MR. ROGER HADDAD, PE, PMP, is a certified Project Management Professional with 30 years' experience in project development and execution in the oil and gas and chemical sectors. Roger's professional career started in structural engineering and progressed through engineering and construction management, project management, and capital program management. Roger gained his project management experience while working on fast-track capital projects in North America, and for over 10 years while managing large offshore and onshore oil and gas development projects in the Middle East. To improve the likelihood of project success, Roger focuses on building effective project teams and managing project risks throughout the project lifecycle. Project risks can include project team composition, execution planning, contracting strategy, scope creep, cost overruns, schedule delays, quality issues, procurement and logistics challenges, and safety and security issues. Roger has a keen understanding of and experience with the cultural aspects of host countries while working on international projects. In addition, Roger has successfully worked with joint ventures and partnerships with International Oil Companies (IOC) and National Oil Companies (NOC) in several countries in the Middle East. Roger held multiple senior positions in engineering, project management, and program management while working for Occidental Petroleum for 25 years. In 2016, Roger started a consulting firm in Houston, Texas that provides project management consulting services to international companies working in the energy sector worldwide. Roger has a MS in Structural Engineering and a BS in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Buffalo, New York.