Hanan Balalaa serves as the Vice President of downstream marketing and trading in Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). Balalaa was elected to Fapco’s board of Directors in October 2020 bringing 15 years of experience in the energy sector domestically and internationally. Prior to her role in TAQA, Hanan worked in Mubadala Petroleum where she was looking after the Caspian region and Mubadala projects with the Russian Federation. Hanan’s experience also includes upstream oil and gas, economics, strategy and geophysics. Balalaa holds a bachelor of Science in Geoscience from the University of Iowa and an EMBA from Zayed University.