Abdulmunim Bin Brek graduated in 1986 with a BSc. in Geology and Physics from the United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain. He joined DUBAL in 1987 as a graduate trainee in the Carbon Plant and became Shift Supervisor in 1989. In 1995, he was promoted to Manager, Anode Plant and later in 2001 assumed responsibilities of the potlines. In 2003, he was appointed as General Manager-Smelter Operations including Technology Development and Technical Services and by 2007, he oversaw the expansion of hot metal production capacity from 536,000 Mt. to 761,000 Mt. In October 2008, Abdulmunim was appointed to his current role of Vice President – Engineering, Expansions and EHS, responsible for all projects for all of Smelter as well as the Power and Desalination plants. Since 2007 he has managed a capital expenditure spend of around US$1,600million. In addition, he is responsible for all smelter maintenance and environment, health & safety protection at DUBAL. He is currently a member of DUBAL’s Executive Management Team.