Salman Dawood Abdulla
Executive Vice President, EGA EHSSQ and Business Transformation
Name: Salman Dawood Abdulla
Title: Executive Vice President, EGA EHSSQ and Business Transformation
Organization: Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) – UAE
Salman Dawood Abdulla is an electrical engineer by profession and is an expert in the field in designing, building, operating, and maintaining large industrial plants. He played a leading role in developing and executing major power plant expansion projects to support Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL) expansion from 1995 to 2005. In 2005, Salman Dawood Abdulla was appointed General Manager of Power and Desalination division at DUBAL, where he was responsible for supplying efficient and uninterrupted power supply to 900,000 tpa single site Aluminium smelter. Later in the year 2016, he was appointed to lead Business Transformation and EHSSQ at EGA. The key challenge included improving safety status, setting up a Sustainability department and managing SPL and Dross. He also led the design, startup, and stabilization of EMAL, for both Phase 1 and Phase 2. In the consecutive year he got appointed as the Chairman for S&E Gulf Aluminium Council (GAC). Currently he is employed as the Executive Vice President, EGA EHSSQ and Business Transformation at Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA).