|Amin H. Nasser is the president and chief executive officer of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals enterprise, and the largest provider of crude oil to global markets. He is also a member of the company’s Board of Directors.
During a company career that spans more than three decades, Nasser has served in a number of leadership positions, including as senior vice president for Upstream. In that role he led Saudi Aramco’s largest capital investment program in its integrated oil and gas portfolio.
Nasser is actively engaged in the advancement of people through education and training, and advancing the company’s innovation and technology strategy. Currently, he is leading Saudi Aramco’s efforts to produce cleaner energy and products through investments in entrepreneurial start-ups, renewables, oil-to-chemicals processes, and carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies. He is also leading the In-Kingdom Total Value Add initiative, the company’s program to raise the level of local content in Saudi Arabia of its suppliers to 70 percent by 2021.
In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Nasser is a member of the International Advisory Board of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals; the Board of Trustees of the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology; the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council (IBC); the MIT Presidential CEO Advisory Board; and the JP Morgan International Council.
He is also a longtime member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and has served on SPE’s Industry Advisory Council since 2008. In 2015, he received the SPE's Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal awarded for distinguished achievement in mining administration, including metallurgy and petroleum.
Nasser holds a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran.