EXPERTS BEHIND AFKAR
Over 33 years of experience in the Energy sector, holding key executive positions as CEO, Chairman, and Board member for various large organizations active in the MENA region. Mr. Ghabris is an executive leader and entrepreneur with a strategic mindset, the founder of multiple technology startups, and an Energy pioneer with deep insights and vast experience in the regional Energy landscape.
Over 33 years global career with Schlumberger in 20 countries and 4 continents, President for North Africa Region, VP Middle East, and Asia, VP Africa, and VP Global Marketing & Technology. Played a key role in Schlumberger technology development and marketing strategy over 8 years spent in headquarters, managing R&D centers, advising on M&A, and sitting on acquired companies and JV boards.
Zied earned an engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Telecommunication in France.
Over 24 years of global Energy experience with Schlumberger as President for the Northern Middle East Region, VP Southeast Asia and VP Global Marketing & Technology. Currently, he is Kuwait Airways CEO and Chairman at Wasel, a last-mile digital integrator. Board Member of three regional service and retail companies.
Over 12 years of experience in the financial services sector, developed an ecosystem for financial technology entrepreneurs in Dubai. Exec. Vice President DIFC Fintech Hive. Board Member Masraf Bank and Member Board of trustees MBRSG.
AFKAR’s cultivates a culture of positive change and progress through Innovation. We aspire to create value by organically incubate technological advancements through aspirational Innovation.
AFKAR upholds the highest standards of ethics, committing to full transparency in everything we do at all levels, and displaying a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and behavioral principles and values.
AFKAR’s fabric is built on the foundation of Human Centricity, and success through people. With focus on Innovation, Inspiration & positive contribution are fundamental in Talent development and acquisition, while transforming people development into notable contribution for future sustainability.
Our Code of Conduct:
AFKAR is committed to the Health and Environment with the focus on the safety of our people.