Badria Ali Abdul Rahman

Deputy CEO - North Kuwait


Badria Ali Abdul Rahman is the Deputy CEO for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), leading North Kuwait Asset, the most vibrant asset of oil and gas of the State of Kuwait, in terms of activities and expansion. She is in charge of the strategic development of the huge reserves of gas and heavy oil in the northern area of Kuwait, and the activities in the operating fields of the Asset, currently producing 700,000 BOPD, leading the activities of 1,300 employees. She is an awarded professional, and has received the ADIPEC Award “woman in Oil and Gas of the Year (2016) and the SPE Regional Service Award (2014).

With a vast technical and managerial experience, Badria Ali has been instrumental for many step changes and achievements in Kuwait Oil Company. Her strength lies in successfully engaging teams to deliver ahead of schedule on key projects. Because of her unwavering focus on timely delivery, she is constantly selected to lead corporate initiatives, and sits at the board of directors of KOC and KNPC, and is the Deputy Chair of the K-Companies’ Professional Women Network. Badria graduated from Kuwait University with a BS in Chemical Engineering.

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