Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah has served as a Director and Vice Chairman of DP World since 30 May 2007 and became a Non-Executive Director on 27 October 2009. He is the Chief Operating Officer of Trade Solutions. 

He joined Dubai Ports in 1981 and, from 2001, led Dubai Ports Authority. He is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Port & Free Zone World, and in this role he oversees P&O Ferries and Economic Zones World, which includes Jebel Ali Free Zone.

He also serves as Vice Chairman of Istithmar World Holdings LLC and Istithmar World PJSC and as a Non-Executive Director of Etihad Rail (Abu Dhabi).
Mr Bin Thaniah is a regular participant and speaker at several annual conferences in Europe and Asia. He is a committed, long-standing advocate of the benefits of improving port systems and global commercial supply chains.

He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, and has completed extensive training in the United Kingdom and Europe.