Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
Secretary General, GPCA
Climbing one position up this year, Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general, Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), occupies the sixth place in the 2017 ‘Power 50’. Dr Al-Sadoun is secretary general of GPCA since 2009, following a career of more than two and a half decades in the GCC region’s petrochemicals and energy sectors. In his current role, Dr Al-Sadoun covers the GPCA’s operational and strategic functions, reporting to a board comprised of 15 CEOs from the leading GCC chemical companies.
Amongst his achievements with the GPCA is his contribution to successfully defending the industry’s position on several trade remedies cases filed in Taiwan, Egypt and the EU, in addition to developing content and bilingual publications to share thought leadership and industry insights with regional peers.