Mr. Akram Al Rabayah is Strategy and Growth Director of Air Products Qudra. He is also the Managing Director and Executive Committee member of Jazan Gas and Board director of Gas intergraded Company. Mr. Rabayah serves on many regional boards for large multinationals and local industrial groups.
Mr. Rabayah attended King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and graduated in Systems Engineering (91). He then worked as a process control Engineer in Saudi Aramco Oil & Gas projects southern area. In 1993 he joined Bently Nevada Corp USA (Part of the General Electric Company) in field engineering and then commercial operations. While on the job, Mr. Rabayah received his Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the same university (2002).
In 2005 he took the role of regional general manager for Africa, India and ME heading GE Energy Optimization and Controls business. In 2007 Mr. Rabayah was promoted to President and National Executive for all of General Electric Corporate heading the Gulf region. His work involved heading GE Corporate team with 5 billion USD in revenue and over 1200+ professionals. In 2013 Mr. Rabayah joined Vision Invest (Acwa Holding) where he established a couple of sectors for the group including Solar EPC, Waste Management and Industrial Gases in partnership with Air Products and Qudra Energy (APQ). He also led a couple of acquisitions for Vison Invest in the Solar CSP, Waste to Energy space.