Working Environment

The Council is a proving ground for the best talents, where excellence and professional distinction, which furthers the goals of the Council, is encouraged. It is home to over 30 nationalities, who undoubtedly bring a wide variety of experiences and backgrounds to the organization. The Council sets the bar high in terms of expectations of its employees.

The environment is challenging, demanding but equally rewarding in the opportunities available for the ambitious and motivated professional.

Testimonials from employees about working at the Council:

”The way the Council is different, relative to other organizations, is in its approach to investing and in our work culture. Here the whole team is involved in the investment decisions and in assessing the risk and return factors. Basically, what ties me to the Council is the team spirit, style of management and flat levels of hierarchy with an open door policy.”
Ahmed Saeed Al Romaithi – Associate Principal – Real Assets Department
”I’ve been working at Abu Dhabi Investment Council since the beginning and have seen the accomplishments, developments and growth over the years which gives me a great sense of pride to be part of The Council’s family. The positive atmosphere and work environment is incomparable and every day is a new challenge and a learning opportunity.”
Hamda Mohamed Al Fahim, Manager – Management Accounts Division
“The Council has a unique work environment where knowledge across the organization is shared and used so that the total is larger than the sum of its parts.”
Khaled Mohamed Balama, Executive Director, Real Estate
“When thinking of the culture of the Council the first word that comes to my mind is professionalism. The culture and work ethics that we stand by are of a high professional level. There is a friendly working atmosphere where I believe the employees enjoy coming to work in the morning. The team spirit within my division is based on dedication. We work together to achieve our goals and support one another in the process of doing so.”
Layla Jaber Alfalasi, Manager – L&D, HR Division
“Council employees are treated very fairly and made to feel worthy. Hence, employees are also motivated to give back their best to the organization.”
Noeleen Fernandes, Executive Assistant