Fatema Husain is a Process Engineer, working in the Technical Services Department at the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco). She was the 2018 Winner of the MERTC Rising Stars competition.

She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with first class honors from Monash University, Australia in 2015. As a student, Fatema led student aid programs and volunteered in humanitarian engineering programs overseas. She received the 2015 Student Award from the Joint Victorian Chemical Engineering Committee of the IChemE and Engineers Australia. Upon graduation, Fatema joined the hydrocracking group in Bapco’s Technical Services Department, delivering process engineering services to maintain optimal, reliable and safe operation of the units. During this time, she participated in various regional conferences, including presenting a technical paper and being a panelist.

Apart from her routine job, Fatema volunteers in mentoring school students and plays an active role in the Bapco Toastmasters Club.

Dan Moore is the President of ExxonMobil’s Catalysts and Licensing Business. In this role, he leads a global team helping customers generate superior value through high-performance catalysts, advantaged process technology, and industry-leading operations expertise.

Mr. Moore has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sheffield, England and is a chartered member of the UK’s Institution of Chemical Engineers. He joined ExxonMobil in the UK in 1996 and held various manufacturing roles in Refining and Chemical operations. Since 2007, he has held management positions in ExxonMobil’s Polymers, Intermediates and Basic Chemicals businesses.

Outside of work, Mr. Moore is an active supporter of rugby for girls and the Katy Barbarians rugby club in Houston, TX.

Mr. Moore has been married to his wife, Emma, for 17 years, and together they have three children.

Dr. Redhwi is the CEO (A) of Dhahran Techno-Valley (DTV) Company and the Professor in the Chemical Engineering Dept., at KFUPM. During his professional career spanning more then twenty-five years, he has been active in research and teaching in the field of Refining, Petrochemicals & Polymer Degradation. Dr. Redhwi’s main contribution in the last ten years is in establishing and managing DTV and Science Park that includes Technology centers of Schlumberger, Yokogawa, Honeywell/UOP, Baker Hughes, Halliburton, GE, Rosen, Sipchem, Schneider, Sinopec and others. He was also involved in the developing novel refining process (HSFCC) that is recently commercialized in S-Oil Company, Korea. Dr. Redhwi has published 3 books, 5 patents and more than 150 papers in refereed journals, conference proceedings and chapters in book.