Chairman & Managing Director
Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI)
Mr Hussain E Esmaiel is President of Kuwait Petroleum International and Chairman & Managing Director of Kuwait Petroleum Corporate Holdings. Graduating in 1977 with a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison, USA, he began his career at the Kuwait National Petroleum Company. In 1995 he was appointed Operations Manager at the Mina Abdullah refinery in Kuwait, later moving on to be General Manager at the Shuaiba Refinery and subsequently Deputy Managing Director. In November 2008 he became Managing Director of Kuwait Petroleum International.Mr Esmaiel has extensive experience in refinery, HSSE and project management, as well HR management and transformational changes in large organisations where he transformed the Shuaiba refinery into a safe, reliable and profitable operation.