Corporate Fellow

​Fahad Al-Khodairi is a Corporate Fellow at SABIC global research and application development centers since 2016, leading polymers R&D activities in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. At SABIC, he has worked as General Manager of Oil-to-Chemicals Technology (2013 – 2016), General Manager of Polymers SBU Technology Management (2009 – 2013), General Manager of R&D Polymers Research (2001 – 2009), PVC Technology Manager (1999 – 2001) and P&M Laboratories Manager (1997 – 1999). He has a strong experience and vast knowledge in petrochemical and chemical industry including strategy, research, acquisition, contracts and licensing management; managing research portfolio, setting tools and processes; value proposition and creation along with entire value chain needs. He chaired member of several affiliated boards and ex-member of GPCA. He is co-inventor of several patents, author and co-author of technical papers in reputable journals and a book chapter (The fatigue of hybrid composites) in Fatigue in Composites (Ed. Bryan Harris, CRC Press, 2003). He obtained MSc and PhD in Material Science from Brunel University London, UK (Fatigue of Unidirectional and Hybrid Composites).