Panellists

Abubakar

Mohamed Abubaker Farea

Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi

Director

Mr. Mohamed Abu Baker Farea is the Director of Aviation, Development and Planning Division, in Aviation Sector, of the Department of Transport (DoT) in Abu Dhabi, where he is mandated to develop the aviation sector strategy, supervise the amendment of local and federal aviation law whilst representing Abu Dhabi in many bilateral aviation agreements.

One of the prominent local talents, Mohamed has more than 20 years experience in managing local and federal aviation, technical operations, managerial supervision of aircraft acquisition and market needs, as well as negotiating contracts, market operations, and purchases. He is well-versed in civil aviation safety and security, and representing the UAE in international aviation conferences and symposiums.

He graduated from the United Kingdom with a bachelor degree in Aviation Engineering and gained accreditation in engineering license from the UK, the US, and UAE. He started his profession at Gulf Aircraft Maintenance Company (GAMCO) where he later became senior aviation engineer.