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Adil Al Fahim, Chief Financial Officer

Adil Abdullah Al Fahim is the Chief Financial Officer of Dubai Airports, responsible for leading the financial and supply management strategies for the business, as well as overseeing Enterprise Assurance, Risk, Compliance, and Legal functions.

He joined Dubai Airports in 2008 as Vice President of Finance, shortly after the formation of Dubai Airports. Adil was appointed  with the specific objective of creating and developing the company’s first financial department. As Vice President of Finance, he established a highly proficient department ready to take the newly formed company forward and support its aspiration of becoming the world’s top international airport. In 2014, Adil was promoted to the role of Senior Vice President, Corporate Services. In addition to finance, he was tasked with leading the procurement and legal departments. Presently Dubai Airports’ supply management team follows industry best practices and is considered one of the leading procurement departments in the Middle East.

Prior to joining Dubai Airports, Adil held several senior positions within the Dubai Government and serves on a number of boards of Directors. He holds several academic and professional qualifications including a bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Financial Consultant (CFC), a Certified Trainer of Audit Command Language (ACL), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He has extensive experience in economy, financial affairs, management and auditing. In 2012, Adil was honoured with the MENA Financial Thought Leader of the Year and the following year he was the recipient of the IIA Lifetime Achievement Award (2013).