Dr. Moayyed I. Al-Qurtas is the Chairman of GPCA Research & Innovation Committee and he is a director of the boards of Saudi Vitrified Clay Pipe Company, Alrajhi Bank, the group of Riyadh Cables Companies, the Saudi Industrial Properties Authority (Modon) and Saudi Fund for Development. He is the Ex-Vice Chairman and CEO of National Industrialization Company (TASNEE) – one of the largest Saudi industrial companies with several industrial plants throughout Saudi Arabia and the world. He was the Chairman of the boards of Maadaniyah, Rasass, Rowad and Khadamat, which are affiliates of TASNEE. Prior to joining TASNEE in 1996, Dr. Al-Qurtas was Director General of R&D of SABIC, where he directed the establishment of SABIC R&D complex and SABIC’s other R&D, licensing and technological development activities. He also served as President of Petrokemya, Al Jubail – a wholly owned affiliate of SABIC. In addition, he followed up on the establishment of Samad (later Albayroni), Ibn Hayyan in Jubail and GPIC in Bahrain. He was also the Chairman of the Boards of Ar-Razi, Ibn Zahr, and Ibn Al-Baytar which are affiliates of SABIC. He was a member of the Advisory Board for Economic Affairs of the Supreme Economic Council, a director in the boards of Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Technical Colleges of the General Establishment of Vocational Training and a founding board director of Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). Dr. Al-Qurtas is a Chemical Engineer, a member of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers, and a holder of Ph.D. degree in management.