Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri
Director of the Board
Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri has extensive international experience in the management and operation of oil and gas companies. In January 2021, he was appointed Executive Director – UAE Industries at Mubadala Investment Company. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing the multi-billion-US$ portfolio of investments held by the company in the United Arab Emirates in the energy, renewable energy, utilities, metals and mining sectors.
Prior to his current role, Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri was Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Mubadala Petroleum, where he previously served as Chief Growth Officer and Chief Operating Officer, among other roles. Prior to joining Mubadala Petroleum in 2015, Dr Al Katheeri had a long and successful career with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.
Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri is a board member of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC), Oil Search Limited, and CEPSA. He also previously served as a board member of Emirates LNG from 2014 to 2018, the last two years as chairman of the board.
Dr Al Katheeri holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Petroleum Engineering from Tulsa University (USA), a Master of Environmental Science (with honours) from the University of the United Arab Emirates, and an Executive MBA from Higher Colleges of Technology (with Honours), the largest applied higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates. He successfully completed the Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives at the Institute for Management Development (Switzerland) and is a Certified Arbitrator licensed by the Gulf Cooperation Council Commercial Arbitration Centre (GCCCAC).