H.E. Abdulla Abdul Hamid Al Sahi

HE Abdulla Al Sahi

Abdulla Al Sahi is the Executive Director of the Planning and Infrastructure Sector at the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC). This sector includes the Planning and Infrastructure Department and Planning and Policies Department. Al Sahi is also a member of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Airports Company.

Al Sahi has nearly 15 years of experience in many professional areas, such as general investment, planning and urban development, energy and corporate services, through his extensive work in different sectors at Mubadala and Tawazun, where he worked prior joining the UPC.

H.E also worked with the Executive Affairs Authority – Abu Dhabi, and contributed to the establishment of the UPC in 2007, when his employment commenced with the organization.

His role includes supervising the preparation and updates of urban and strategic plans for Abu Dhabi, such as Plan Capital 2030, Plan Al Dhafrah 2030, Plan Al Ain 2030 and Plan Maritime 2030. He also oversees the preparation of policies and regulations for urban development, such as the Development Code. Furthermore, his sector produces planning manuals such as the Abu Dhabi Urban Street Design Manual, Public Realm Design Manual and the Safety and Security Planning Manual and the Community Facility Planning Standards, which contribute to building integrated, sustainable urban communities.

Before his current position Al Sahi was Executive Director, Corporate Services Sector, at the UPC, where he supervised the Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology, Corporate Communications, Procurement and General Services Departments. His effective management ensured full support to all sectors and departments of the UPC.

He also led several initiatives to encourage Emirati planners to enter the urban planning profession through cooperation with the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) and regional universities that specialize in urban planning.

Al Sahi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Administrative Studies from Boston University, USA.

Other Board of Directors members

Eng. Awaida Murshed Ali Murshed Al Marar HE Abu Baker Siddiq Al Khouri HE Musabbah Mubarak Al Marar HE Ahmed Ali Mattar Al Rumaithi
H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar H.E. Abu Baker Siddiq Al Khoori H.E. Musabbah Mubarak Al Marar H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Rumaithi
Eng. Mohamed M. Al Mazrouei HE Abdulaziz AlHemaidi
H.E. Eng. Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei H.E. Eng. Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al Hemaidi

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