Dr. Faisel Ahmed Gergab
Dr. Faisel Gergab was appointed as the Chairman of the board of the Libya Post, Telecommunication & Information Holding Company (LPTIC) in March 2013. Dr Gergab has the overall responsibility for managing the ICT sector in Libya. LPTIC’s portfolio includes the two mobile operators (Libayan & Al Madar), four fixed line operators (Hatif Libya, Al Jeel, Libya International Telecoms Company and Libya Telecoms & Technology Company), the real estate operator (Al Bouniya) and the Libyan Post Company.
Dr. Gergab has around 19 years’ work experience; he began his career in 1997 as a research fellow at the University of Surrey where he received his PhD in Asset Integrity.
Dr. Gergab was an Oil & Gas Executive with many years of experience in upstream, midstream and downstream projects. Graduated from Oxford University with a BSc in Civil Engineering. He later obtained an MSc and PhD in managing asset integrity from the University of Surrey, UK where he is Chartered member of the Institute of civil engineers and PMI certified senior project manager. He has also published several publications on durability of offshore and onshore facilities.
Dr. Gergab started his career in London as the head of the Oil and Gas division in an international engineering consultant and later joined Shell where he held Senior Project Management Positions for flagship capital offshore and onshore projects in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
During the recent Libyan revolution, Dr. Faisel Gergab was appointed by the National Transitional Council’s Executive Office as the Program Manager for the Libya Stabilization Team (LST), a role he held from March to November 2011. The Stabilization team was set-up by the then Executive Office as a Post-Conflict Restoration unit responsible for restoring normality and kick-starting key functions within the government post-liberation of Libya.