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Nabilah M Al-Tunisi Nabilah M. Al-Tunisi is Chief Engineer of Engineering for Saudi Aramco’s Technical Services business line. She has more than 25 years of experience with Saudi Aramco, one of the largest integrated oil and gas companies in the world, where she has held various technical and management positions. Previously, she was the General Manager for Northern Area Projects Management, responsible for managing multi-billion dollar capital programs, including: Manifa, Karan, Shaybah, Wasit, Hasbah and Arabiyah, RT Clean Fuels, and all other Northern Area offshore and onshore facilities. Prior to this, Ms. Al-Tunisi headed the Technology Services Department of the U.S. based subsidiary Aramco Services Company (ASC) in Houston, Texas. She oversaw the company’s engineering, information technology, quality services, and environmental activities in the Western Hemisphere.
Er. Nabilah Al Tunisi, Chief Engineer/General Manager, Engineering Saudi Arabia Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) As Director for SADARA from 2007 to 2008, a Saudi Aramco joint venture with DOW Chemical, she was responsible for the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) of the project, to build one of the largest hydrocarbon and petrochemical complexes in the world, in Saudi Arabia. She also served as a board member of the former joint venture Petron, based in the Philippines.
Ms. Al-Tunisi was selected and featured in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) magazine, as one of the 25 most influential women in project management. And she has been a key note speaker and presenter of technical papers at many national and international conferences. Ms. Al-Tunisi holds a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Oregon State University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Portland, USA.  Most recently, Ms. Al-Tunisi was inducted into the Oregon State University’s Academy of Distinguished Engineers.  She is also a graduate of Stanford University’s Executive Business Program.
 
Engineer Ahmed Ali Al-Ebrahim Ahmed is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GCC Interconnection Authority. He has been with GCCIA for 10 years since he joined in 2007 as Director of Operations & Maintenance. He has 30 years of experience in power systems and infrastructure operation and planning, previously working as CEO of Sintegro International, and earlier as Manager of Operations & Control in the Ministry of Electricity Bahrain. Ahmed holds an MBA in Business Administration from DePaul University, USA in 2003, an M.Sc. in Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland in 1999, and a B.Sc. in Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin – USA in 1986. He also completed the Gulf Executive Development Program II from Darden Business School – University of Virginia – USA in 2001.
Er. Ahmed Ali Al-Ebrahim CEO, GCCIA He is a Board Member of the GCC HV Lab company, Board member and Technical Committee Chairman of GCC Cigre, and member of Cigre Study Committee SC C5 “Electricity Markets and Regulations”. He has authored more than 25 papers in the field of electricity markets for GCC and the region.
   
Stephen Pearce Topic: Improving reliability with Transformer Intelligence Mr. Stephen Pearce has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom. Over the past 20 years he has held a number of management positions in ABB covering HV and MV Switchgear, Transformers, and has worked in a number of countries. Since 2015 he is has taken the role of Global Programme Manager for Transformer Intelligence, which covers ABB’s Transformer monitoring and diagnostic solutions. He is based in the United Kingdom.