Dr. Ahmed Al-Hazmi is a widely experienced environment and sustainability professional with over 30 years of experience in both public and private sectors and having a PhD in environmental sciences.  Prior to establishing Al Madar Group, Dr. Al-Hazmi served as Executive General Manager for the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and was responsible the managing the environmental affairs at corporate and affiliate level across global and Saudi operations.

In the Kingdom, Dr. Hazmi is widely consulted with by government agencies on policy and regulations. He represented SABIC for many years in the International Chemicals Council Association (ICCA) in Chemical Policy and Climate Change Leadership groups.

He had conducted many Environmental Impact Assessment for SABIC’s local, regional, and global facilities. He was the key person for a number of Due Diligence (Phase 1 and Phase 2) and Risk Assessment in many countries (US, Europe, Asia – China, South Korea, etc.).

He also developed a complete Sustainability Management System focused on GHG, Energy, Waste, and Water KPIs, with tailor-fit Sustainability Manual and Governance. He has completed Circular Economy and Carbon Management projects as well.

Throughout his practice, he has developed more than 100 published and unpublished scientific articles, presentations, and studies covering environment and sustainability subjects.

He acted as Advisor to international organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) Middle East for Environment, Health Impact Assessment; to ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA) for National Waste Management Strategy; to Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) for Responsible Care; and to (formerly) General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection (now NCEC) for the establishment of Environmental Protection Units across the Kingdom and development of Environmental policies and guidelines. He also works as Advisor for the Saudi National Environmental Strategy. Currently, he is the CEO of Al Madar Group.

Dr. Ahmed Al Hazmi

CEO, Al Madar Group


Day 1 | 6 September 2023 | Keynote address: The carbon management journey in Saudi Arabia – Aramco’s perspective