On 4th March 2017 Al-Jarwan joined Dragon Oil as MD Exploration & Production and CEO. He has over 3 decades of leadership and technical experience in E&P. Al-Jarwan earned a B.Sc. degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma; MBA from the International Institute of Management Development in Switzerland; and a degree in General Management from Cranfield School of Management in the UK.
Ali Rashid Al Jarwan held several leadership positions in ADNOC group, among them is Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) from June 2006 to June 2016. He also served as Board Member in several organizations, such as NPPC, NDC, Atheer, IRSHAD and the Petroleum Institute.
Al-Jarwan has received several recognition awards, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) ‘Regional Service Award’ in 1992, the distinguished SPE membership in 1999 and SPE/AIME (American Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers) honorary membership in 2013, and The Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017. He has also chaired several international conferences such as GEO in 2002, the 8th HSE International Conference in 2006 and ADIPEC 2006, 2008 and 2012.