Upon joining Carbon Holdings in early 2014, Mr Hassan brought into corporate over 20 years of experience in the development of energy and environment projects across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. He has a proven track record in successfully starting up sustainable businesses as Co-founder of Komex Egypt (1997) developing it into a high profile regional franchise with other business partners in the Middle East and North Africa. Post-acquisition of Komex by WorleyParsons in 2006, Mr Hassan was appointed regional director for environment and water resources at WorleyParsons, playing a key role in starting up WorleyParsons operations in Egypt and North Africa (2006 – 2013) across different sectors including Upstream/Downstream Hydrocarbons, Infrastructure, Environment, Power, Minerals, Metals, and Chemicals. Furthermore, he is the founder of SDSmena (Sustainable Development Solutions for the Middle East and North Africa, which is a multidisciplinary consulting firm (2014).
Mr Hassan has extended experience in securing, managing and directing specialized projects across the MENA region including Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, and the UAE dealing with the technical and B2B and B2G business aspects of any project model. Mr Hassan holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology (AAST), a B.Sc., in mechanical power engineering from Cairo University, and a professional certificate in environmental engineering from the American University in Cairo (AUC).
Engineer / Ahmed Helmy holds a Msc. degree from Al Azhar University in Mechanical Engineering (Heat Transfer) on 1990 as well as a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from Al Azhar University on 1980. He has a total of 35 years of experience mainly in Projects Engineering, Management & Execution and operation of oil , gas and petrochemical plants. As an individual with high professional standing and a strong presence in the Energy, Oil, Gas, and Petrochemicals Sector projects, for over 30 years.
Eng. Ahmed Helmy held the position of the Chairman & CEO of different petrochemical companies like the Egyptian Ethylene &Derivatives company “Ethydco” ; Sidi Kerir petrochemicals company (SIDPEC) and the chairman of the Egyptian Indian polyester company (EIPET).
Eng. Ihab Yahia has more than 16 years’ experience in the petrochemicals markets and industry. He began his career as a process engineer in SIDPEC’s PE plant for 5 years. He was nominated to join SIDPEC’s marketing team in 2005 where he gained a process technologies background supported in studying the petrochemicals industry downstream markets and its dynamics, where it was implemented in reporting output and results to SIDPEC’s Investment and projects committee. Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company – ETHYDCO was on the committee output. He was then seconded to ETHYDCO in order to establish its petrochemicals downstream products marketing strategy.
He is now back at SIDPEC as Marketing Research Department Head in order to participate in new projects and initiate tactics that work on increasing local and international customers’ loyalty through exploiting the internal and external supply chain communications and dealing with direct and indirect value chain members, while implementing the best output in improving SIDPEC’s marketing mix and new investments.
His skills have qualified him to mentor new employee training and deal with multicultural business activities. He has also been invited to speak at many global petrochemicals and plastics events on the five continents: Middle East, Africa, Europe, Singapore and USA.
Chemist. Refaat Orkhan has more than 25 years’ experience. Holding B.Sc in Chemistry from Faculty of Science- Alexandria University. In 1990 He began his career in the Egyptian petrochemicals Company EPC since the early beginning of the petrochemicals industry in Egypt. His next move was to join SIDPEC’s PE process middle management in 2002.
His second move was to join SIDPEC`s Marketing team in 2006 where he leaded customers service team, mentoring juniors and reporting as marketing and pricing`s commission decision till 2015.
Claus-Peter Hälsig has over 30 years of industrial experience in various aspects of refinery operation and refinery processes. He is located in Haarlem, The Netherlands and holds as Vice President for Process Engineering & Technology responsibilities for the Europe, Middle East, Africa region as well as Russia.
Before joining Fluor Daniel in Irvine, California in 1993, Mr Hälsig worked since 1986 for British Petroleum in Sunbury/UK in various functions, leading a refinery support team which provided worldwide technical and scientific support to BP’s refineries. This included input into refinery configuration studies and evaluating refinery processing requirements to meet clean fuels quality targets in the US and Europe.
From 1980 to 1986 Mr Hälsig worked in the R&D Center of BP in Germany and was responsible for the technical service to the BP’s German refineries as well as for the development, scale up and commercialization of refinery processes. Mr Hälsig is a recognized expert in the area of refining, Master Planning, conceptual, technical-economically feasibility studies, clean fuels manufacture, heavy oil upgrading, consulting on the refining – petrochemicals – chemicals interface, assessing the impact of clean fuels (incl. marine fuels) legislation on refining operation. He has been regularly invited to publicize, to give presentations, to serve as chair at several large international conferences and to provide his expertise at numerous technical panel discussions.
Dr Hälsig holds a Dr.-Ing. degree in Chemical Technology of the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Member of the Energy Institute in the UK.
Wedad brings far more than 30 years of experience in business development. She is a recognised team leader with proven negotiating skills leading to consensus building in an organisation. She brings vitality, professionalism and warmth, and a mindset of service and advocacy to her work with clients. Wedad’s primary focus is to build awareness about Enppi capabilities among perspective clients, and develop and maintain relationships with current and past clients. As an advocate of the company’s vision to enrich the spirit and performance of organisations, and its purpose to positively impact the world by creating thriving organisational cultures, Wedad finds her work rewarding and fulfilling.
Prior to joining Enppi, Wedad spent eleven years as First Under Secretary Office Manager at the Ministry of Petroleum. Wedad graduated from faculty of literature – Alexandria University. In addition to her love form reading good books and her passion for writing, Wedad enjoys spending quality time with her husband and children.
Eng. Samy Abed, Graduated from Cairo University Chemical Engineering with over 23 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Industry at Enppi, and over 28 years overall Experience. Eng. Samy started his career as Cost Engineering and after that he had been selected to supervise Feasibility studies and Value Engineering Department.
At Present time, Eng. Samy is General Manager Assistant for Business Development in Enppi and Libya Branch Manager and responsible about Enppi Business in Algeria.