Nihal Mohamed Al-Saleh
Program Manager at Earthna, Center for Sustainable Future
Al-Saleh is a Program Manager at Earthna Center for Sustainable Future. She manages programs and projects related to innovative sustainability pilots that support policy development, as well as creating sustainable cities solutions in arid climates. She is also a Project Manager for the Qatar Foundation World Cup Master Program, advising on sustainability and accessibility in sports.
Al-Saleh had an extensive career in the Oil & Gas Industry starting with Occidental Petroleum Oman and later moving to Qatar Shell GTL. Her focus has been new business development, negotiations and systems implementation projects in Qatar, Oman, Malaysia, UK and The Netherlands.
As a Commercial Lead and Business Opportunity Manager in Shell, she has managed sustainable industrial solutions projects related to water efficiency, energy contracts, plant optimization and volatile organic compounds capture in Ras Laffan.
Following her departure from Oil & Gas, she has worked on consulting for private and government entities in Qatar.
Al-Saleh holds a master’s degree in sustainable development with a specialism in environmental management from University of London-SOAS and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in finance and management information systems from Boston University.