Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri is the CEO of Mubadala Petroleum and has over 20 years of management and operating experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to his appointment as CEO in March 2017, he held the positions of Chief Growth Officer, responsible for all new business development and M&A activities, and Chief Operating Officer, overseeing both operated and non-operated assets, and UAE gas supply.
Before joining Mubadala Petroleum, Dr. Al Katheeri had a 12-year career with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), which included managing production and facilities engineering for five of its operating companies covering all offshore operators in Abu Dhabi and managing aggregated production of more than one million barrels per day.
Dr. Al Katheeri holds a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering and Applied Mathematics from the University of Tulsa (Oklahoma, USA) and MSc in Environmental Science from UAE University. He also holds an Executive MBA from HCT, UAE and a Doctorate of Business Administration from the College of Business and Economics, UAE University.