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With 21 years of experience in leading positions in the economic and investment fields, Sheikh Nasser Al Harthy is currently the Vice President of Operations at Oman Investment Authority in charge of financial affairs and international investment operations, he also oversees the Directorate General of Information Management. He led many investments and economic diversification programs through his membership in various Boards locally and internationally. Al Harthy holds a degree in Finance from UAE University, and an MBA from Victoria University, Australia.

Sheikh Nasser bin Sulaiman bin Hamad Al-Harthy Acting Vice President, Operations Affairs, Oman Investment Authority:
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Ahmed Al-Musalmi, CEO of Sohar International Bank, has been a catalyst in the bank’s transformation and a proven leader with extensive experience in the banking sector. Al Musalmi is the Deputy Chairman of Oman Bankers Association and a member of the College of Banking and Financial studies’ board. He also sits on the boards of a number of prominent institutions including Oman Aviation Group, Special Economic Zone of Duqm (SEZAD) and Oman Takaful (Insurance) Co. Al-Musalmi graduated from Harvard Business School with a bachelor’s degree and holds an MBA from the University of Bedfordshire. He also holds an International Diploma in Financial Services as well as being a Market Analyst and Certified Portfolio and Wealth Manager.

Ahmed bin Jaafar Al-Musalmi CEO of Sohar International Bank:
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Wilhelmus Heeren International logistics expert:
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Sarah Al Moosa began her career as diplomat at the Omani Mission to the United Nations before moving to law firms in New York as partner in DLA Piper, the legal guru represented Oman in various treaties and commercial arbitrations. She was involved in many strategic projects including the development and expansion of Salalah, Sohar and Duqm ports as well as the establishment of Sohar Free zone, Oman Dry Dock and national ferries. Sarah has 15 years of experience in private practice in projects and finance, combined with her foreign service experience culminates in over two decades of representing the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. Al Moosa holds a PhD in Law from Columbia University.

Sarah bint Ali bin Mohammed Al-Moosa Partner DLA Piper, Oman Office:
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With 15 years of local and international experience in managing logistics companies and ports, Sami Al Sinani is serving as Investment Manager in Oman Investment Authority leading the Transport & Logistics private equity investment. He is also a board member of international ports such as Kumport in Turkey and PSA in India. Al Sinani holds a degree in Commerce and Economics from Sultan Qaboos University and an MBA from Franklin University, USA.

Sami bin Abdullah Al-Sinani Oman Investment Authority:
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Qais Al Kharusi is currently leading the Global Equities portfolio at Oman Investment Authority after being its Senior Fixed Income and Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager. Prior to these roles Qais was the CEO of Oman Brunei Investment Company, a Private Equity JV between the Sultanates of Oman and Brunei. Al Kharusi is a CFA, CAIA and FRM charter holder. Al Kharusi holds an Industrial and Operations Engineering degree from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Qais bin Abdullah bin Musa Al-Kharusi Oman Investment Authority:
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Yousuf joined BP Oman as President in 2015 in charge of the Khazzan and Ghazeer gas developments and Block 77 investment with ENI of Italy. His previous industrial career spans over Petroleum Development Oman & Brunei Shell Petroleum and then 10 years as CEO of Oman gas Company responsible for the planning, development, operation and growth of gas transportation system.

Yousuf graduated in mechanical engineering from University of Tulsa, USA and obtained his MSc in Industrial Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University. He is currently a member of the BP Exploration Epsilon Ltd Board (a company incorporated in the United Kingdom and looks after investments of the Foinaven field in North Sea and Khazzan/Ghazeer in Oman), Board member of Society of Petroleum Engineering for the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia and member of the Industrial Advisory Board of the College of Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University.

Yousuf has previously served on the Boards of Takamul Investment Company and Oman Oil Exploration and Production. He was also a member of the Gas Planning Committee at the Ministry of Oil & Gas and member of MOG’s Gas Technical Committee which oversaw PDO’s gas development. Yousuf was a member of the Joint Management Committees of BP’s Khazzan and OQ’s Abu Tubul gas developments.

Yousuf bin Mohammed Al-Ojaili President of BP Oman
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