H.E. Abdulaziz Bin Ahmed Al-Malki, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Italy, wins the 2019 Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Award for the Advancement of the Qatar Energy Industry
H.E. Abdulaziz Bin Ahmed Al-Malki, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Italy, was selected as the 2019 winner of the Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Award for Lifetime Achievement for the Advancement of the Qatar Energy Industry, presented at a Gala Awards dinner in Doha today. Each year the award ceremony is attended by the industry’s visionaries and stakeholders both from Qatar and beyond.
H.E. Al Malki was one of seven distinguished individuals recognized for exemplary careers in the energy industry, which included H.E. Dr. Mohammed Hamad Al Rumhy, Minister of Oil & Gas of the Sultanate of Oman, who was awarded for the Advancement of Producer-Consumer Dialogue, and Dr. Zhengrong Shi, Founder of Suntech Power, selected for the Advancement of Renewable Energy.
“I am honored to receive the award for the Advancement of Qatar's Energy Industry and to celebrate the occasion with H.E. Al-Attiyah himself. It is with deep gratitude that I accept this accolade from a gentleman whom I admire tremendously and who has played a pivotal role in my professional career, ” said H.E. Al-Malki.
The Foundation’s annual Honorary Award for Advancement of International Energy Policy & Diplomacy, was given to Fu Chengyu, Former Chairman of the Sinopec Group. Previous winners of this prestigious award have included Lee R. Raymond, former Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil; Sir Mark Moody-Stuart Chairman, UN Global Compact Foundation & Vice Chairman, UN Global Compact, and former Chairman of Shell, and the late Christophe de Margerie, former Chairman & CEO of Total.
The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Awards are the foremost honor to recognize individuals for their Lifetime Achievement in the global energy industry.
The nominees are voted on by an International Selection Committee, a group of renowned figures, who are invited to reward candidates for an outstanding record of accomplishment in their sector and for making an exceptional impact on the industry through distinct personal achievements and engagement. The Nominees are evaluated in four areas: Impact, Innovation, Long-Term Vision and Leadership.