Amjad Bseisu, EnQuest PLC
Amjad holds a BSc Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University, an MSc and D.Eng degrees in Aeronautical Engineering from Stanford University, as well as an Executive MBA. Amjad worked for the Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) from 1984 to 1998, ultimately as head of international marketing, negotiations and business development. He then became president of ARCO Petroleum Ventures and ARCO Crude Trading, Inc. Previously, Amjad was a founding non-executive director of Serica Energy plc and Stratic Energy Corporation.
In 1998, Amjad founded Petrofac Resources International Limited – the operations and investment arm of Petrofac – where he was chief executive and a member of the board of Petrofac Limited. Petrofac was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2005 and became the largest European oil services company and a member of the FTSE 100. In April 2010, Amjad formed EnQuest PLC and was appointed to the board. EnQuest became the largest UK independent producer with revenue of circa $1 billion and cash flow of $600 million per year, only four years after start-up. He is also non-executive chairman of private company – Enviromena Power Systems – and the leading developer of solar services in the Middle East and North Africa.