Former GPCA Board Member; former GM, Oman PP

Dr. Hamed Hashim Al Dhahab currently serves as the CEO of Al Watanyiah United Engineering & Contracting, a multi-discipline engineering company based in Muscat, Oman, and President of its subsidiary, Al Watanyiah Oil & Gas. Dr. Al Dhahab’s innovative thinking and passionate leadership has taken him across diverse roles in the government, corporate and community sectors. Throughout his career, he has served as Director General of Industry – Ministry of Commerce and Industry; CEO of Oman Polypropylene; GM-HR of Orpic and CEO of Jusoor, a CSR Foundation.

He is the current Chairman of Oman Society of Contractors (OSC), and Chairman of Industrial Innovation Centre in Oman. Dr. Al Dhahab has served as Chairman of Oman Air and Oman Emirates Investment Holding Company, in addition to his position of vice chairman of Majan Electricity Company, and board member of Galfar Engineering and Contracting. He is also the present Chairman of Asharqiya Investment Holding Company.

Dr. Al Dhahab holds two Master’s degrees – one in Mechanical Engineering from Friendship University in Moscow, Russia, and one in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University, US.  He also acquired a doctorate in Industrial Engineering and Management of Technology from Cranfield University, UK.