portfolio as Minister of Energy, has the following duties:
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Electricity and Water Authority
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mubadala Petroleum Co.
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Liquified Gas Co.
- Member of the Higher Advisory Committee of the Supreme Petroleum Council.
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Development Co.
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Dolphin Energy Co.
- Member of the Audit Committee of ADNOC.
Mr Al Mazrouei has excellent experience in corporate administration in different sectors including ship building, defense systems, oil and gas services sector and real state development. Furthermore Mr. Al Mazrouei has held multiple positions in government as well as the private sector and has achievements realized in the service of the country and through his career in ADNOC which spanned 10 years before he moved to Mubadala Company in 2007.
As a petroleum engineer Mr. Suhail Al Mazrouei rose through the ranks till he became the Director of Production and Engineering Facilities for all the companies operating in the offshore area of Abu Dhabi. He managed and coordinated a collective production of more than one million barrels daily.
In addition HE Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei was seconded between 2004-2005 to Shell EP in the Netherlands, where he gained experience in many international projects in Nigeria, North Sea, Brunei and the Netherlands.
During his career in Mubadala Company he succeeded in adding new projects to the company’s portfolio assets in Bahrain, Oman and Kazakhstan, which increased the value of the company’s shares. He was responsible for the development of new projects as well as investments in exploration and production in Middle Eastern countries and Africa.
Mr. Al Mazrouei graduated in 1996 from the University of Tulsa the United States with a Bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering.
He was born on 01/07/1973 in Dubai and among his hobbies are poetry, letters and history. He is married and has three children.