Chief Commercial & Shipping Officer
Alaa Abujbara is the Chief Commercial & Shipping Officer of Qatargas.
With over 23 years of experience in the energy industry, Alaa has been a key member of the Qatargas Management Leadership Team since 2011.
In his current role he is responsible for marketing, customer relationship management, the network of international offices that cover Korea, China, Japan and South East Asia, production planning, shipping and contract administration across 77 million tonnes of annual LNG production, helium, other associated products and domestic gas for Qatar.
In 2006 he assumed the position of Marketing Director of Qatargas, in which he led the global long and short term LNG Marketing activities and managed the overseas offices in Japan and China.
Alaa started his career with Qatargas in 1996 and held various positions of increasing responsibility. He was promoted to the position of Public Relations Manager in 1998 and then to General Manager of Japan Liaison Office in 2003, based in Nagoya, Japan.
Currently, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of South Hook LNG Terminal Company Ltd. in the UK.
Alaa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from Pierce University, Tacoma, Washington, USA.