Dr. Mikael Berthod

Vice President - Research Centre

Dr. Berthod joined ADNOC Refining in 2012 as Research Centre manager with a portfolio of more than 20 years of experience in homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis and considerable expertise in pilot plant and industrial projects in the downstream sector acquired at IFPEN (France).

Dr. Berthod played a pivotal role in managing the sole refining applied research center in the country bearing in mind ADNOC’s vision to couple research and technology to evolve the national refining industry.

He is presently leading, in his capacity of Research Centre’s Vice President a team of multi-disciplined, multi-cultural professionals comprising of 90 scientists, technicians and operators to set a solid expertise for the refining R&D activities of ADNOC.

Dr. Berthod is the author of over 20 scientific journals and 13 patents and has considerable participation in several national and international conferences, seminars symposia and forums on the refining research & development.

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