Fatima Al-Foora Al Shamsi is the Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity and Future Energy in the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Energy with a rich background ranging from electrical engineering, renewables, Business Development and project management to different Managerial roles and in action she is member of the UAE Board of climate change& environment, and member of the board of directors of Emirate authority for standardization & metrology (ESMA), Head of the Emirates National Grid planning and operation committee.
Worked as the Vice President of the Privatization and Business Development in Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and as an Executive Director for Electricity in the Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA).
Her climb to the corporate leadership position was a result of her high work ethics. Before joining the Ministry She was leading the Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park Project, IP(W)P program in Dubai, DEWA private investment portfolio development, DEWA corporate strategy team and R&D&I center development project.
She succeeded to lead the team developing UAE energy strategy 2050 (in-house developed strategy), now leading the UAE water security strategy, also she is leading the power sector techno economic study in UAE ( which include the development of energy/power market, and all activity related to energy security & future of energy, energy and water productivity & DSM, electricity& energy market, and regulations & supervision of power sector in the Ministry of Energy.
She graduated from the United Arab Emirates University with an honors degree of BS in electronics engineering. Add to that she holds an honors degree MBA in Financial Management.