HE Ahmed started his career at the Presidential Court in Abu Dhabi as the General Manager for the Finance and Administration Division, where he ultimately achieved the rank of Under Secretary.
HE Ahmed played a vital role in the development of the water and power sector in Abu Dhabi, and was instrumental in the structure and planning of the newly established Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA). Since the establishment of ADWEA in January 1999 until he left in 2010, he was involved in managing and directing ADWEA’s business through his post as Chairman’s Office Managing Director. He served as Chairman of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC), the Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Power Company (ADPC), and the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors for Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA). HE Ahmed served as a board member in several local and international reputable companies such as the US-based electrical car manufacturing company TESLA, and is still an active Board Member / Chairman for several other well-known regional and national companies.