Founder & Chairman, Gemini Corporation, Belgium

Surendra Patawari is the Founder of Gemini Corporation. Gemini creates a circular economy by giving a second life to 2 million tons of scrap annually. He is a Board Member of The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), on the Advisory Boards of the World Economic Forum (WEF), a part of His Majesty King Charles…

Head of Committees Affairs & Economic Research (A), GPCA

Mr. Udit Arora is Head of Committees Affairs and Economic Research (A) at the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA), where he is responsible for the strategy development and execution for the working committees of the Association. He is a member of various regional and international committees focused on areas such as trade policy, regulatory…

GM,  Rebound Plastics Exchange

Maryam Al Mansoori is the General Manager of Rebound Plastic Exchange, an alternative supply chain model facilitating the global trade of used plastic for recycling. The company’s innovative and sustainable solution is supported by the UAE government and backed by the IHC (International Holding Company) of Abu Dhabi. Ms. Al Mansoori is well versed in…

Chief Advisor, Circular Solutions, Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Mr. Tickner has more than 40 years in the chemical and plastic industry in general management, manufacturing, business, commercial, technical and innovation management functions, and 10 years in strategy work, M&A and major projects. In 2020 on completion of his industry career, he joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, motivated by the huge challenge…

Chief Advisor, Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources

Mr. Harith AlQurtass a three-decade veteran of the petrochemical industry in leadership functions ranging from operations, business development, business transformation & project management. Starting his career in Sabic than joining Tasnee in 2008 . Mr. AlQurtass is currently working as an adviser in the Ministry of Industry & Mineral resources assigned as the CEO for…

CEO, PIC and Vice-Chairman, Plastics Committee, GPCA

Nadia AlHajji is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) for olefins and aromatics at the Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC). She serves as the chairperson of EQUATE petrochemical company and Kuwait Vietnam Petrochemicals Company, in addition to being a Board member of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC). AlHajji also heads…

CEO, Q-Chem and Vice-Chairman, Plastics Committee, GPCA

Khalid Sultan Al-Kuwari has been appointed as CEO of Qatar Chemical Company Ltd. (Q-Chem) and Qatar Chemical Company II Ltd. (Q-Chem II) in November 2020. Before joining Q-Chem, Khalid was the CEO of Qatar Fuel Additives Company (QAFAC). Prior to joining QAFAC in 2017, Khalid spent 20 years with RasGas where he led marketing and…

CEO, National Center for Environmental Compliance

With over 25 years of professional experience in the fields of environment, sustainability, industrial safety, and health, Mr. Al-Ghamdi has established himself as an expert in Environmental Risk Assessment, Compliance, Occupational Health and Environmental Regulations Safety, Responsible Care, Policy, Legislation, and Environmental Performance. Previously, Mr. Al-Ghamdi served as a consultant and general manager for the…