Board of Directors

Riad Bsaibes – President and CEO

Riad is the President and CEO of Amana Investments. Prior to that, he served for 15 years with Amana Contracting Group leading up to the position of COO. Prior to Amana, Bsaibes held various managerial and operational positions with Corning (Massachusetts, USA) and Schlumberger (Middle East). Riad holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering M.I.T. (1991) and an MBA from the Harvard Business School (2001). He is an ex-Director on the global board of Harvard Alumni Association (USA) and Vice Chairman for the Southern Gulf of the MIT Educational Council. Riad is also on the Advisory Board of The Harvard Club of the UAE and is on the board of the MIT Club of the UAE. Bsaibes is an active member of the YPO and Endeavor global organizations and a jurist on the MIT Business Plan Competition for the Pan-Arab Region.

Nabil Helou – Managing Director

Nabil is the Co-Founder, Shareholder and Managing Partner of Amana Pipeline Construction. Nabil has over 18 years of experience in the construction of industrial mechanical projects specializing in aviation hydrant refueling systems and storage systems and district cooling systems. He holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kings College of London and an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Strathclyde. Strengths lie in holistic perspectives, leadership, business development, communication, and motivation.