Sulaiman Daood Al Siksek

Acting Chief Programs Officer

Sulaiman AL Siksek

Sulaiman Al Siksek was appointed as Acting Chief Programs Officer at Abu Dhabi Airport in 2015 with the responsibility for the development and delivery of airport infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, including the iconic Midfield Terminal Building (MTB). Sulaiman is a seasoned executive with 20 years of knowledge in the field of civil engineering and extensive experience in managing high-profile capital development projects. In his current role, Sulaiman is directly responsible for the delivery of the AED 38.4 billion airport development program inclusive of the new Midfield Terminal Complex to serve the forecast growth in the UAE/Middle East aviation industry. He manages the entire portfolio of development projects, overseeing project execution, annual budget and cash flow projections and management, and long term organizational development and training. Some of the key infrastructure projects he delivered include: the USA Customs Border Protection Pre-Clearance facility, the district cooling plant for the MTB, and the refurbishment of Terminal 1. Sulaiman joined Abu Dhabi Airports in 2011 as Vice President Capital Projects where he efficiently managed the construction and timely handover of capacity enhancement initiatives at Abu Dhabi International Airport to accommodate increasing passenger demand. Prior to that, Sulaiman held the position of Head of Aviation Projects as the Supervision Committee for the Expansion of Abu Dhabi International Airport (SCADIA). In this role, Sulaiman led the capital development program for planning, design, construction completion, stakeholder handover and commercial closeout. Some of the key projects he delivered included the design and construction of Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi International Airport and the new Air traffic Control Tower, and the North Runway. Sulaiman’s career began in 1999 at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, where he joined as a Project Engineer in its Engineering and Projects Division. In 2003, he was promoted as Project Manager to deliver the company’s Ruwais Refinery expansion project. Sulaiman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University in 1998, majoring in Civil Engineering.

Other Senior Executive Management members

Bryan Thompson Othman KKhoori Maarten de Groof

Bryan Thompson

Chief Executive Officer 

Dr. Othman Al Khoori

Deputy CEO  

Maarten de Groof

Chief Commercial Officer

Ahmed Al Shamsi Mohammed Katheeri Saeed Al Zaabi

Ahmed Juma Al Shamsi

Acting Chief Operations Officer

Mohammed Al Katheeri

SVP Strategy & Communications

Saeed Khalfan Al Zaabi

Senior Vice President Procurement & Logistics

Iftikhar Khan

Iftikhar Khan

General Counsel & Board Secretary 


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Since 2006 Abu Dhabi Airports has been receiving numerous prestigious awards from prominent international and local organizations in acknowledgement of its operational excellence, as well as marketing, training and corporate responsibility initiatives.

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