Eng. Ziad Thamer Al-Murshed

Board Member


Career History

Executive Director of Business Development at "Saudi Aramco" since April 2017 and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Aramco Entrepreneur Center "Waed" since 2017, and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Manufacturing and Energy Services Company "TAQA" since 2016, and a member of the Board of Directors Since 2017, Sadara Chemicals Company and International Maritime Industries Company since 2017.


He held various positions in Saudi Aramco, including: Head of Operations Development between 2016 and 2017, Head of Strategic Planning between 2013 and 2015, Director of Economic Analysis and Energy Production between 2012 and 2013, and Head of Business Analysis Department in the Institutional Planning Department during the year 2012, and director of the natural gas distillery plant in Yanbu between 2010 and 2012, and responsible for developing the company's plan in the institutional planning department between 2008 and 2010, in addition to his work as head of operations for the Ras Tanura refinery during 2008, and as an observer of the refinery's own operations between 2006 and 2008.

He also took on many tasks in the field of refining, marketing, project development and cooperation with external parties in "Saudi Aramco" from 1998 to 2005, in addition to his work in the Exploration and Production Department in the same company.


He holds an MBA in 2016 from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BSc in Chemical Engineering in 1996 from Arizona State University in the United States of America. He is also a graduate of the Public Administration Program at Harvard Business School.

 Last modified 06 Jan 2020
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