Mr Aboubaker Omar Hadi has served as Chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) since 2011.
Prior to this role, he has had extensive experience in managing ports. He worked at the Port of Djibouti for over 30 years, where he began working in Marine Department and Port Control and was also responsible for port documentation in 1978. From 2008–2011 he served as the General Director of a port in Lagos, Nigeria. Mr Hadi has also played a key role in helping to forge a strong trade relationship between Ethiopia and Djibouti.