THE ABDULLAH BIN HAMAD AL-ATTIYAH INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
FOR ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  • Doha
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GUIDELINES FOR THE SELECTION OF SUCCESSFUL AWARD WINNERS

GUIDELINES

This is open to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement in the advancement of the international energy industry and/or energy policy, but should not currently be an executive employed by an International Oil Company.

Nominees may come from a variety of backgrounds, including academic, political, technical, industry, business or media fields. A strong candidate will have made an exceptional impact on their field with distinct personal achievements over at least three decades. They should be an inspirational individual, and through their contribution and/or leadership, their work will have reached far beyond their actions and affected people, companies and/or nations.

Key Criteria

  • 1. Impact
  • An outstanding record of accomplishment in their sector over the whole of a career.
  • A clear, significant and sustained positive impact in their sector over many decades.
  • Demonstrated commitment to further the advancement of the energy industry as a whole, for example through advocacy, stakeholder engagement, international partnership, education, media, and standards development.
  • 2. Leadership & Partnership
  • Widely recognized as an outstanding and inspirational figure in their field, with much of the impact attributable to this individual having been brought about through other people, as a result of the candidate's qualities.
  • 3. Innovative & Creative Thinking Clear individual contribution to the development of innovative solutions
  • A clear individual contribution to the development of innovative solutions,services or initiatives with tangible benefits.
  • 4. Long-Term Vision
  • An exceptional impact on the energy industry with distinct personal achievements for a consistent and prolonged period of engagement.
  • A clear vision for the long-term future of energy and its place and role in the world, which drives on-going work and new initiatives.

Selection Process

Step-1

A group of internationally renowned energy figures, including former winners of the Al-Attiyah Awards, are invited each year to join the volunteer Selection Committee

Step-2

The 7-person International Selection Committee and the awards producer submit nominees that meet the above criteria for the six award categories -- Qatar; OPEC; Producer-Consumer Dialogue; Education; Renewable Energy; Journalism -- which delivers a shortlist of five nominees for each category

Step-3

The 7-person International Selection Committee independently scores every nominee in each of the six Award categories for their performance on each of the above 4 Criteria.

Step-4

The 7-person International Selection Committee independently scores every nominee in each of the six Award categories for their performance on each of the above 4 Criteria.

Step-5

His Excellency Al-Attiyah each year selects one additional outstanding individual to receive an Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award for the Advancement of International Energy Policy & Diplomacy.

Selection Process

Step-1

A group of internationally renowned energy figures, including former winners of the Al-Attiyah Awards, are invited each year to join the volunteer Selection Committee

Step-3

The 7-person International Selection Committee independently scores every nominee in each of the six Award categories for their performance on each of the above 4 Criteria.

Step-5

His Excellency Al-Attiyah each year selects one additional outstanding individual to receive an Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award for the Advancement of International Energy Policy & Diplomacy.

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Step-2

The 7-person International Selection Committee and the awards producer submit nominees that meet the above criteria for the six award categories -- Qatar; OPEC; Producer-Consumer Dialogue; Education; Renewable Energy; Journalism -- which delivers a shortlist of five nominees for each category

Step-4

The 7-person International Selection Committee independently scores every nominee in each of the six Award categories for their performance on each of the above 4 Criteria.