Board of Directors
Mr. Khalid Mohammed Laram
Mr. Khalid Mohammed Laram graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California, USA. Mr. Laram began his professional career with Qatar Petroleum in May 1985 as a Process Engineer. With over 33 years’ experience, Mr. Laram’s expertise covers a full spectrum: from front-end engineering design to start-ups, including the operation of complex facilities. Notable projects in which he has been involved include the early development of the North Field Dome in 1987, Qatar Gas’ first LNG Trains in 1991 and the NGL-4 Project in 1997.
During his career, whilst representing Qatar Petroleum, Mr. Laram has worked very closely with major international companies such as British Petroleum, Total, ExxonMobil and Chevron-Phillips/Conoco-Phillips – this has included working out of their respective headquarters.
Mr. Laram has previously held the positions of Project Manager for NGL-4 (1997 to 2004) and Deputy General Manager for Al-Khaleej Gas Project Phases 1 and 2 (2004 to 2010). Mr Laram served as a director on the Board of Qatar Steel in 2014.
Mr. Laram holds the position of Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Aluminium (Qatalum), is a Member of the Gulf
Aluminium Council Board of Directors and a Member of the International Aluminium Institute.