The People Behind the Company
30 years of experience in Project Implementation and in Company Management, out of which 18 years were in large-sized, stock exchanged listed corporations (such as STRABAG SE, VAMED AG and Bauer AG).
6 years served as a professional Army officer.
One and a half decades of experience in the management of companies in China, Jordan, UAE and Oman, whereby in total 10 years in Oman.
Invited member of the Omani National Program for Diversification of the Economy away from Oil and Gas (part of the Vision Oman 2040).
Awarded with the Global Water Award 2011.
Lead executive for implementing PDO’s Nimr Water Treatment Plant (largest constructed wetland in the world) in Oman to treat 175,000 m3/d “produced water”.
International recognised adviser in engineering standards consolidation.
Civil Engineer from the “Higher Technical College for Civil Engineering and Art” in Innsbruck, Austria.
33 years experience in the oil & gas industry with Shell International in a variety of managerial and leadership roles around the globe.
Expert in oil & gas production engineering, project development, change management and technical innovation.
Developed Shell’s first fully automated oil field. Spearheaded the concept of collaborative working environments in Petroleum Development Oman, transforming the way of working for an entire corporation.
Instrumental in establishing solar PV as a renewable energy source in Oman as a cofounder of Shell’s project “Solar into Schools”.
Global Technology Manager for Shell’s Joint Ventures.
Shareholder of Gulf Green Tech LLC, an environmental technology investment company.
MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the Mining University Leoben, Austria.
GM of Oman Mining Company.
Head of Audit and Compliance MDO.
More than 20 years of experience in financial management and turn-around management.
MSc in Accounting from Australia.
Emil Griston Al Shibib
Chief Strategy Officer
More than 25 years of experience as advisor of various governments and financial institutions.
Nasser Al Maqbali
Chairman of Oman Mining Company.
CEO of Minerals Development Oman SAOC.
30 years of experience in executive, operation, and project management, consulting, and business development.
Technical Advisory Panel
Dr. Oleg Kim
Over 35 years of experience in prospecting, exploration and mining of gold, copper, uranium and other metals.
Competent Person, Member of Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Fellow of Geological Society of London.
Worked in Cameco Corporation a major uranium producer started as geologists and ended as Director of Exploration for CIS countries.
Established and managed a Andash Mining Company and Bulakashu Mining Company with further IPO at AIM (Aurum Mining) and TXE (Kola Mining).
Established and managed Kazakhstan Mineral Company one of the biggest consultant companies in former Soviet Union.
Post graduate courses in correspondence in Central Asian Institute of Mineral Resources. Ph.D. decree in 1992.
MSc. in prospecting and exploration of uranium and other rare elements in Moscow Geological Prospecting Institute.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Dipl.- Ing. Dipl. (HTL)- Ing. Rüdiger B. Richter
Visiting professor at Montan University Leoben in Mining Engineering
Visiting professor at the German University of Technology Oman
International expert in mining processing engineering
Author of scientific articles and mining processing engineering chapters of technical lexica
Head of waste treatment and NORM centre of excellency in Bauer
Richard Lakey, Dip.App.Sc. (Goelogy), M.Sc. (Hydrogeology)
44 years of experience in hydrology, geology and hydrogeology.
Experience in Oman for more than two decades, e.g. with several major water resource assessments done, water management projects for Ministries, culminating with the preparation of a National Water Resources Master Plan.
Performed a wide range of hydrogeology, hydrology and environmental studies for governments and private sector clients in Oman, the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Jordan.
Author of various scientific articles and papers
Member International Association of Hydrogeologists (Mem. No 25287).
Member National Water Well and Drilling Association (Mem. No 110124).
Member International Association of Hydrological Sciences (Mem. No 1082)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Alexandros Stefanakis
Assistant professor in the school of environmental engineering at Technical University of Crete, Greece
International circular economy and sustainability expert
Visiting professor at German University of Technology Oman
Environmental engineering and research specialist focusing on water and wastewater engineering