Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Engr. Omar Qatan
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Naturally skilled business leader with high quality in Education, Training, Vision, Values and Deliveries.

Had the honour of receiving the prestigious ‘Dahabeeyah’ Gold medal and certificate signed by His Majesty Sultan on the occasion of National Day Celebration in 1985.

  • Engineer. Omar Ahmed Salim Qatan, presently the Chairman of Mazoon Electricity Company SAOC and Board member in United Industrial Gases Company LLC, apart from the Chairman of Muscat Gases Company SAOG.
  • Engineer. Omar Ahmed Salim Qatan holds MSC (Eng.) Tropical Public Health, University of Leeds, and BSC in Civil Engineering, University of California – Davis.
  • Engineer. Omar Ahmed Salim Qatan also worked as CEO of Oman Oil Marketing Co. SAOG, GM of Gulf Stone SAOG , GM of Dhofar Vegetable SAOG, Junior and Senior Manager with Royal Oman Police for 11 years.

Engineer. Omar Ahmed Salim Qatan having following Training Credentials

  1. ‘Making Corporate Board More Effective’ - HBS Boston USA, 14-17 Nov 2018
  2. Lead From the chair – University of Insead – France 2017.
  3. International Board Director- Full Cover Insead – France 2015 to 2016.
  4. The leader of the future by JMW, Aug 2011 to 2012.
  5. Re-imagine with Tom Peters – 23rd Apr 2006
  6. Master Strategies for higher achievement by Brian Tracy – 31st May 2006
  7. Public speaking and communication course by Al Shrook company – 28 -29 June 2008
  8. The leader of the future by JMW, Australia – July 2011 – Jan 2012
  9. GCC supply chain and logistics by Al Nimr – 15 -16 Apr 2013
  10. Role of the Directors and the Board by Institute of Directors – 15 – 16 June 2014
  11. Managing Safely by IOSH – 14th Sep 2014
  12. Directors role in strategy and marketing by Institute of Directors & UCCD – 24 – 26th Mar 2015
  13. Finance for non-financial Directors by Institute of Directors & UCCD – 7 – 9 June 2015
  14. International Directors Programme by INSEAD the business school for the world, Fontainebleau, France – June 2015
  15. Training Course in Management & Maintenance of Physical Asset in U.K. from 14.01.1985 to 04.04.1985
  16. Training Course on Site Management Safety for the Building & Civil Eng. Industries by Construction Industry Training Board-U.K. September 1985.
  17. Training Course on Development of Human Resources at the Institute of Public Administration, Muscat, 12 May 1990 - 19 June 1990. (Obtained first honor position with grade mark of 97 %)

Board of Directors
Ghalib Al Maamari
Deputy Chairman in the Board of Directors
  • Mr. Al Maamari brings a wide range of experience in commerce, project management, and finance in the manufacturing and energy sector. He holds a Bachelor of Electronic Commerce and a master’s equivalent in Business Information Systems from the University of Queensland, Australia. He is also a member of The Golden Key International Honour Society since 2005.
  • Mr. Ghalib S. Al Maamari is currently an advisor at Oman Oil Company SAOC. Besides Muscat Gases Co. SAOG.
  • He is on the Board of Directors of Majis Industrial Services. SAOC.
  • Previously he served in the board of Sohar Aluminum LLC, Salalah Methanol Company, Takatuf Oman, Oman Aluminum Processing Industries (OAPIL), Duqm Management Services & Gulf Specialty Steel Industries LLC.
  • Prior to joining Oman Oil, Mr. Al Maamari worked previously with Takamul Investment Company, Occidental Oman Inc. and Oman Shipping Company.

Board of Directors
Ms. Aida Al Jabri
Member of the Board of Directors
  • A member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a bachelor’s degree of Science in Finance.
  • Has more than fifteen years of experience and held several key positions in both the government and private sectors including the Finance Manager of Oman Oil Company SAOC.
  • Currently heading the M&A and Divestment department at OQ.


Board of Directors
Sheikh Khalid Al Hamoodah
Audit Committee Chairman
  • Sheikh Khalid Mohammed Ali Al Hamoodah holds master’s in business administration from the University of Strathclyde, UK and Bachelors in Business Administration from Coventry University, UK.
  • He is working presently in Diwan of the Royal Court Pension Fund.
  • Representing on behalf of which Company in the MGC Board: Independent.
  • Sheikh Khalid Mohammed Ali Al Hamoodah has been a Director of the company since 2014. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He has over 20 years of experience in a variety of leadership and strategic positions. He is currently Assistant Executive President of Diwan of Royal Court Pension Fund spearheading the investment department which manages multi-asset class investments in the global financial markets. He has been serving Diwan of Royal court in different capacities with accumulated experience in operational management, administration, project execution and managing investments. He also plays an integral part in the investment committee of the Pension Fund. Prior to his role at Diwan of Royal Court he had a short stint with the Ministry of Oil and Gas.
  • He has been a member on the Board of a number of reputed Companies and Financial Institutions in public and private sector in Oman and in the GCC region. He is the Chairman of National Mass Housing SAOC and Vice Chairman of Taageer Finance Company SAOG. He also sits on the Board of Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company SAOG and Oman Ceramics Company SAOG. Currently, he is also serving as Board member in Al Masah Capital (Diamond Lifestyle Fund) in UAE, National Bank of Oman GCC Fund, Oman managed by National Bank of Oman and Muscat Fund, Oman managed by Bank Muscat.

Board of Directors
David M. Khalife
Member of the Board of Directors
  • Mr. David M. Kalife is a French National, with extensive professional background includes over a decade of experience in leadership roles. He holds MBA Programme INSEAD and WHARTON, Arabic Languages studies La Sorbonne University, MSC Reims Management school.
  • Mr. David M. Kalife is working as Chief Executive Officer in Oman Oil Marketing Co. SAOG.
  • Prior to joining Oman Oil, Mr. David M. Kalife worked previously with Oil giant Total for 21 years. During his years at Total, he oversaw the launch of new products, such as the state-of-the-art Total Excellium in the southwest Pacific market, in addition to sealing successful partnerships in the Middle East with Hitachi Construction Machinery, AW Rostamani Trading, and KIA Motors among others.

Board of Directors
Mohamed Al Rajabi
Member of the Board of Directors
  • Mohammed Al Rajabi is a holder of a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the Hashemite University in Jordan. he is an Arabic native speaker and is fluent in English.
  • He has more than 14 years of experience in the financial services and asset management in the GCC and Middle East markets.
  • Mohammad Ismail Al Rajabi, he is working presently in Al Saud company.
  • Representing on behalf of which Company in the MGC Board: Al Saud company.
  • Currently, he is working as an investment manager for Al Saud company LTD in Sharjah UAE. He was a member of the board of directors for several companies such as Oman Education and training investment, Trust Investment company, and Amwal investment company.

Board of Directors
Sami Al Zadjali
Member of the Board of Directors
  • Sami Al-Zadjali has Bachelor Degree in Accounting.
  • He also has diploma in Information and Systems Management
  • Diploma in Social Insurance.
  • Mr. Zadjali is working with Civil Services Employee Pension Fund for the last 17 years. He is presently Contribution Manager and a member of GCC committee for pension issues. And Board member of Sohar power company.

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