Dr. Faisal Al-Faqeer


Sadara Chemical Company

Dr. Faisal AlFaqeer joined Sadara Chemical Company as its Chief Executive Officer in 2017, bringing 23 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He previously led different functions in Saudi Aramco, including Engineering Consulting Services, Research and Development, Refining and Gas Operations. He served as on Sadara’s Board of Directors from January to September 2017.

Before joining Sadara, Dr. AlFaqeer served as the General Manager of Aramco’s Ras Tanura Refinery, a complex refining facility. Prior to joining Ras Tanura Refinery, Dr. Faisal led Aramco’s Research and Development Center, where he was responsible for establishing various research satellite centers in North America and Europe.

Dr. AlFaqeer earned a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.