Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri

Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri

Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri

CEO, Mubadala Petroleum

Bakheet was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala Petroleum in March 2017. Prior to this, he held the positions of Chief Growth Officer, responsible for all new business development and M&A activity, Chief Operating Officer, overseeing both operated and non-operated assets, and UAE gas supply. He brings with him more than 18 years of diverse experience in the oil and Gas industry.

Bakheet holds a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering and applied Mathematics from the University of Tulsa (Oklahoma, USA) and MSc in Environmental Science from UAE University. He also holds an Executive MBA from HCT, UAE and a Doctorate of Business Administration from the College of Business and Economics, UAE University.Before joining Mubadala Petroleum, Bakheet was managing production and facilities engineering for five operating companies of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). In his capacity as a manager of production and facilities engineering for all offshore operators in Abu Dhabi, he managed and coordinated aggregate production of more than one million barrels daily.