GDA Chairman and Committee Members

20 - 22 October 2020   |   Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre
Theme: Downstream Turning Points - “Capitalizing on Transformation”
Theme: Downstream Turning Points - “Capitalizing on Transformation”

Conference Chairman

Mr. Ebrahim Talib

Deputy Chief Executive, BAPCO

Technical Committee Chairman

Saad H. Binmatlig

Manager Business Development and Optimization Department, SATORP - Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical

Technical Committee Co-chair

Aqeel Almuharraqi

Superintendent FCCU & Utilities, Technical Services , BAPCO

Technical Committee

Ali A.Karim

Manager, Operations, North Process, BAPCO

Abdullatif Salih Alhameli

Western Region Joint Venture Portfolio Manager , Saudi Aramco

Dr. Anissa Sedjerari

Industry and Research Liaison Officer, Innovation & Economic Development Department, KAUST Catalysis Center

Dr. Basim Abussaud

Assistant Professor, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)

Candace Vona

Superintendent Strategic Planning & Economics, BAPCO

Dhanasekar Periyasamy

Principal Solution Consultant , Aspen Technology

Dr. Dawoud Bahzad

Division Director - Science & Technology (S&T) , Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)

Emad A. Muhaisen

Division Head, Capital Efficiency Division, Saudi Aramco

Fadi Mhaini

Director, Technology Licensing, Chevron Lummus Global

Ghaleyah Rashed Naser Alazmi

Eng,Sr.Process, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Gurminder Singh

Director, Technology Licensing - MENA, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Dr. Hayat Abdulla Yusuf

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering , University of Bahrain

Jad Abou Charbine

Technical Services Manager , Axens

Mohammed Benchekchou

Director Strategic Accounts - Middle East & North Africa, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Mohammed Farsi

Saudi Aramco

Nihar Gulwadi

Senior Manager -Project Development Manager, Ingenero Inc

Omar Al Hamed

Manager, Refining Operations, Refining Operations, ADNOC Refining

Ravivenkatesh Narayanaswamy

Vice President , IHS Markit

Raj Jhajharia

Technical Manager, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Dr. Samir Elkareish

Director, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC)

Waddah Al-Zaabi

Account Manager, ART Hydroprocessing

Organizing Committee Co-chair

Abdulsalam AlSaif

Manager - Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department, Saudi Aramco

Organizing Committee

Abdulmalik Turki

Saudi Aramco

Ahmed Abdulla Al Haddad

Promotion & Conferences Specialist, National Oil & Gas Authority (NOGA)

Ali Dawood Jaghbir

Corporate Communications – Events , BAPCO

Amal Al Aamer

Marketing & Communication , Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Claudia Hardt

Communications & Marketing Manager, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Fatemah Al-Sori

Senior External Communication , Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Hatem Alhamrani

Engineer , Saudi Aramco

Khalid Yousif Hadi

Deputy General Manager - Engineering , BAPCO

Khalid A. Al-Sanie

Head of Planning & Commercial Support , Saudi Aramco

Khuloud Saad Al Mutairi

Manager, Corporate Communication Dept., Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Mitchie Mapili

Events Specialist, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Nawaf Al-Ghanem

Manager, Public Relations, BAPCO

Reem Ebrahim

Superintendent Corporate Events - PR Department, BAPCO

Tariq Saleh

Saudi Aramco

Wail Gahwagy

Refining Planning & Performance Management Division, Saudi Aramco

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