Dr. Abdullah Al Katheeri

Federal Transport Authority (FTA), UAE, Director General

He hold PHD Certificate in Civil Engineering from Carleton University, Canada in 2015 and B.sc and M.Sc in Civil Engineering Certificates in USA.

Through his Career Track which is more than 29 years of experience, Dr. Al Katheeri held several leadership positions in both Federal and Local Governmental Authorities as the following:

1987-2007 he worked in Abu Dhabi Municipality and held several positions most recently the general Manager of Transportation.

He oversees several engineering projects and transportation plans, including Bridges and Infrastructure projects with a values exceeded 12 Billion AED.

2007-Present he worked in the Federal Transport Authority Land Transport and Maritime (FTA) as Executive Director for Land Transport Section and currently he hold the Acting Director General of FTA.

Through His work at FTA Dr. Al Katheeri Oversaw and participated in putting the strategic operational Plan of the authority, National Transport Plan and the activation of Important Transportation regulation like the Land Transport and Railway Law.

In addition to his Academic and technical Background he  Participated in establishing  and leading  several Regional and Local Transportation committees which  work significantly in developing transportation regulations in the UAE and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and world level. In addition, he participated in establishing and membership of several governmental committees concern with Sport and community service.