Bashir Dabbousi

Saudi Aramco

Director, Technology Strategy & Planning

Bashir is Director of Technology Strategy & Planning at Saudi Aramco. He was Interim Vice President of Research at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), from 2008-2012. He has occupied several administrative and technical positions in Saudi Aramco including Senior Consultant, Strategic Transformation Office and Coordinator of the R&D Division in the Research & Development Center. Bashir has received 22 US patents and co-authored many publications in refereed journals including one that has been cited 4500 times. He was a member of the Global Future Councils on Advanced Materials and Advanced Energy Technologies at the World Economic Forum.  Bashir is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Award (King Prize) honoring inventors and the gifted, and is a member of the Board of Research Products Development Company. Bashir was an academic visitor in the department of chemical engineering at Imperial College London. He received a B.S. in Chemistry summa cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley and Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He completed the Saudi Aramco Leadership Challenge and the Advanced Management and Leadership Program at Oxford University Said Business School.

SESSIONS WITH Bashir Dabbousi

Friday, 5 March

  • 07:30am - 08:00am (CST) / 05/mar/2021 01:30 pm - 05/mar/2021 02:00 pm

    Agora Studio

    Agora Studio: What Color Is My Hydrogen?

    Panel Clean Tech

    Focus on the role of hydrogen in the energy mix has grown rapidly during the past few years. Policies for achieving net zero have emerged in many parts of the world driving further interest in hydrogen. Hydrogen’s advantage is its versatility. This session will address developments in the different hydrogen production technologies, as well as moving hydrogen and end-use development.