Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #23

Jasim Husain Thabet

Sector: Utilities
Company: TAQA
Designation: Group CEO & Managing Director
Nationality: Emirati
Residence: U.A.E.

Thabet serves on the boards of the Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), the Etihad Aviation Group, and Abu Dhabi Ports. Before taking on his current role, Thabet was CEO and managing director at the Abu Dhabi Power Corporation and CEO of National Central Cooling Company PSJC (Tabreed). TAQA is the largest listed diversified utilities and energy group in the U.A.E. with a market capitalization of $43.7 billion. In December 2020, TAQA and its partner companies completed the financial closing of the world’s largest single-site solar power plant, AI Dhafra Solar Photovoltaic Independent Power Producer project. The project will supply power to the EWEC using four million solar panels.