The onus of the Oman Business Forum’s success and the realization of its goals lies with the members as they are the drivers of OBF’s activities and events. OBF’s management provides the platform and incentives that encourage a common purpose, enrich collaboration and facilitates cohesion among the community.
OBF ensures membership can expand to encompass relevant pillars associated with the business environment that links the public and private sectors.
Dr. Lamya Harub Al Kharusi HarubNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) IPO Execution Manager, OQ
Dr. Lamya Harub Al Kharusi Harub
Dr. Lamya Harub Al Kharusi is a distinguished Omani expert specialising in diplomatic relations, political economy, strategic planning, and policies related to economics and energy security. With over seventeen years of practical experience spanning both the public and private sectors, she was selected as a member of the prestigious National Collaborative Leadership Program in 2020. Academically, Lamya holds a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from California State University, Long Beach, a Master's degree in Political Philosophy (Middle Eastern and Asian Languages & Cultures) from Columbia University in New York, and a Ph.D. in Political Economy of Energy Security from the esteemed War Studies Department at King's College London. Dr. Lamya's distinguished career includes her tenure at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2008 to 2018, during which she engaged in numerous high-level bilateral and multilateral consultations involving more than 20 countries. Her portfolio also boasts management and oversight of several critical strategic national projects, such as the "Jewel of Muscat" project and the "Muscat Street" project in Singapore. Further, she played an integral role in the "Abu al-Rayhan al-Biruni Library" project in Uzbekistan and the "Oman et la Mer" project in France, among other impactful international endeavors. Her contributions extend to the Peaceful Nuclear Technology Office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she significantly contributed to shaping the regulatory framework for the safe and responsible utilisation of peaceful radioactive materials within the Sultanate of Oman. Presently, she serves as the IPO Execution Manager, a position that placed her at the forefront of orchestrating one of the Sultanate of Oman's most prominent IPO subscriptions in recent decades. Additionally, she has taken the helm of various projects related to renewable energy and environmental policy development and regulations. In a prior role, she led as the Chief Executive Officer's Office at Oman Oil Company, also assuming the mantle of Board Secretary of the Company's Board of Directors. Moreover, Dr. Lamya was seconded to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry as a strategic planning expert, tasked with aligning the ministry's organisational structure with Oman Vision 2040. Her involvement extended to the Energy Lab at the Implementation and Monitoring Support Unit, where she made significant contributions to numerous workshops associated with the Oman Vision 2040 initiative. Beyond her aforementioned roles, she has been an active lecturer and assistant researcher at various distinguished foreign universities. In addition to her official endeavors, Dr. Lamya is a devoted volunteer, engaging with multiple charitable associations. Notably, she pioneered the first-ever program in the Sultanate of Oman designed to empower and train individuals with special needs, thereby enhancing their prospects within the competitive job market. Her influence reaches into various professional domains, as evidenced by her board membership in the Anglo Omani Society (The New Generation Group), her advisory role on the Political Science Advisory Board at Sultan Qaboos University, and her position on the board of the philanthropic entity Glocal Volunteers.
Mr. Mahmoud Abdullah Salem Al HashmiNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) OQEP Vice president Of Operated Asset, OQ
Mr. Mahmoud Abdullah Salem Al Hashmi
Seasoned professional with approximate 25 years of experience, in quasi-private and private companies, working in a multi-disciplinary and diverse environment. Worked in different positions with extensive experience in technical, managerial, and commercial aspects. Carry out duties in an efficient and professional manner, naturally taking ownership for the work in hand. Challenges technology, process and procedures constructively in view of the business objectives and requirements to achieve the best for the company. currently working as Vice President Operated Asset in OQ Upstream.
Mr. Majid Faille Salem AlamriNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) CEO, Thawani Pay
Mr. Mansoor Ali Mohammed Al MuqbaliNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) Project Manager, National Program for Fiscal Balance (Tawazun)
Mr. Mohab Ali Taleb HinaiNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) Head of the Environmental Center of Excellence, Oman Environmental Services Holding Company
Mr. Mohamed Anwar Khamis Al LawatiNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) CEO, Uzbek Oman Investment Company
Mr. Mohamed Anwar Khamis Al Lawati
Mohamed is the CEO of UzOman Investment Company in Uzbekistan. He served as board member in many companies in Oman, South Korea, Uzbekistan and Spain. Before joining UzOman, Mohamed served in different international organizations including Capital One in USA and UK, United Securities, TANMIA and Oman Oil Company OQ in Oman. He has more than 15 years of professional experience and was responsible in investing in various asset classes and in different sectors including energy, real estate, retail, food and technology in across many geographies. He holds a bachelors degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University in USA and a masters degree with distinction in International Business from University of Leeds in UK.
Mr. Mohammed Ali Hassan AlabduwaniNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) CEO, HTC (Hussam Technology Company LLC)
Mr. Mohammed Ali Nasser Al yahyaeiNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) General Manager, Tamkin Digital transformation
Mr. Mohammed Murtdha Mohammed Al EissaNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) Chief Corporate Planning Officer, Omran Group Company
Mr. Monther Hamed Mohammed Al MamariNational Collaborative Leadership Program (NCLP) Chairman, Omni digital experience
Mr. Monther Hamed Mohammed Al Mamari
Experienced business leader with a comprehensive background encompassing over 20 years of expertise in the telecommunications, ICT, consultancy, and training industries. Over the past decade, I have developed and implemented strategic initiatives for five different companies, with a particular focus on three successful startup ventures. In these roles, I actively contributed to the execution of these strategies, driving tangible results and measurable growth. Leveraging my profound technical proficiency in networks, security, and programming, I have successfully led digital transformations that capitalize on the advancements of the fourth industrial revolution. By harnessing my exceptional team-building and problem-solving skills, coupled with a logical, self-motivated, and result-oriented mindset, I empower companies to thrive, optimize their technology and IT investments, and harness the full potential of cutting-edge technologies.