Dr. Zeid M. Al-Ghareeb
General Director, Circular Carbon Economy national program,, Ministry of Energy Saudi Arabia
Dr. Zeid Al-Ghareeb is the General Director of Clean Hydrogen and Circular Carbon Economy National Program at Ministry of Energy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is responsible for overseeing the Kingdom’s ambitious program to achieve net-zero emissions by the year 2060 through the adoption of the Circular Carbon Economy framework. Previously, Dr. Al-Ghareeb was the head of Reservoir Management at Saudi Aramco mandated to set strategies and implement sustainable solutions for over 20 fields.Dr. Al-Ghareeb is the recipient of multiple awards including $150,000 from MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), Dr. Mikio Shoji for innovation, SPE Young Member Service Award, and Saudi Aramco Excellence Award. Dr. Al-Ghareeb holds a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa, a Master’s in Energy Resources Engineering from Stanford University, and a Ph.D in Environmental Engineering and Computational Science from MIT.