Marjo Louw

Position: Qatar country president, Sasol

Biography: Marjo Louw is the country president in Qatar for South African GTL producer Sasol. In this role, he is instrumental in running Qatar’s Oryx GTL plant, a joint venture between QP and Sasol. It was Qatar’s first commercial GTL facility, beginning operations in 2007.

Before taking over the company’s Qatar operations in 2011, Louw was general manager of Sasol New Energy in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was previously managing director of Sasol Chemicals Pacific in Singapore from 2004-08. Prior to that, he was general manager for Europe at Merisol, a Sasol subsidiary specialising in chemicals production.

He has spent 25 years working in the Middle East, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, gaining experience in research and development, human resources, project management, marketing and sales, business development, market development, joint-venture management and general management. Louw has degrees in physical chemistry and business.

Contact Tel: (+974) 4 499 9500