Samir Chaturvedi

Samir Chaturvedi

CEO, Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Mr Chaturvedi oversees KIZAD’s portfolio of assets, activities, operations and growth strategy. Mr Chaturvedi has joined Abu Dhabi Ports with over 35 years’ experience in the fields of logistics, shipping, supply chain management, automotive, infrastructure and real estate development. He brings critical skillsets for developing a robust interface between industrial zones and global customers, in addition to developing and executing business strategies.

Prior to joining Abu Dhabi Ports, Mr Chaturvedi held the position of Senior Vice President with Economic Zones World (EZW) and Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA). During his years with EZW and Jafza, he played various roles within the organisation and made a considerable impact in getting these entities to their current position in the industry.

During his career Mr Chaturvedi has worked with many large global organisations including Maersk, Zim Lines, DHL, Suzuki Motors as well as logistics, shipping and automotive industries.

Mr Chaturvedi is an alumnus of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK. Chaturvedi has post graduate qualifications in Business Administration from Annamalai University in India, a Diploma from CILT UK and an Advanced Management Programme in Real Estate Development from GSD Harvard University.