Mr. Al-Suwaidi has been the Managing Director and CEO of Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) since joining in 2016.  Prior to QAFCO, Mr. Al-Suwaidi was with ORYX GTL, operating the world’s largest LTFT GTL plant, from 2007 until 2016. He joined ORYX GTL as the Deputy General Manager seconded from Qatar Petroleum and was appointed CEO in 2009. Mr. Al-Suwaidi started his career with Qatar Petroleum in 1987 and held a variety of technical and operational posts in Qatar Petroleum’s onshore operations. Between 1998 and 2007, Mr. Al-Suwaidi held two managerial positions responsible for QP’s gas processing & gas distribution facilities in Mesaieed and subsequently gas production and reinjection facilities located offshore and in Dukhan. His responsibilities during this period included production and maintenance operations, inspection and engineering.

He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Qatar Chemical Group Companies Ltd, Member of the Board of Directors of Industries Qatar, Member of the Board of Directors of QAFCO, Member of the Board of Directors of the International Fertilizer Association, Member of the Board of Directors of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) and Chairman of the GPCA Agri-Nutrients Committee.

Abdulrahman Al-Suwaidi

CEO, QAFCO and Chairman, Agri-Nutrients Committee, GPCA


Day 1 | 18 September 2023 | Opening remarks