Nabeel A. Al Mansour is the Executive Vice President & General Counsel since May 1, 2017. He was previously appointed the company’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 1, 2016.
Mr. Al Mansour began his career with the company in 1988 as a participant in the College Degree Program for Non-Employees, earning a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1990.
Following participation in the Information Technology Professional Development Program and assignments with Engineering Services, Mr. Al Mansour was selected in 1996 for the company’s Out-of-Kingdom Law Degree Program through which he earned a Juris Doctor degree with honors in Law from Oklahoma City University in the United States.
Following his successful completion of the bar examination and working for a leading U.S. law firm in New York, he returned to the Kingdom in 2000 and joined the Saudi Aramco Law Organization where he held a variety of positions, rising rapidly in scope and responsibility.
These responsibilities included leading the Saudi Aramco legal team that supported the development of Sadara Chemicals — one of the world’s largest international joint ventures; leading a number of legal teams and providing substantial legal advice in connection with oil and gas concessions and other investment agreements including participating in negotiations with various International Oil Companies (IOCs) for significant investments in Saudi Arabia’s non-associated gas sector; providing legal advice in connection with general corporate matters including corporate law, commercial contracts and claims; participating in dispute settlement boards; and serving as the corporate secretary to a number of joint venture companies established by Saudi Aramco and various IOCs.
Mr. Al Mansour served as Associate General Counsel from April 2011 to February 2014, championing a multi-year strategic program in the Law Organization which led to transforming it to a best-in-class international legal organization. He was also responsible for overseeing multiple legal practice areas such as litigation, international trade, and project development and finance.
In February 2014, Mr. Al Mansour was appointed Executive Director of the Procurement and Supply Chain Management Organization, responsible for overseeing the corporate supply chain, contracting activities, and Saudi Aramco’s global materials logistics operations. He was then named as Vice President of that organization in May 2015. In October 2015, Mr. Al Mansour was appointed as the Deputy General Counsel in the Law Organization.
Mr. Al Mansour has participated in several professional and leadership development programs, including the “President’s Leadership Challenge” and programs at the University of Oxford in the U.K. and Harvard University in the U.S.