Ashraf Ghazzawi

Saudi Aramco

Executive Director, Strategy & Market Analysis

In his current position as the Executive Director of Strategy & Market Analysis, Ashraf leads corporate strategy development, investments evaluation and planning, global and domestic energy markets analysis, Sustainability, and Enterprise Risk Management. Prior to his current position, Ashraf was Saudi Aramco Group Treasurer as well as the General Manager of Planning, Budgeting and Performance Management, a finance organization responsible for developing and overseeing Saudi Aramco business plans, group financial performance, and digital finance (FinTech) solutions. Ashraf played a leading role in the development of Saudi Aramco IPO, as well as Saudi Aramco’s inaugural corporate bond program that represented the company’s first ever entrance to equity and debt capital markets. Ashraf is the Chairman of the Boards of Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Company Limited (Wa’ed), Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Venture Company Limited, as well as the Finance and Accounting Excellence Academy (Al-Tamayyuz), he is also a board director in Sadara Chemicals Company, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH), and Wisayah (Aramco subsidiary responsible for employees’ pension plans). Ashraf has been with Saudi Aramco for 26 years. He has a PhD in Engineering from the University of Manchester, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Program for Leadership Development.

Sessions With Ashraf Ghazzawi

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 02:50pm - 03:30pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 08:50 pm - 08/mar/2022 09:30 pm

    Upstream Strategies for the Energy Transition

    Panel Upstream Oil & Gas

    As the energy transition accelerates, companies are radically changing their strategies. Many outside the United States have chosen to see their new mission to deliver energy for the future using a portfolio of sources, which will help accelerate the companies’ progress to lower carbon and, for some, net-zero emissions in 2050. What are the pathways and the balance between traditional hydrocarbon energy and the new energies (wind and solar)? What methods will produce lower carbon emissions via hydrogen and carbon capture and storage?