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Aida Araissi

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Bilateral Chamber of Commerce

David L. Phillips

Chairman of the Board
Bilateral Chamber of Commerce

His Excellency Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani

President – Downstream
Saudi Aramco

Ryan M. Lance

Chairman and CEO

His Excellency Abdulla Nasser Al Suwaidi

Abu Dhabi Supreme Petroleum Council Member
United Arab Emirates

Clay Neff

Chevron International Exploration & Production

Musabbeh Al Kaabi

Executive Director,
Low Carbon Solutions & International Growth

His Excellency Sheikh Tariq Al Abdel Hadi A. Al-Qahtani

Abdel Hadi Abdullah
Al-Qahtani & Sons Co.
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. John Ardill

Vice President
Global Exploration

His Excellency Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi

Vice Chairman (retired)
Qatar Petroleum
State of Qatar

Jeffrey A. Miller

Chairman, President & CEO

His Excellency Farouk Hussain Al Zanki

CEO & Deputy Chairman (retired) Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC)
State of Kuwait

Kenneth Dillon

Senior Vice President & President of International Oil and Gas Operations Oxy

Jim Breuer

Group President
Energy Solutions

Ndubuisi (ND) Maduemezia

Senior Vice President

Sales & Commercial


Dr. Abdulrahman A. Hussain Jawahery

Chief Executive Officer
Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)
Kingdom of Bahrain

Faisal Al-Mahroos

Board of Directors
Kingdom of Bahrain

CEO (retired)
Kingdom of Bahrain

U.S. Ambassador Marcelle Wahba

United States Ambassador
United Arab Emirates
(2001 - 2004)

U.S. Ambassador Robert W. Jordan

United States Ambassador
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(2001 - 2003)

U.S. Ambassador Susan L Ziadeh

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Peninsula Affairs in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
(2014 - 2016)

U.S. Ambassador to the
State of Qatar (2011-2014)

U.S. Ambassador Deborah K. Jones

United States Ambassador
State of Libya (2013 - 2015)
State of Kuwait (2008 - 2011)

U.S. Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman

President, Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington
United States Ambassador
Republic of Iraq (2016 - 2019)

U.S. Ambassador Adam Ereli

United States Ambassador
Kingdom of Bahrain (2007 - 2011)
Vice Chairman (retired)
Mercury Public Affairs

Martin Houston

Executive Vice Chairman
Tellurian Inc.

Executive Director, COO
& Board Member (retired)
BG Group
United Kingdom

Dr. Adel Chaouch

President & CEO (Retired)
ShaMaran Petroleum Corp.

Director, MENA (retired)
Marathon Oil Company

Maurice Nessim

Former Chair and President
Society of Exploration
Geophysicists (SEG)

President (retired)
Schlumberger WesternGeco

The Honorable Neil Mallon Bush

A&A Consultants, USA

The Honorable Lynn N. Hughes

United States District Judge,
Southern District of Texas
The United States of America

The Honorable Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

Founder and
Chief Executive Officer Emeritus
The Charles F. Bolden Group

12th Administrator
National Aeronautics
and Space Administration


The Honorable Vicky A. Bailey

Assistant U.S. Secretary of Energy - Bush 43 Administration
Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner - Clinton Administration

Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.

Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine

Cathy Easter

President & CEO
Houston Methodist
Global Health Care Services

Adrian Goodisman

Managing Member
AGA Ventures, LLC

Managing Director (retired) 
Moelis & Company

Deborah Byers

Americas Sector & Solutions
Leader/US Oil and Gas Leader
Ernst & Young (EY)

Board of Advisors

The Bilateral Chamber is proud to be supported by our Distinguished Board of Advisors. Since 1997, thousands of personal introductions have been made, hundreds of relationships have formed, and countless international deals and economic partnerships have resulted; based, in large part on the support we receive from these globally recognized and highly respected brands and leaders.

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