Experts


Fadhil Othman

Senior Fellow

Fadhil Othman has over 40 year of extensive experience in the Oil and Gas Sector. He holds a B.Sc. Eng. from London University (1962) and has held various senior managerial roles in Iraq's national oil companies including Iraq National Oil Company,... Read More

Prof. Mehdi Ali

Senior Fellow

32 years with international financial institutions in various positions including Senior Economist at the World Bank; Regional Representative for UN in the Middle East and North Africa, Director at the OPEC Fund Successful fund-raising for the... Read More

Omar Al Sa'adoon

Senior Fellow

Omar currently serves as senior legal adviser at ZADCO (major subsidiary of ADNOC Group of companies) based in Abu Dhabi in the UAE. He is responsible for assisting on all legal and regulatory aspects relating to all of ZADCO's projects including... Read More

Shawki Nuruddin al-Khalisi

Senior Fellow

Shawki Al-Khalisi graduated with a B.Sc in Chemical Engineering from the University College of Swansea, U.K, with a Post Graduate Diploma in Development from The National Institute for Planning in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Khalisi worked for almost 20 years... Read More

Dr Husain Al-Chalabi

Senior Fellow

Dr Husain Al-Chalabi   ( Ph.D, DIC, BSc, F.I.Pet./FEI )   Dr Al-Chalabi is a UK based International Consultant  for the Energy Sector with focus on the feasibility , planning , evaluation and value additions of projects related... Read More

Dr Thamir Al Uqaili

Senior Fellow

Dr Uqaili graduated from the Imperial College with PhD in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering in 1974 and BSc (Hons.) in Oil Technology in 1962. In 1970, he got his MSc in Water Resources Technology from University of Birmingham. In 1963, he joined... Read More

Dr. Husain Ahmed

Senior Fellow

Hussain Ahmed is International Training Programmes Team Leader at Riverside College Halton, UK. He specialises in Business Development and Management in a wide range of areas related to the oil & gas industry, petrochemical, oil refineries,... Read More

Shamkhi Faraj

Senior Fellow

More than 33 years experience in the oil industry, including 6 years working with OPEC Secretariat in Vienna working as head of the Economics Department. During his time in the Ministry of Oil, Shamkhi occupied various jobs and positions ranging... Read More