Who we are

Who we are

Qatar Energy is a leader in hydrocarbon activity in Qatar and Norsk Hydro ASA in Norway is rooted in a century of experience in technology development and progressive partnerships.

Empowering Sustainable Development

Qatalum’s philosophy ‘The Qatalum Way’ embodies our key objectives of supporting, nurturing and empowering our people, operating in a socially responsible manner, and investing our resources to sustainably develop and grow our business.

Word Class Operations

Qatalum combines its strategic focus, knowledge-driven workforce, and state-of -the -art technology to develop one of the most environmentally friendly and efficient Aluminium smelters in the world. Employees and business partners are ensured a clean and safe working environment and competitive remuneration.

Our Partner

Qatalum is owned equally by Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Company, a subsidiary of QatarEnergy, and Hydro Aluminium, a subsidiary of Norsk Hydro ASA.

QatarEnergy is a fully integrated energy corporation, ​covering the full spectrum of the oil and gas value chain and the world’s largest provider of LNG. The principal activities of QatarEnergy, its subsidiaries and joint ventures cover the exploration, drilling and production operations, transport, storage, marketing and sale of crude oil, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas, gas-to-liquids, refined products, petrochemicals and fertilizers, and helicopter and financial services.

Hydro Aluminium (Hydro) is a global Aluminium company with over 100 years’ experience in the Aluminium industry. Its operations include production, sales and trading activities throughout the Aluminium value chain, from bauxite, alumina and energy generation to the production of primary Aluminium and rolled products as well as recycling. Qatalum utilizes Hydro’s electrolytic reduction cell technology, which provides a combination of high productivity, low energy consumption, and reduced emissions

Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Company (QAMCO) is a Qatari Public Shareholding Company.
Qatar Energy is a Qatari Public Shareholding Company.
Hydro Aluminium (Hydro) is a Qatari Public Shareholding Company.

Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Company (QAMCO) is a Qatari Public Shareholding Company whose principal activity is to operate as a holding company.

Our Partners

Qatar Energy is a Qatari Public Shareholding Company whose principal activity is to operate as a holding company.

Our Partners

Hydro Aluminium (Hydro) is a Qatari Public Shareholding Company whose principal activity is to operate as a holding company.

Management Team

The Management Team implements the strategic objectives of the key stakeholders and leads the operational excellence of the organization.

Khalid Mohammed Laram

Chief Executive officer

Mr. Khalid Laram is the CEO of Qatalum, with a background in chemical engineering and 35 years of experience in front-end engineering design and facility operation.

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Khalid Mohammed Laram

Chief Executive officer

Mr. Khalid Laram is the CEO of Qatalum, with a background in chemical engineering and 35 years of experience in front-end engineering design and facility operation.

Stian Tangen

Chief Operations Officer

Stian Tangen has taken the role of Chief Operations Officer at Qatalum effective February 1, 2024.

Stian Tangen COO

Stian Tangen

Chief Operations Officer

Stian Tangen has taken the role of Chief Operations Officer at Qatalum effective February 1, 2024.

Ahmad Al Khudairi

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ahmad Al-Khudairi has been CFO of Qatalum since 2014 and has a background in accounting and over 20 years of experience in large industrial companies.

Ahmad Al Khudairi Chief Financial Officer

Ahmad Al Khudairi

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ahmad Al-Khudairi has been CFO of Qatalum since 2014 and has a background in accounting and over 20 years of experience in large industrial companies.

Nafal Al Hajri

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Mr. Nafal Al Hajri has been CSCO of Qatalum since April 2016 and holds degrees in Business Administration and International Transport. He has previous experience in supply chain roles at Oryx GTL and Qatar Steel.

Nafal Al Hajri Chief Supply Chain Officer

Nafal Al Hajri

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Mr. Nafal Al Hajri has been CSCO of Qatalum since April 2016 and holds degrees in Business Administration and International Transport. He has previous experience in supply chain roles at Oryx GTL and Qatar Steel.

Nasser Al-Naimi

Chief Administration Officer

Mr. Nasser Al-Naimi is the CAO of Qatalum and has worked in HR roles at various companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA.

Nasser Al-Naimi Chief Administration Officer

Nasser Al-Naimi

Chief Administration Officer

Mr. Nasser Al-Naimi is the CAO of Qatalum and has worked in HR roles at various companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA.

Yousuf Al Ejji

Chief Technical Officer

Mr. Yousuf Al-Ejji was appointed CTO of Qatalum in April 2019. Yousuf has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA. Yousuf previously worked at QatarEnergy.

Yousuf Al Ejji Chief Technical Officer

Yousuf Al Ejji

Chief Technical Officer

Mr. Yousuf Al-Ejji was appointed CTO of Qatalum in April 2019. Yousuf has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA. Yousuf previously worked at QatarEnergy.

Muhammad Ali Shahrukh

Chief HSSE&Q Officer

Mr. Muhammad Ali Shahrukah was appointed CHSSEQ Officer in June 2023. Muhammad has more than 17 years’ experience in health, safety, security, quality, environment, sustainability, and risk management.

Muhammad Ali Shahrukh Chief HSSE&Q Officer

Muhammad Ali Shahrukh

Chief HSSE&Q Officer

Mr. Muhammad Ali Shahrukah was appointed CHSSEQ Officer in June 2023. Muhammad has more than 17 years’ experience in health, safety, security, quality, environment, sustainability, and risk management.

José Fores

Chief Power Officer

Jose Fores was appointed CPO in March 2023. Jose has more than 20 years of experience in the power industry managing large capacity plants for ENGIE both in Spain and the GCC. Jose has a clear focus on operational excellence and process safety.

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José Fores

Chief Power Officer

Jose Fores was appointed CPO in March 2023. Jose has more than 20 years of experience in the power industry managing large capacity plants for ENGIE both in Spain and the GCC. Jose has a clear focus on operational excellence and process safety.

Khalid Mohammed Laram

Chief Executive officer
Mr. Khalid Laram is the CEO of Qatalum, with a background in chemical engineering and 35 years of experience in front-end engineering design and facility operation.

Johan Berg

Chief Operations Officer
Johan Berg has been appointed COO of Qatalum, an experienced engineer with a strong background in aluminium industry.

Ahmad Al Khudairi

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ahmad Al-Khudairi has been CFO of Qatalum since 2014 and has a background in accounting and over 20 years of experience in large industrial companies.

Hervé Perrin

Chief Power Officer
Hervé Perrin was appointed as Chief Procurement Officer of Qatalum in 2014 and has 30 years of experience in power generation.

Nafal Al Hajri

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Mr. Nafal Al Hajri has been CSCO of Qatalum since April 2016 and holds degrees in Business Administration and International Transport. He has previous experience in supply chain roles at Oryx GTL and Qatar Steel.

Nafal Al Hajri

Chief Administration Officer
Mr. Nasser Al-Naimi is the CAO of Qatalum and has worked in HR roles at various companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA.

Yousuf Al Ejji

Chief Technical Officer
Mr. Yousuf Al-Ejji appointed CTO of Qatalum in April 2019. Has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and MBA. Previously worked at Qatar Petroleum.