Our Corporate Philosophy

FANR was established in September 2009 as the regulator of the nuclear sector in the UAE pursuant to the Federal Law by Decree No (6) of 2009 Concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. FANR is proud to fulfil its mandate to protect the country's public, workers and the environment.

Our vision

To be globally recognised as a leading nuclear regulator

Our mission

To protect the public and the environment from the harmful effects of ionising radiation and to ensure the exclusively peaceful use of nuclear energy in an integrated manner with the concerned authorities and according to international best practices as well as capacity building of Emiratis in the nuclear field and various technical fields.

Our core values
  • Safety culture

  • Transparency

  • Collaboration

  • Independence

  • Excellence

Our Board of Management

The FANR Board of Management is the decision-making body and its members are appointed pursuant to a resolution of the UAE Cabinet. The Board of Management sanctions and implements vital decisions that impact the overall performance of FANR. The membership of the Board of Management in 2020 was as follows:

H.E. Abdulla Nasser Al Suwaidi
H.E. Ambassador Hamad Ali Al Kaabi
Deputy Chairman

H.E. Mr Ali Khalfan Al Dhaheri
Board Member
H.E. Mrs Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak
Board Member
H.E. Dr Abdul Qader Ebrahim Alkhayat
Board Member
H.E. Dr Ali Mohamed Shaheen Ahmed
Board Member
H.E. Engineer Fahad Al Hammadi
Board Member
H.E. Maitha Al
Board Member

Our Organisational Structure

The FANR organisational structure is designed to allow our mandate to be implemented and to ensure that the highest standards of nuclear and radiological safety, security and non-proliferation are achieved in the UAE.

 FANR has two divisions: The operations division and the administration division. The Legal Affairs Department, Corporate Development Department and the Internal Audit Department fall under the FANR’s Director General Office.