Vice President- Operations
Hosnia Hashim is a recognized leader of the Kuwait Oil sector, with a brilliant career shaped by more than 25 years of professional experience, reaching the highest executive roles so far assumed by a woman in the upstream sector of Kuwait.
She is currently Vice President Operations at KUFPEC and is accountable for all the international upstream operations of the oil sector of the State of Kuwait, in 15 countries spanning the continents.
Prior, at KOC (the domestic arm of the upstream oil sector), she held the title of Deputy Managing Director and was directly responsible for production of 700,000 bopd.
A Kuwaiti national, Mrs. Hosnia earned a BSChE from Kuwait University. She is the Chair and the founder of the pioneer Middle East initiative for the promotion of professional women, the KOC Professional Women Networking; as well as the Chair of the Middle East Boards of Directors of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. In November 2015, she was named Oil and Gas Woman of the Year by ADIPEC.