Ahmed Mouti is a senior oil and gas executive who offers more than 20 years of accomplishment-laden industry experience. He has held several senior leadership positions in the USA, Europe, and the Middle East covering oil, gas, chemicals, trading, and financial derivatives with many international companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Koch Petroleum International, and El Junah Capital LLC. with a proven track record of leadership and building and managing international oil and gas business organizations.
Prior to joining First Energy Bank in January 2017, Ahmed led the energy investment and advisory services, as President and Managing Partner, at El Junah Capital, LLC. in the USA. He served as the Chairman of the Shell Companies in Kuwait, Managing Director of Kuwait Shell Limited, and Director of Shell Kuwait Exploration and Production Company. He was also Royal Dutch Shell Group Corporate Strategy Advisor advising the Chief Executive Officer and the Executive Committee in London where he provided reviews, analysis, challenge, context, and guidance to Group level strategy development and communication.
His industry roles included General Manager of Business Development for Shell’s Upstream Americas, Head of Strategy, MENA, Senior Upstream Advisor, MENA, Caspian & South Asia, for Shell International Exploration & Production International, and Director of Market Analytics, Vice President, Marketing and Origination, and Vice President, European Operations for the Houston-based Shell Chemical Risk Management Company.
Prior to joining Shell in 1998, Ahmed held various business and commercial roles with increasing responsibilities with Koch Petroleum International and other companies. He holds a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Political Science and International Affairs from the American University in Paris, an MBA and MIM in International Management and Finance from Thunderbird, School of Global Management. He is also an alumnus of The Prince of Wales’s Business & the Environment Programme at the University of Cambridge, the Oxford Energy Seminar at the University of Oxford, and the Executive Leadership Program at INSEAD in Singapore.
Ahmed was a member the Advisory Board of Kuwait University College of Petroleum Engineering for 4 years where he established the Shell Gas Chair. He is frequently invited to participate in board meetings and round table discussions of several Think Tanks in the USA and in Europe. He is also a member of Mudara Institute of Directors in Dubai.