Khalid Al-Dawood is a highly accomplished strategic executive with over three decades of experience in energy management, mega projects, and industrial operations across diverse global locations. Starting as a Process Control/Senior Instrumentation Engineer at Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery, his technical proficiency paved the way for leadership roles, including Senior Reliability and Asset Management Consultant at Shell Global Solutions and Engineering/Facility Planning Manager at MARAFIQ.

In 2006, Khalid’s leadership capabilities led him to Alpha Projects Company as Vice President, where he drove significant business transformation. Recognised for his expertise, he joined Maaden in 2009, contributing as Director of Economics, Planning, and Marketing, and later as Director of Corporate Risk Management.

In 2016, Khalid founded the Energy Efficiency Era Company, pioneering energy management services in Saudi Arabia. Serving as Board Director and CEO at Al Lujain Industrial Joint Stock Company from 2017, he optimised production and operational efficiency, leading to substantial growth.

Since 2020, Khalid has been the Managing Director at NATPET as well, showcasing leadership in the petrochemical industry.

Holding an MBA from The University of Hull and a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from King Saud University, he excels in both Arabic and English communication.

Khalid’s career is marked by a relentless passion for excellence, innovation, and strategic growth, contributing significantly to the success of organisations and the industry at large. His journey exemplifies a commitment to operational excellence and strategic vision in the global business landscape.

Khalid Al Dawood



Day 1 | 13 May 2024 | Leadership dialogue: Writing the next chapter of the plastics economy – New vision to develop the region’s downstream sector