H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi is the former Minister of Climate Change and Environment, of the United Arab Emirates, to which he was appointed in July 2020. He led the Ministry’s mission of spearheading the United Arab Emirates’ drive to mitigate and adapt to the impact of climate change and protect the country’s ecosystems through developing and implementing effective measures, policies, and initiatives.
In addition to his ministerial responsibilities, he headed the UAE council for Climate Change and Environment and the National Biosecurity Committee. Between 2013 and 2020, he served as the Minister of Infrastructure Development, where he played a key role in developing the federal infrastructure, such as inter-emirate highways and federal government buildings.
He was also Chairman of the Sheikh Zayed Housing Program and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority. Recently, he started public speaking on organizational demand on uncertain future environment. Presently, Dr. Belhaif is lecturing and writing on Climate Change and Renewable Energy