Board of Directors 2017-2018

The Board of Directors is elected annually by members and includes four officers, eleven members at large and three honorary members. The Chairman is the spokesperson for the membership.

OFFICERS

Sharief M. Fahmy
Chairman, AmCham Abu Dhabi
Chief Executive Officer

Middle East General Enterprises

Maurice Ross Wingo II
Vice Chairman, AmCham Abu Dhabi
Vice President Marketing
Dolphin, Occidental Petroleum

Paul F. O'Brien
Treasurer, AmCham Abu Dhabi
Deputy Chief Investment Officer
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
John McGowan
Secretary, AmCham Abu Dhabi
  Legal Counsel and Founder
JPM Legal Advisors Worldwide Ltd.

MEMBERS - AT - LARGE

 


Manaf Afyouni
Chief Operating Officer
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi 
Khuloud Al Nuwais
Chief Sustainability Officer
Emirates Foundation
Nasser Al Osaiba
Managing Partner, Abu Dhabi

Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel



Elissar Farah Antonios
Chief Executive Officer

Citibank - UAE
Peter Christensen
Associate Vice Chancellor, Finance and Planning
New York University Abu Dhabi
Rula Dajani
Country Director
AMIDEAST, UAE



Brian Lott
Chief Communications Officer, Group Communications

Mubadala Investment Company

Peter Rafferty
Senior Fund Manager
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
Elias Sayah
President

Sayah Engineering MENA

Donald M. Wix, Jr.
Director, International
Customer Relations

Lockheed Martin Global, Inc.
Dareen Zoughbi
Director, GE Healthcare Partners, Middle East Region
General Electric


NON - VOTING MEMBERS

Cassandra Gaudin
 
Dao M. Le
Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf and Counselor for Commercial Affairs
U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi
Theresa F. Weber 
Executive Director
AmCham Abu Dhabi
 

HONORARY MEMBERS


The Honorable Barbara Leaf
Ambassador of the
United States of America
to the United Arab Emirates
U.S. Embassy, Abu Dhabi
H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba
Ambassador of the
United Arab Emirates
to the United States of America
U.A.E. Embassy, Washington D.C.

 

Introduction
Chairman's Message
Ambassador's Message
Board of Directors
Committees
Executive Staff
Membership & Activities
Constitution & Bylaws
FAQ


Corporate Member Spotlight
 

Rosewood Abu Dhabi first opened its doors in May 2013, marking the first presence of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts brand in the United Arab Emirates. Defining new standards, this five-star hotel offers locals and tourists a distinct and personalized luxury lifestyle experience in the heart of city. Featuring 154 spacious guestrooms and 35 suites, the iconic tower also includes 131 serviced residences, all with access to world-class service. From lavish banquets and receptions to intimate dinners and executive meetings, Rosewood Abu Dhabi offers the emirate’s finest facilities, location and services.

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