Board of the Executive Directors
The Board of Executive Directors is the highest entity that oversees the implementation of RTA’s tasks and responsibilities, appointed by decrees issued from the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai. The board consists of 8 Chief Executive Officers of agencies and sectors presided by Director General and Chairman HE Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer. It oversees RTA’s intellectual, financial and technical affairs, adopting strategies and public policies aimed at providing the necessary support to the executive body of RTA, and taking the appropriate decisions and actions to achieve its purposes and objectives.
Director General Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority - Commissioner General for Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-Being
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, USA, 1983. He started his career in Dubai Municipality rising to be Deputy Director General. He took leadership of RTA in 2005, where RTA achieved remarkably in the development of mass transit systems through mega projects, like Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram and the Dubai Water Canal. Al Tayer oversaw projects worth AED100 Billion+ resulting in RTA winning 270+ local and international awards.
Board Member of the Board of Directors
Mr. Mohammed Obaid AL Mulla has more than 25 years of executive management experience in all areas of the public transportation industry and progressive leadership with superior managerial and organizational skills. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of South California, USA, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from the UAE University in Al Ain.
Chief Executive Officer of the Traffic and Roads Agency
Maitha Bin Adai has more than 21 years of experience. She holds a Master's Degree in Transportation Engineering & Operations from Newcastle University in the UK and a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from Kuwait University.
Chief Executive Officer of The Public Transport Agency
Ahmed Bahrozyan has an extensive experience in e-government services. He holds an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Colorado, USA and had successfully accomplished the Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Leadership Development Program.
Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Administration Support Services Sector
Yousif Ahmed Al Redha has more that 27 years of extensive professional experience in public services. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from University of South California, USA, and a Diploma in Human Resources from the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Chief Executive Officer of the Licensing Agency
Abdulla Yousef Al Ali holds a Master's Degree in Engineering with High Distinction from the UAE University. Beside RTA, he had successfully assumed many responsibilities in reputed governmental entities namely Dubai Police and Department of Public Works in Abu Dhabi.
CEO of Strategy and Corporate Governance Sector
Nasser BuShehab has put in good practice of his strategic and operational governance leadership guiding and supporting his team to instill and bolster the knowledge and quality management culture across RTA.
Executive Director- Finance Department
Ahmed Ali Al Kaabi graduated from the Higher Colleges of Technology with a specialization in Accounting. He played a major role in setting up Dubai Government accounting standards and succeeded in supporting RTA’s Strategic Plan by putting in place the financial strategies required to achieve RTA’s goals.