VP Commercial/NBD MENA
Sabeur Mansar is VP Commercial, New Business Development - MENA.
Sabeur has over 20 years in the Oil and Gas industry split between technical and commercial roles in many locations.
Sabeur started his energy business career in 1994 with Total in Paris, France. He joined Shell in 1997 as a Geophysicist. After 4 years spent in technical roles, he took on more commercial and business roles and he was a key contributor to Shell’s return to Libya through a major integrated gas project that was signed in 2005
In 2007 he moved to Qatar as Business Development Manager where he established the strategic alliance with Qatar Petroleum International and the world-class Qatar Carbonates and Carbon Storage Research Centre. In 2011 he became the Asset Commercial lead overseeing all commercial activities including for Shell’s Pearl GTL project.
In early 2016, Sabeur assumed his current role that oversees all of Shell’s commercial and New Business Development activities in the MENA region and he is currently based in Dubai, UAE.
Sabeur was educated in France and holds a PhD in Geophysics and Signal Processing. He’s an alumnus of London Business School and Windsor Leadership Trust.