Nidhal S. Dossary

Nidhal is a Chemist and he got his BA in Chemistry from the University of Toledo, Ohio on 1999. From 2000 – 2003 worked as Lab Supervisor of the Sanitary Operation Unit, Saudi Aramco then from 2003 – 2011 he transferred to Water Treatment Group of the Technical Support Division, Saudi Aramco. Currently he is serving as the Foreman of the Sanitary Operations Unit, Saudi ARAMCO Utilities Department. Previous positions with Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation. Nidhal is also the Environmental Coordinator of the Utilities Department, Saudi Aramco

Nidal Samad
Vice President

Nidal is a senior environmental scientist at Saudi Aramco. He holds four degrees: BS in Chemistry ,Lebanese University, BS and MS in Chemical Engineering , Florida Institute of Technology ( FIT) and a MS in Environmental Science (FIT). He holds 23 patents, mainly water and wastewater treatment related. Nidal has 14 years of experience with Ozone Oxidation Processes in particular and Advanced Oxidation Processes in general. He has served as a member of the Industrial Advisory Board of the Chemical Engineering Department at FIT. Also he served as an expert panel member for the development of ozone testing protocol for NSF International.

Michael Kennedy

Michael is a Capital Projects Engineer with Community Services Project Support Department at Saudi Aramco. Michael has a Masters in Civil/Environmental Engineering; a LEED Accreditation and is a listed Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute. He has 17 years of professional experience in both consulting and private enterprise. The majority of Michael’s experience has been focused on the design, construction and start-up of water and wastewater treatment and transmission facilities of all sizes and technical complexity.

Abdul Hamid Mansour

Abdulhamid Mansour holds a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from Petroleum and Minerals University, Dhahran, and a master’s degree in engineering management from Northeastern University, Boston. He has attended management programs at Harvard, Wharton and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has worked for the Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) for 25 years and was appointed general manager for all SWCC Eastern province activities. Mr. Mansour has published numerous technical papers in different desalination and HVAC conferences. In 2003 he was elected president of the International Desalination Association (IDA) and served 2 years.

Mohammad Abdulatif
Assistant Director/WEF Delegate

Currently serving as a Technical Advisor for the Saudi ARAMCO Utilities Department. 25 years with Saudi ARAMCO Education: Associates in Environmental Management Utah Valley State University. Mohammad is the first Saudi Arabian recipient of the Water Environment Federation “Arthur Sidney Bedell Award” for his extraordinary personal service to the Saudi Arabian Water Environment Association which is a Member Association of WEF.

Subhi Aama
Wastewater Technology Coordinator

Subhi is a Sr. Environmental Engineer in Wastewater Management and Water Conservation Unit of Environmental Protection Department of Saudi Aramco. He leads the technical review of number of wastewater treatment and reuse projects for sanitary and industrial wastewater of Saudi Aramco plants. He has publications in international technical environmental and water journals and conferences; Water Research, Environmental Technology Letters, WEFTEC, Enviro Arabia, and Water Arabia. Subhi is certified as a Qualified Environmental Professional, QEP. He has a master degree in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, and Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from King Adbulalziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Brett Boyd
Technical Advisor - Wastewater

Brett Boyd received a 5-year BSChE from University of Florida in 1983. He manufactured water and wastewater chemicals, performed R&D in oil and gas well drilling technologies, and spent over 20 years in R&D, designing, and troubleshooting water and wastewater equipment for municipal and industrial applications. Mr. Boyd has a number of patents and inventions in environmental, oil & gas drilling, and water and wastewater equipment fields. Mr. Boyd has been with Saudi Aramco’s Facilities Planning Department as a Planning Specialist in Infrastructure Division since 2010.

Mohammed Al-Hajri
Media coordinator

Currently, serving as an environmental engineer for the Saudi Aramco Environmental Protection Department. Previous position with Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation. Education: BS Chemical Engineering – KFUPM. MS Environmental Engineering –Colorado State University

Mahmoud Al-Moaikel
Events Coordinator

Currently serving as the Supervisor, Water and Sanitary Operations Unit, Saudi ARAMCO Utilities Department. Previous positions with Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation. Mahmoud Al-Moaikelholds an Associates Degree in Environmental Management –Utah Valley State University. He is a winner of 2014 WEF Public Education Award –Individual Category.

Abdullah A. Al-Ammar
General Secretary
E-mail: Abdullah.Ammar.1@Aramco.Com

Currently working as Chemical Engineer for wastewater and water treatment plant for Saudi Aramco Utilities Department. He worked as a DCS Operator in Petrochemical Facilities at SABIC. Education: B.S Chemical Engineering, KFUPM and A.D Chemical Engineering & Process Technology, JIC-RC

Mohammed A. Al-Hajjy
Desalination Technology Coordinator

Mohammed is a water treatment specialist in Consulting Service Department, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia. Mohammed has a B Sc. in Chemical Engineering from KFUM. He has 21 years of professional experience in different departments within Saudi Aramco. Out of which 19 years were spent in water treatment and desalination facilities. Mohammed has been involved in reviewing several design packages for RO plants and water treatment programs. He was heavily involved in designing, construction and commissioning of RO Plant for Abqaiq Plants facilities. He has been involved in several troubleshooting and investigation tasks for RO plants, industrial steam boilers and water treatment programs. Mohammed is a member of Water Conservation team in Saudi Aramco. Currently Mohammed is working for Consulting Services Department, in Dhahran providing technical support to all Aramco water treatment facilities

Dr. Subhi M. Al-Jeshi
Technical Advisor - Desalination

Dr. Subhi Al-Jeshi is a water treatment specialist in Saudi Aramco. He got his B Sc in Chemical Engineering from KFUPM, Saudi Arabia, and PhD from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Herriot Watt University, Scotland, specialized in water Desalination. Subhi has 17 years of experience in water treatment and desalination field. His field experience included working in different industrial locations such as Saudi Petrochemical Company, SADAF, Ras Tanura Refinery and Berri Gas Plant in addition to working for one year for VEOLIA Water, UK, designing RO membrane plants. Currently Subhi works for Consulting Services Department, in Dhahran providing technical support to all Aramco industrial facilities for more than 12 years. Subhi has evaluated and introduced many new technologies to Saudi Aramco.

Dr. Habis Said ALZoubi
Dammam University Liaison

Dr AlZoubi is an associate professor in environmental engineering department at the University of Dammam. He holds a BSc in MSc in chemical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, and PhD in Chemical and environmental Engineering from University of Nottingham, UK (2007). He published around 24 papers in international journals and 6 papers in international conferences in desalination and membrane technology subjects. He also obtained six research funds to conduct scientific researches in water treatment fields. He is currently working in following projects; dissolved air floatation (DAF) in treating oily wastewater, membrane distillation (MD), and forward osmosis.

Eng. Ali Abdullah Al- Motlag
General Director of Wastewater Department
Ministry of Water and Electricity

Holds a bachelor degree in civil engineering , and a Master's degree in environmental engineering from King Saud University , He is an Associate Value Specialist (AVS) .Ali has an experience of more than 26 years in the field of water, environment and sanitary engineering, his expertise is in the design, management and operation of water & wastewater treatment systems, water quality monitoring, as well as water and environment pollution control. He has many Applied Research and a patent in odor control of wastewater gases.

William Conner
North American Coordinator

Environmental Engineering Consulting working in the Wastewater Unit of the Environmental Protection Department of Saudi Aramco. Education: BS Chemical Engineering –BYU MBA –St. Ambrose University Licensed P.E.; Iowa & Louisiana QEP & DEE Environmental Certifications.Arthur Sidney BedellAward winner 2012.

Greg Welch
General Board Member

Greg is Director of Water for WorleyParsons’s Saudi Arabia and Bahrain operations. He has over 25 years’ experience in business development, project management and design, primarily in the fields of water and wastewater treatment, infrastructure planning and environmental engineering. Greg holds a B.A. Sc. in Civil Engineering from UBC in Canada, and is also a licensed professional engineer in Ontario, Canada.

Raghed Mallouhi
General Board Member

Mr. Raghed AL-Mallouhi has B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 1991. He has 22 years of experience in the field of water and waste water treatment. In addition, his experience convers municipal and industrial sectors. He joined Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies Saudi Ltd in 1992 as Mechanical Engineer. He is now Sales Manager of Veolia Saudi.

Jubran Al-Qahtani
General Board Member

Jubran has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from KFUPM. He is working with Aramco TSD/UESU/Water Treatment Group. He has 10 years of experience in Water and Wastewater. He currently serves as Process Engineer for the R.O. Plant in Dhahran & the North Sewage Treatment Plant in Dhahran

Faisal Al Shukri
General Board Member

Faisal Al Shukri holds a master degree in Architectural Engineering with special concentration in Facilities Engineering. He started his career with Saudi Aramco in 2008 as a Project Engineer, followed by multiple assignments as a Group Head for construction projects. Faisal is LEED accredited and he also covered multiple supervisory positions in Maintenance, Engineering and Planning fields. Currently he works in the Utilities and Technical Support Department as the Supervisor of Operational Excellence and Compliance.

Thamer S. Al-Mutairi
General Board Member

Thamer Almutairi is wastewater treatment engineering with Saudi Aramco in the Environmental Protection Department. He earned BSc. in Chemical Engineering and MSc. in Environmental Science from Texas University in USA. Thamer has 15 years of experience in Saudi Aramco and his area of expertise involves design, construction, operation, maintenance, and inspection of wastewater treatment systems. He participated in solving and troubleshooting various wastewater field problems and project support.

Raed Al-Ghamdi
General Board Member


Currently serving as an Engineering Aide M&S, Saudi Aramco Water and Sanitary Operations Unit, Utilities & Technical Support Department. Previous positions with Maaden ,Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation, Grain silos and flour mills organization . Raed Al-Ghamdi holds industrial diploma –Royal Industrial institute

Areeb Rizwan Khan
Membership Coordinator

Areeb Rizwan Khan is an Environmental Engineer in the Wastewater Management and Water Conservation Unit at Saudi Aramco's Environmental Protection Department. His primary areas of interest include design, operation, maintenance, and inspection of wastewater treatment systems, Environmental Compliance and Environmental Management System (ISO 14001) Audits, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Studies, and Water Conservation practice in the Oil and Gas Industry. He earned BSc. in Architectural Engineering from KFUPM and Msc. in Environmental Science and Engineering from KAUST.

Khaled Al-Shamsan

Currently working as Technical Advisor P&PL for Saudi Aramco Utilities & Technical Support Department. Headed the SAP implementation program and supervised the Computer & SAP System Support in U&TSD. Education: BS Business Administration from King Faisal University.

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