Qatar: CEO of Qatar Energy, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi
He is the current Minister of Energy in Qatar, and the President and CEO of Qatar Energy (formerly Qatar Petroleum).
He studied petroleum and natural gas at Penn State in the US and graduated in 1991, whilst at University he joined QE.
He has worked in QE all his working life and became President and CEO in 2014. He is also Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs and a cabinet member. QE has big plans to grow, especially in the LNG space with the expansion of the North Field which could increase LNG output by upto 40%. Qatar has an important part to play with other large-scale LNG producers in re-balancing energy supplies in the west and the east.