Speaker Bio

TECHNICAL SESSION - ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES & CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS IN THE OIL & GAS SECTOR

Robbie Pond
Robbie Pond

Head of Oil & Gas (Middle East), Aggreko

Robbie Pond leads the oil and gas sector in the Middle East for Aggreko. Aggreko are a UK headquartered business with over 6,000 employees based in over 190 locations across 80 locations and annual revenues of $2bn. Aggreko has offices and operations in all GCC countries including 3 bases in Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam.

Robbie has been in the oil and gas industry for almost 15 years and has spent almost 9 of them in the Middle East based in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and latterly Saudi Arabia where he has been based since 2017. Robbie began his oilfield career with James Fisher and Sons PLC in the Fisher Offshore Company supporting subsea clients and projects with marine deck equipment and subsea tooling. Robbie then moved to international drilling service company TWMA where he worked between 2012 and 2020. During his time in TWMA he held a number of senior management positions including General Manager of their Abu Dhabi business and Regional Director of their Saudi Arabian business before becoming Managing Partner of MES Arabia. Robbie joined Aggreko in August 2021.

Lastly Robbie Pond holds an advisory role as a Global Scot, part of the Scottish Government’s Scottish Development International body, supporting Scottish businesses expand internationally.