National Experts Program | Abdulla Al Remeithi

Abdulla Al Remeithi

Abdulla Al Remeithi

Environment and Climate Change

Director - Environment Policy , Regulation and Climate Change, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

A strategic thinker, prolific writer, and pragmatic leader, Abdulla Al Remeithi is dedicated to driving transformation in the UAE’s environmental sector. For more than 15 years, he has applied his skills in policymaking, planning, and stakeholder engagement to transition the UAE to a more sustainable economy and move toward a net-zero future.

In his roles with the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Al Remeithi is focused on developing actionable steps and practical tools for achieving national goals in sustainability. He is working with the UNFCCC to build greater coordination and cooperation in advance of COP28 to accelerate progress toward Paris Agreement goals. Separately, he is leading the creation of the “UAE Environment Identity,” a website and mobile app that will calculate the carbon footprint of every person in the UAE and offer incentives (e.g., airline points) for reducing carbon emissions.

For his work on behalf of the UAE at COP28, Al Remeithi was awarded the First Class Order of Zayed II from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates.

Al Remeithi holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Liverpool John Moores University and a Master of Science in Project Management from the British University in Dubai. In addition to the National Experts Program, Al Remeithi completed the Executive Development Program at Wharton University.