Secretary General, GPCA
Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA, brings over 20 years of experience in the industrial field in various positions across the public and private sector. A PhD graduate of the University of London in Industrial Chemistry, Dr. Al-Sadoun started his professional carrier with SABIC as a Senior Researcher in the R&D Center (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia).
He then joined the Qatar-based Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) where he worked in the Industrial Projects Department, before being appointed Director of Industrial Information and Coordination. In November 2001, Al-Sharq Plastic Industries Co. (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) appointed Dr. Al Sadoun as Vice President until November 2004, when he joined the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), acting as Director General of the Energy Sector. In 2008, he co-founded PetroBaas, a project development platform with focus on downstream petrochemicals and allied industries and acted as its Managing Partner till March 2009 when he joined GPCA.