Board of Directors

Mr. Humoud W. Al-Utaibi

Chairman

Humoud has a M.S. degree in Earth Science from University of Waterloo in Canada and a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from KFUPM in 1997. Humoud has over 15 years of experience with Saudi Aramco working at Ras Tanura Refinery, Research & Development Center, and Environmental Protection Department (EPD). Currently, he is the supervisor of Land & Groundwater Protection Unit in EPD. In addition, he is the leader of the Environmental Technology Focus Team and represents Saudi Aramco in Several Committees pertaining to environmental protection such as IPIECA. Humoud held ETMA Vice-Chairman Position from 2006 to 2008.

 

Tel: 03 880-9767
Email: humoud.utaibi@aramco.com 

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Dr. Mohammed Ali B. Qurban
Vice-Chairman

Dr. Qurban received his Ph.D. in Oceanography from University of Southampton, U.K. in 2009. He received his MS in Marine Biology from Florida Institute of Technology, USA.

Dr. Qurban is the Manager of the Marine Studies Section in the Center for Environment & Water of the Research Institute of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals.

Dr. Qurban has been engaged in several projects, research programs, and cruises including ARAMCO sustaining research project, MEPA clean-up monitoring. Gulf War crisis assignments; include protection of marine turtles program, Mount Mitchell cruise. Participation in oceanographic cruise to Bahamas funded by the National Science Foundation in USA, and in Deep sea submersibles funded by Harbor Branch oceanographic institution, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida. Participation in 25 oceanographic cruises using the FerryBox system in English Channel and Bay of Biscay, studying the variation in phytoplankton speciation.

 

Tel: 03 860-4492
Email: mqurban@kfupm.edu.sa

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Mr. James Findley
Treasurer

Mr. Findley is an Environmental Specialist with the Environmental Protection Department of Saudi Aramco. He has more than 30 years of project engineering, process design, and environmental engineering experience. He is a certified Qualified Environmental Professional and is a registered professional chemical engineer in California and Idaho. James earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a masters degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Idaho.

 

Tel: 03-880-9761
Email: james.findley@aramco.com

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Mr. Nabil Hijazi
Secretary

Mr. Hijazi is a Project Engineer working with Southern Area Projects Department at Saudi Aramco. He has more than 25 years of experience in project management, and business development focused on the environmental and oil & gas sectors. Nabil is presently involved in the construction of wastewater treatment plants for Saudi Aramco. In previous employment, Nabil worked with the Alturki Environmental consulting firm, AES International Consultants in the capacity of Business Development Director. Nabil has a Master of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, and has attended Executive MBA Programs at McGill University in Canada.

 

Tel: 03 862-5232
Email: nabil.hijazi@aramco.com

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Dr. Khaled Al-Abdulkader

Past Chairman

Dr. Khaled has a Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography, from Texas A&M University. He was a Research Scientist at the Research Institute in KFUPM before joining Saudi Aramco in 1998.

Dr. Khaled is temporarily a supervisor for Wastewater Management and Marine Protection Unit in EPD. He is the EPD representative in the Manifa Causeway Project. He is also managing the Marine Sustaining Research Project with KFUPM and other marine environmental studies. Khaled is the Environmental Advisor for Saudi Aramco Oil Spill Response Team and representing Saudi Aramco in international organizations such as OGP/IPIECA Biodiversity Working group.

 

Tel: 03 876-0424
Email: khaled.abdulkader@aramco.com

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Dr. Nadeem Ahmedkhan
Director

Dr. Ahmedkhan has 14 years of experience in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries. He specializes in planning and implementing design controls based on industrial emissions and has developed strategic plans to identify and evaluate emissions impacts using advanced models and monitoring techniques. His work experience includes working for reputable companies in UK and USA that specialize in providing engineering and scientific services. Nadeem graduated from Leeds University with Honors (B.Eng.) in Fuel and Energy Engineering and went onto obtain a Master degree of Science (MSc.) in Environmental Pollution Control. He obtained a doctorate degree in 1999 jointly with Leeds & Cambridge Universities related to air quality and advance development of flue gas sensing devices. Nadeem held ETMA past Vice Chairman Position and continues to support and promote environmental practices in the region.

 

Tel: +996-506-489-005
Email: nahmedkhan@Exponent.com

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Mr. Jumaan Saad Al-Qahtani
Director

Jumaan holds a Master of Science in Atmospheric sciences from University of East Anglia, UK, 2003. He works as environmental scientist in the Air Quality and Meteorology Unit, EED, Environmental Protection Department of Saudi Aramco. He has more than 17 years of experience in the field of meteorology and air quality. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society, A&WMA, and ETMA.

 

Tel: 03 876-0362
Email: jumaan.qahtani.1@aramco.com

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Mr. Adel J. Al-Khalifah
Director

Mr. Adel is an Engineering & Environmental Specialist with the Generation Technical Support Department of Saudi Electricity Company. He has more than 15 years in oil and gas industry, petrochemicals and power generation. He has long standing experience in tackling environmental issues particularly project reviews, project proposal and detail design. In addition, he is leading and participating in several technology items. Adel held a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Chemistry and a master's degree in Environmental Sciences from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals. Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and currently he is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Environmental Management.

 

Tel: 03 857-2300 Ext. 84980
Email: 60246@se.com.sa

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Dr. Amyn S.Dahya
Director

Dr. Amyn Dahya is a specialist in technology, development, design, engineering, construction and plant operation in the waste management, environmental protection and mineral processing industries.

Dr. Dahya has worked in the environmental and waste management industries globally for over thirty years and has developed and implemented state-of-the-art processes for water purification, wastewater treatment, and recovery/recycle of valuable resources from wastes. He has also developed strategic solutions for Integrated Waste Management (IWM), providing holistic operating solutions for industries from a technical, management and financial perspective.

Dr. Dahya holds the position of Chief Executive Officer of GEMS - UtilEco Group, a global enterprise with leading edge solutions for rapidly evolving industries and regulatory frameworks.

 

Tel: +966 56 2222 335
Email: amyn.dahya@gems-ksa.com

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