H.E. Cesar Abi Khalil, serves as Minister of Energy and Water, in the Government of Lebanon since December 2016. In parallel to heading the Energy & Water sector, Abi Khalil serves as a member in a number of ministerial committees.
Walid Nasr, Board Member of the Lebanese Petroleum Administration and Head of the Strategic Planning Department.
Wissam Edmond Chbat has 21 years’ experience in the oil and gas E&P.
Prior to his appointment at the Lebanese Petroleum Administration as Head of Economic and Finance Department, Wissam was working as Energy Advisor at the office of the Prime Minister in Beirut since 2003 as part of the UNPD team.
Me. Gaby Daaboul is the Head of the Legal Department at the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) since December 2012. From December 2014 to December 2015 he served as Chairman of the LPA.
Georges has over 34 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector with international exposure to various environments in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia.
Assem Abou Ibrahim is currently a board member and the head of the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) department at the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) in Lebanon.
Nasser Hoteit has been involved in the energy sector (nuclear, oil and gas) for 34 years.
Bruno Alves is the Reservoir Characterization Vice President for Schlumberger Northern Middle East Region (NME), located in Kuwait City, Kuwait, a position he assumes since Feb 2018.
Houda Dabboussi, in her role as the General Manager –NBD MENA, leads the new business development team in the Middle East and North Africa, responsible to deliver new oil and gas projects in partnership with host governments across the Gulf countries,
Zaher Ibrahim is the Senior Executive Vice President, Sales & Commercial, for Baker Hughes, a GE Company in MENAT & India.
Mr. John Roberts
Energy Security Specialist, Methinks Ltd , UK /
Member of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Group of Experts on Gas
Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, Washington DC.
Michael has worked in engineering and construction sectors for the past twenty five years with a focus on the design and construction of power generation and energy storage projects in the oil and gas sector. He has worked on strategic pursuits and pro
As Global Head of Petrofac Training Services, Karim Osseiran has overall responsibility for running Petrofac Training Services in the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, and Petrofac’s global digital technology specialists Oilennium and SkillsVX.
Fadi Jawad is the CEO and founder of Eurotech Consulting & Training Company, one of the leading and largest training and learning institutions in the Arab World.
Guy Bessis joined Marsh in 2008 and is a senior member of the Marsh Energy and Power Practice global executive management. He has specific responsibility for Sales and Business Development for the Practice on a global basis.
Salah Hafez is a Geophysicist by training and obtained his Master Degree in Geophysics from the University of Leeds, the UK, in 1971. He spent most of his career in oil and gas exploration and production in the Middle East.
Mr. Zaccar has been the chairman and General Manager of Commercial Insurance in Lebanon since 1978. He joined the company in 1971 and managed its Saudi Arabia Branch from 1974 to 1989.
Pavel is the Senior EER (Energy & Engineered Risk) Underwriter for Middle East, North Africa and Russia. The EER unit deals with Downstream Oil and Petrochemical, Chemical, Construction and Power Generation occupancies.
Founder and President of ResprodEx, LLC, Houston – Texas, USA
Professor of Petroleum Engineering Hold BS, MS and Ph.D in Reservoir/Production Engineering and Mathematics
Over 40 years experience in Oil & Gas industry.
Marcelo Menezes is currently based in Middle East region after spanning more than 15 years in the oil industry, mainly involved with complexes deepwater drilling campaigns.
Mrs. Francesca Zadro is currently the Trade Commissioner of the Italian Trade Agency in Beirut. She holds a degree in Political Science, International Studies and a Master Degree in International Relations.
Walid Choueiri holds an Engineering Degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics from the ‘Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble’, France and a Master Degree in Applied Mathematics (Partial Derivativ
Mutasem was born in Jordan in 1976. He attended the University of Jordan and graduated with a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering in 1999. He then moved to the United Kingdom and gained an MBA from the University of Huddersfield in 2000.
Ricardo is an environmental engineer with nearly 20 years of experience among which 12 years delivering environmental and HSE services to the oil and gas sector.
Automotive - Mechanical engineer. Advanced studies in fluid mechanics. Certified reservoir engineer ( SLB ). Graduated law advisor.
Captain Hesham El-Hamahmy
MSs (Aviation Safety Management) (Uni. Newcastle)
Mohamed Alem is the founder and senior partner of Alem & Associates, a 60+ practitioner Beirut based regional law firm with offices in Riyadh and Dubai. Mr.
Ramzi El-Kadi is the Shared Services Manager for Schlumberger Northern Middle East Region (NME), located in Kuwait City, Kuwait, a position he assumed in July 2017.
Craig Melville joined McDermott as Senior Director, Commercial in April 2017. In his role he manages a diverse team responsible for business development and sales, strategic development, growth and implementation.
Dr. Elie Daher, President of LPBN, is an established authority in the oil and gas sector in the MENA region. Elie is also the Executive Vice President for United Safety, based in Dubai, UAE.
Ziad Obeid, partner at Obeid Law Firm, is a dual-qualified lawyer with a civil engineering background, having extensive cross-border experience gained through legal practice in Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. John Giordano is a partner with Archer, P.C., a law firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Giordano's practice focuses on government law and regulatory affairs, with an emphasis on energy and environment.
Mr. Raouf Touma is the President and Founder of Engineering and Marketing International (EMI) since 1992, one of the leading Oil & Gas Engineering Services provider company in the MENA region.
Mr. Oussama is the General Manager of Operation at Engineering and Marketing International (EMI), one of the leading Engineering Services provider company in the MENA region.
Mr. Mouchbahani, Founding and Managing Partner of M Capital Group, (“MCG”), has held major senior international and regional, management and board positions.
Iyad Boustany, now 45 years old, attended school at the Notre Dame de Jamhour in Lebanon and later Lycee Sainte Croix de Neully in Paris.
Guy was born in Papakura; New Zealand but completed his education in the UK, graduating with a BA in politics.