Born in 1956, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with Ph.D, M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the UK, a Chartered Scientist and Chartered Environmentalist.
Dr. Jawahery established his career in BP Research Centre, UK for two years before joining the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC) in 1983. Having undergone extensive training and development in both the Kingdom of Bahrain, as well as overseas, he held a number of senior positions in GPIC, including: Operations Manager, Urea Project Manager, Plants Operation Manager, General Manager and now as President of the company.
Other senior positions held by Dr. Jawahery included: Member of the Bahrain Shura Council and National Assembly for over 12 years, Board Member of the USA National Safety Council (NSC), Chairman of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA), Board Member of the Bahrain National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA), Chairman of INJAZ Bahrain, Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) Responsible Care Committee Member, Board Member of Bahrain National Authority for Qualifications and Quality Assurance of Education and Training. Chairman of the Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA) and Member of Council of Commissioners of Bahrain National Institution for Human Rights.
Dr. Jawahery is also the Middle East Ambassador for the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) UK and was awarded with their Senior Ambassador Merit Award for Safety in 2013. Lead Ambassador of the Robert W. Campbell Award Programme, National Safety Council (NSC) USA and recognized as their CSR Personality of the Year 2014.
Dr. Jawahery was presented with the Bahrain Competency Medal of the First Class Award by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in 2015 and the Presidential Medal of Premium Class in Social Responsibility was also received. The Order of the Star of Italy Award presented by the President of the Italian Republic in 2017, Princess Sabeeka Award for Bahraini Women Empowerment 2017 and King Hamad International Youth Empowerment Award in 2018, as well as being presented with the Bahrain Society for Training and Development and Human Resources Development Excellence Award.