Ahmed is the Chief Executive - OQ Upstream, and is responsible for the Exploration, Production, and Gas Network. His career in Oil and Gas started with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) in 1997 as a petroleum engineer. Where he worked in gas fields, light oil, heavy oil, and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR). Ahmed was posted in USA to work in EOR before returning to PDO as a Well and Reservoir Management Team Leader, a cluster manager and later, a senior value assurance consultant. Prior to his present role, Ahmed was the Head of Procurement, Contracts, and Inventory at OQ and served as the CEO of Oman Logistics company SAOC (Khazaen) before joining OQ. He is a member of various committees and boards with diverse experience in Upstream, Downstream and the Logistics sector. Ahmed holds a bachelor’s degree in Science with a Physics major from Imperial College London, a MEng. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and is a Member of the Charted Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS).