Al Darmaki joined ADIA in June 1976 as director, bond and equity department. Reporting to HH Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the managing director, his responsibilities include portfolio management, asset allocation, strategic decisions and broad financial analysis. He is a member of the ADIA investment committee, ADIA strategy committee and is vice chairman of the ADIA alpha committee. He has held positions at ADIA in the private equities department, equities department and fixed income department as well as global private equity. He is chairman of Gulf Capital, a member of the board of Qatar Telecom (Ooredoo) and a member of various advisory boards and committees of funds that ADIA invests in.