Company: Al Jaber Group
Designation: Group chief operating officer
The Al Jaber Group is one of the UAE’s most venerable companies. In her position as chief operating officer of the Abu Dhabi-based group, Fatima Al Jaber oversees more than 60,000 staff and manages around $5bn in assets.
The group was founded by her father, Obaid Al Jaber, 40 years ago. Prior to her appointment at the firm Al Jaber had a successful career at the public works department at Abu Dhabi Municipality. She is a speaker at business conferences across the region as well as a high profile ambassador for women in the workplace.