Abdallah Al Saadan is the senior vice president of finance, strategy and development at Saudi Aramco. He has over 30-years of Saudi Aramco experience. During the first 10-years, he worked as a process engineer for various technical and operational organizations. Previously, he served as the president and CEO of SAMREF, one of the most successful refineries in the Middle East. Mr. Abdallah earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and an M.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He holds an MBA degree from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He is also a graduate of the Saudi Aramco Specialist Development Program in the area of Crude Oil Production & Processing.