Eng. Yasser Nasr Zaghloul
National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC)
➢ Group Chief Executive Officer of National Marine Dredging Company
➢ Chairman of The challenge- Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging company
➢ Board Director of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, one of the experienced leaders and professionals in his fields, currently he is the Group Chief Executive Officer of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), one of the leading integrated oil & gas and marine services EPC players, with an established footprint across MENA and South Asia
With nearly three decades of proven expertise in the industry, he became CEO of NMDC in 2009 with a goal to grow the company and enter global markets. Led by his vision, guidance, and dedication, NMDC now one of the leading and most admired companies in the sector.
Prior to taking the leadership position at NMDC, Eng. Yasser was the head of operations at NMDC from 2006-2009 and also held several managerial positions between 1998 – 2006. Earlier, he worked with the Suez Canal Authority in Egypt for six years from 1992 – 1998.
Eng. Yasser has several additional leadership roles and advisory positions, including being a Member of the General Board of Control of Water, Member of the world Organization of Marine Construction and Dredging - Brussels/Belgium, and General Supervisor and Sponsor for the World Conference of CEDA – Brussels/Abu Dhabi, which covers more than 60 countries worldwide
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, assigned him as one of the board directors for Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
He is also a Member of the Committee on the preparation and qualification of national cadres of NMDC in cooperation with the Ministry of the Presidency, Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council, and the National Institute of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Eng. Yasser is active in promoting corporate social responsibilities initiatives. Eng. Yasser has won many awards including Middle East Award for excellence for Best Chief Executives Director 2012 in the category of Engineering and Marine Business Building by the East Institute of Excellence; the Maritime Standard Award Personality of the Year 2016; Forbes Top Executive Management in the Arab World — 2012; and the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) Gold 2013.
Eng. Yasser has a master’s degree in Strategic Management from Cambridge College Global and a BSc Engineering from the University of Helwan, Egypt 1990, finishing top of his class. He was a researcher at the Higher Institute of Technology in Egypt in 1992.