Masood Mahmood is the Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat (UAE) by e&, having previously held the role of Director General at the Department of Finance of the Government of Abu Dhabi and, prior to that, serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Yahsat for nearly nine years. He has well over 20 years’ experience in investment management, telecommunications and the space sector. Prior to joining Yahsat, Masood was Vice President at Mubadala’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Unit, responsible for corporate strategy as well as the asset management of ICT’s strategic portfolio, following roles at Dubai Investment Group and the Executive Office of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Masood serves on the boards of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, UAE Space Agency and Wio Bank. He holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from McGill University in Canada and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Boston University in the United States.