Middle East Regional Chapter Meeting
Anantara Eastern Mangroves
Abu Dhabi Hotel
November 2


Join the Energy Workforce Middle East Chapter for its annual meeting during ADIPEC, with speakers addressing collaboration between the operators and service suppliers, as well as MENA region-specific issues.

This event will be a great opportunity to strengthen strategic relationships while discussing key current energy policy issues impacting the local oil and gas, manufacturing and technology industries.

Cost: USD$100

Event Sponsorship: $1,500 - includes company recognition and two complimentary registrations

  • Arrival and Networking
  • Open, Welcome and Safety Moment
  • Regional Commercial Outlook
    • ​Thomas Bruns, Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf and Commercial Counselor, U.S. Embassy UAE
  • ​Diversity in Middle East Workforce Panel
    • ​Latifa Aal Said, Development Programs HR Director, Baker Hughes
    • Christine Belanger, Senior Director, Rewards, Performance & Workforce Effectiveness, Mubadala Health
  • Operator Perspective
  • Clean Energy Initiatives in Middle East
    • ​Ian Norton, Operations Director, Cummins Arabia
  • Adjourn
Thomas Bruns
Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf and Commercial Counselor
U.S. Embassy in the UAE

Thomas Bruns, Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf and Commercial Counselor U.S. Embassy in the UAEMr. Thomas Bruns is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and currently the Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf and Commercial Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi. In this role, he oversees four Commercial Office operations in the UAE, Qatar and Kuwait and a partnership post in Oman. read more
Latifa Aal Said
Development Programs HR Director
Baker Hughes

LatifaLatifa has more than 13 years of experience in human resources the oil and gas industry. She started her career in Oman with Schlumberger in 2006 and held various HR positions in Oman, UAE, Syria, Kuwait and the United Kingdom. She is currently the Development Programs HR Director for Baker Hughes, where she works on designing and structuring the talent development programs. read more
Christine Belanger
Senior Director, Rewards, Performance & Workforce Effectiveness
Mubadala Health

ChristineChristine Belanger brings 21 years of international Human Resources experience within the banking, engineering, governmental, healthcare and private sectors. Christine holds a BA in Psychology from Concordia University, a BSc in Psychoeducation from Montreal University and a Certificate in Human Resources Management from HEC Business School. read more
Ian Norton
Operations Director
Cummins Arabia

IanIan Norton was recently named Operations Director, UAE & Kuwait. Prior to being Operations Director, he was Aftermarket & Engine Business Director, where he looked after a number of functions, namely Service, Aftermarket Sales, Engine Sales, Supply Chain and Quality and a high horsepower engine remanufacturing facility. read more
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