An industry thought leader, entrepreneur, strategic thinker and passionate Engineering & Knowledge Management consultant with over 27 years of experience in the petrochemical, refining and gas industries. Fayez possess a unique combination of a strong technical background coupled with exceptional leadership and communication skills. Mr. Kharbat has developed high impact corporate programs, strategies, roadmaps, frameworks and delivered effective engineering solutions in the areas of Process Automation, Integrated Manufacturing Operations Management (iMOM), Knowledge Management (KM) and Innovation. Fayez is a board member of the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA), founder and chairman of MESA Middle East and the Process Industries working groups. Fayez has a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, USA.