The GPCA Legacy Initiative and GPCA Legacy Award “Al-Rowad” (الرّواد) were launched in 2017 to recognize the pioneers of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf region. The Award takes place on an annual basis and honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to foster and strengthen the chemical industry in one or more of the GCC states.
The third edition of the GPCA Legacy Award “Al-Rowad” (الرّواد) recognized H.R.H. Prince Faisal Bin Turki Bin Abdulaziz AI-Saud, Advisor to the Royal Court, Saudi Arabia and Former Advisor to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, as well as H.E. Yousef Bin Omair, former Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources, UAE, former Group CEO, ADNOC and Chairman, Borouge. The two leaders were awarded for their contributions to the growth and development of the chemical industry in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. They were honored as Arabian Gulf Chemical Pioneers at a special award ceremony during the 15th Annual GPCA Forum on 8 December 2021 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. The 4th edition of the GPCA Legacy Award will be held during the 16th Annual GPCA Forum on 6th December in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where one or more chemical industry pioneers will be recognized for their contributions to the regional industry.
H.R.H. Prince Faisal Bin Turki Bin Abdulaziz AI-Saud