H.E. Eng Ahmed Mohammed Shareef Al Khoori
Director General of FTA
H.E. Eng Ahmed Mohammed Shareef Al Khoori is the Director General of Federal Transport Authority Land- Marine Transportation for Land & Marine. He is engaged to establish solid institutional regulations across all means of transportation, including maritime, land and rail within the UAE, to best serve the country’s economy and logistics whilst highlighting the UAE’s global status in the transportation field and ensuring sustainability.
Eng. Al Khoori entered the government sector by joining the Department of Urban Planning in Al Ain as its Municipal Engineer. In 1983, Eng. Al Khoori initiated and supervised the establishment of the base map, the coordinate grid, and the geographic information management digital system, all of which created a rich database for the first comprehensive Master Plan project for Al Ain City and the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi for the year 2000 and the Master Plan up to 2015.
Eng. Al Khoori has held several management positions in the government sector, such as Chairman of Abu Dhabi General Services Company; Chairman of the Executive Management Committee of the Department of Municipal Affairs; and Member of the Abu Dhabi Council for Quality and Continuity, among others. In 2018, Al Khoori was appointed to his current role.
Recognised for his experience in directly coordinating with global consulting firms and companies as well as his local, national, and regional achievements and initiatives Eng. Al Khoori has actively contributed to several public and private sector committees and departments.
H.E. Eng Ahmed Mohammed Shareef Al Khoori graduated from the University of Arizona, USA in 1980 with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, he is one of the UAE’s most distinguished urban planners and engineers.