Nicolas Sibuet

Chief Financial Officer

Nicolas Sibuet Biography

Nicolas is a qualified leader in finance and accounting with a strong network of relationships in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. He has a wide range of strategic, financial and business development experience, having led and managed finance and accounting teams for more than 20 years.

Prior to joining Abu Dhabi Airports, Nicolas served as an expert with the Boston Consulting Group and as a Partner at Vanderbilt Interests, where he formed a part of an acquisition team aiming, through consolidation, to establish a global drilling contractor.
Nicolas started his career in the oil and gas industry, working for Elf Aquitaine (now Total) as an Assistant to CFO E&P – Africa. He went on to serve in a series of management and executive positions around the world including multiple management positions at Pride International, CFO of both Atlantic Oilfield Services and Taiwan Maritime Transportation, before becoming Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Rig Business at Weatherford International where he participated in the restructuring and disbursement of Weatherford’s drilling contracting arm.

Nicolas worked and resided in Europe, South America and the USA before moving 12 years ago to the UAE. While leading performing finance teams, he also focused on the development of the companies he worked with to allow them to secure new businesses, new funding sources through IPO’s, private placements and/or different debt instruments.

Nicolas is the pro bono Chairman of the Value Creation Committee of a leading UAE based investment platform providing capital resources from seed funding up to series A rounds to technology focused start-ups.

Nicolas holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, with distinction from Strasbourg University in France, as well as a Master’s Degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bretagne Occidentale in Brest, France.

Other Senior Executive Management members

Shareef Al Hashmi Iftikhar Khan
Shareef Al Hashmi
Chief Executive Officer

Iftikhar Khan
General Counsel & Board Secretary 

Hanan John Barton
Hanan Ibrahim Al Abed
Chief Human Resources Officer
John Barton
Chief Information Officer


Award-winning Company

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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