Abdulrahman Jawahery

Position: President, Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC)

Biography: Abdulrahman Jawahery is a chartered engineer and has worked his way up through GPIC since joining the firm as an engineer in 1983. GPIC produces a combined 1.4 million tonnes a year of urea, ammonia and methanol using locally sourced gas. Established in 1979, it is one of the region’s oldest chemicals companies.

Jawahery worked as a project engineer until 1988. Between 1989 and 2004, he managed GPIC’s operations, urea projects and plants operations. In 2005, Jawahery was appointed general manager, becoming president in early 2011. In addition to his duties for GPIC, he is a board member for Bapco and Noga, and is Bahrain’s representative for the industry body, the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association.

Jawahery is also a member of the country’s Shura Council (Consultative Council). He has a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.

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