Steering Committee

Meet the phenomenal Industry Leaders behind the event

Abdulaziz Sabri

Vice President, Bahri Ship Management

Eng. Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Sabri is Vice President of Bahri Ship Management, one of six business units within Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics. Sabri oversees all aspects of the company’s business operations including safety and quality and is responsible for providing overall direction for the operation and maintenance of all vessels in the fleet. He also assumes responsibility for ensuring that the vessels are always operated and maintained in accordance with company procedures and relevant international rules and regulations. Bringing nearly three decades of experience in the shipping, logistics, and energy industries, Sabri’s leadership and strategic foresight have been instrumental in catapulting Bahri Ship Management into one of the world’s leading providers of technical and commercial ship management services for VLCCs, chemical tankers, dry bulk and RoCon vessels. The company today manages a fleet in excess of 83 vessels. A Saudi national, Sabri started his career in 1989 as a maintenance engineer at Saudi Aramco. In 1996, he moved to Vela International Marine Limited, the shipping arm of Saudi Aramco, where he spent the next 18 years serving in a variety of roles including Site Manager at the company’s site office South Korea shipyard and later, Fleet Operations Manager. He joined Bahri as Vice President – Technical Services in 2014 before being promoted to his current role in February 2016. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Phillip Campbell

Vice President of Mine and Refinery, Ma’aden Bauxite Aluminum Company

Phillip Campbell is the Vice President of Mine and Refinery – Ma’aden Bauxite Aluminum Company. He holds a Master’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from University of Wollongong. He has worked in Australia – WA and Queensland, Russia and now in Saudi Arabia in Mining industry.

Mohammed Al-Rashidi

General Manager, Technical Support, Petrokemya

Engr. Mohammed H. Al Rashidi is the General Manager, Technical Support of SABIC affiliate Arabian Petrochemical Company (PETROKEMYA). He graduated from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering Science. He then went on to pursue his Master in Executive MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management (Arizona University). His career with SABIC spans a total of twenty-one (21) years starting as part of the Engineering Staff of SABIC affiliate KEMYA in April 1997. He then went on to manage KEMYA’s Maintenance Planning Division in April 2008 and from there became Senior Manager of LLDPE Operations and then EPDM Operations in April 2009 and October 2012 respectively. He became Process Director at Engineering & Project Management (EPM), SABIC Corporate in March 2014 and as of February this year, Engr. Mohammed H. Al Rashidi started his current role as General Manager for Technical Support in PETROKEMYA.

Omar Badhurais

Director, Strategy & Budgeting, SABIC Corporate Manufacturing

Omar Mohsen Badhurais is the Director of Strategy and Budgeting for SABIC Corporate Manufacturing. He graduated from King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals with a Bachelor of Science degree in Project Management & Engineering. He further went on to take his Master of Engineering in KFUPM. Omar is a Distinguished Member of US-based Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. He is also a mentor of SIX SIGMA Implementation. He was General Manager for Maintenance for Jubail United Petrochemical Company, a SABIC affiliate, from April 2015 before taking up his current post in June 2017.

Roelof Heezen

Executive Vice President, SASREF

Roelof started working at the Royal Dutch Shell laboratories in Amsterdam after graduating in Chemical Engineering in the mid-eighties. Focus of work in 1990-ties was on hydro-processing with assignments in residue hydro-processing (Pernis), on the the Jubail hydrocracker and servicing US hydroprocessing units while based in Houston. Thereafter Roelof worked as Process Engineering Manager at the Shell Deer Park refinery. Returning to the Netherlands in 2003 to join the consultancy arm of Shell focused on business improvement and short and long term hydrocarbon management improvements for refineries. In 2007 Roelof move back to hydro-processing as global manager with end-to-end responsibility for the field. Was appointed in 2009 as Vice President R&D of Downstream Technology in 2009 in Shell. Focus was on long term options, including biofuels and chemicals. In 2014 Roelof returned to SASREF as EVP, with responsibilities for Operations, Maintenance and Process Technology.

David Marion

Vice President Manufacturing, SATORP

David Marion is now Vice President Manufacturing in SATORP (JV Saudi Aramco and Total located at Jubail industrial area in Saudi Arabia). Career of 25 years in Total group, mainly in refining, David started as Process control engineer for about 3 years followed by a position as Operation Superintendent for about 4 years in Normandy Refinery (France). After 1 year in USA – Houston TX, was appointed as Project manager to implement SAP in 12 European refineries. His next position was Maintenance manager at Feyzin refining and petrochemicals (France), followed by a business position in Donges refinery (France). In 2009, he was general manager of SARA refinery (JV Total, Ruby, Exxon) in Martinique French Caribbean island. He was then back to Normandy refinery as GM for about 3 years and then moved to Saudi Arabia in July 2015.