The Office of Finance is responsible for the centralized finance and information technology functions of the University. Its departments are essential to NYUAD’s financial management and ensure that resources are expertly stewarded, that financial policies are clear and consistently applied, and that faculty, staff, and students have access to funding needed to operate effectively and efficiently.

Leader Profile

Mona Louca

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Finance 

Mona Louca is the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Finance at NYU Abu Dhabi.  In her role, she leads the University’s multi-year financial planning efforts and collaborates closely with NYUAD’s leadership and funding partners on its growth and financial planning.

Mona has more than 30 years experience in accounting, finance, and leadership. She has been with NYUAD since July 2012 and successfully ensures that her division is providing service to the faculty, staff, and students to allow NYUAD to carry out the University’s education and research mission.

Mona earned her bachelor’s degree from The American University in Cairo, has a Master's in Professional Accounting from Western Sydney University, and completed her CPA in Sydney.

Key People


Nafeh Masood

Senior Director, Financial Operations