Description

Educational Background:

Ph.D Engineering, London - 2014
M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, London - 1982
B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, London - 1981

Chartered Engineer, Environmentalist & Scientist - UK - 1987

Fellow – Chemical Engineer - UK - 2000

NEBOSH International Diploma – UK - 2019

Positions Held at Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC):

GPIC President – since 1 January 2005

GPIC Plants Operation Manager – 1999 to 2004

GPIC Urea Project Manager – 1995 to 1998

GPIC Operations Manager – 1989 to 1994

GPIC Engineer - 1983 to 1988

External Positions Held:

Kingdom of Bahrain

Member of Board of Trustees – Bahrain Centre for Strategic International & Energy Studies (DERASAT) – since January 2017
Board Member of Education & Training Quality Authority -since June 2016
Member of Council of Commissioners of Bahrain National Institution for Human Rights –  March 2015 – April 2017
Member of Shura Council (National Assembly) Bahrain for the first, second & third terms - from 2002 to 2014
Member of the Board of Trustees for H.H. Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Award for Scientific Research in the Sports Field – since 2014
Member of Supreme Council for Youth and Sport – from November 2010 to July 2019
Member of Supreme Consultative Council of the National Initiative for the Development of the Agricultural Sector, Bahrain – since October 2010
Chairman  of  INJAZ Bahrain – from June 2010 to June 2018
Member of Board of Trustees of Bahrain Polytechnic – January 2009 to March 2012
Board Member of National Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding) - December 2007 to March 2015
Board Member of Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) – December 2007 to March 2012
Board Member of National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA), Bahrain – December 2005 – March 2015

International

Vice-Chairman of Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) – 2018 to 2021
Chairman of International Fertilizer Association (IFA) – June 2015 – June 2017
Chairman of Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA) for Terms; 2015 & 2016
Chairman of Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) Fertilizer Committee – since October 2016
Board Member Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board – since January 2015
International Fertilizer Association (IFA) Vice President - Sustainable Development – May 2013 to 2015
Vice President of International Fertilizer Association (IFA) –  June 2010 to 2011
Chairman of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) Technical Committee –  June 2006 to June 2010
Chairman of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) Finance Committee – June  2011 to May 2013
Board Member of National Safety Council (NSC) USA – from June 2010 to June 2018
Board Member of Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) – since June 2006
Board Member of Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA) – since January 2005
Board Member of International Fertilizer Association (IFA) – from January 2005 to June 2018
Chairman GPCA Responsible Care Committee – June 2010 to June 2015
Member of GCC Board of Directors Institute – since 2005
Middle East Ambassador, National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH) UK – since 2006
Lead Ambassador of Robert W. Campbell Award Programme, National Safety Council (NSC) USA – since 2010
Ambassador of the British Safety Council – since 2008
Memberships:

Fellow of Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK
International Ambassador of Social Responsibility International Academy
Life Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers, USA
Life Member of Bahrain Society of Engineers
Founder Member of Bahrain Society of Transfer of Technology
Founder Member of Bahrain Planning Society
Member of the US-Bahrain Business Council
Member of the Bahrain-Japan Business & Friendship Society
Member of the Bahrain Cancer Society
Member of Bahrain-Egypt Business Council
Member of Bahrain-Russian Business Council
Member of the Bahrain-British Business Forum (BBBF)
Membership International Union for Social Responsibility – IUSR
Awards:

Bahrain Competency Medal of the First Class award by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (2015)
Italian Presidential Decree of Knight – Order of the Star of Italy Award presented by President of the Italian Republic (2017)
King Hamad International Youth Empowerment Award (2018)
Princess Sabeeka Award for Bahraini Women Empowerment (2017)
Presidential Medal of Premium Class in Social Responsibility (2016)
RoSPA Archangel Award for Safety (2015)
CSR GCC Personality of the Year (2014)
Nebosh Senior Ambassador Merit Award for Safety (2013)
Bahrain Social Contribution Award from H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa (2015)
Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce – Global Education Leadership Award (2015)
Award of Excellence - Bahrain Society for Training & Development & Human Resources Development (2016)
UN Ambassador for Sustainable Development 2030 and Gold Award for Sustainable Development received from the Regional Network for Social Responsibility (2016)
Gold Medal for Social Responsibility Work from Arab Social Responsibility Council (2016)
Gold Medal of Excellence in the field of Social Responsibility awarded by the Arab Organisation for Social Responsibility (2017)
The personality of the Year Award in the field of Public Relations awarded by the Bahrain Public Relations Association (2017)
2018 CEO’s Who Get It Award presented by the National Safety Council, USA (2018)
2018 IFA Safety Personality of the Decade – Gold Medal (2018)
2018 Social Creativity Award presented by the Bahrain Royal Charity Organisation (2018)
Ambassador of the RoSPA, Health and Safety Awards (2019)
NEBOSH International Distinguished Service in Health and Safety Award (2019) awarded at House of Lords, UK
International Award for Excellence in Community Partnership (2019) - Regional Network for Social Responsibility
General Interests::

Empowering women and youth, and caring for children’s needs

Technical and economic issues particularly for Petrochemical & Oil

Care for the environment, health and safety in the workplace, home and on the road

Business management and training and development

Innovation and best practices

Scientific research in petrochemical industries

Company

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (BSC)

Position

PRESIDENT

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