Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Khalifa

Position: Chief executive officer (CEO), Noga Holding

Biography: As head of the National Oil & Gas Authority’s (Noga’s) holding company, Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Khalifa is charged with running Bahrain’s oil and gas operations. These include domestic production and imports.

A technocrat, Sheikh Mohammed studied electronics at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Saudi Arabia before completing a master’s degree from Imperial College London.

After his studies, he joined Bahrain’s Finance Ministry and was appointed director of government shareholdings in 2005. Sheikh Mohammed also worked as director of technical services before joining Noga in 2009. He became the firm’s CEO in 2011. Sheikh Mohammed serves as a board member for several high-profile companies including Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) and Aluminium Bahrain.

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