HE Ms. Kholoud Mahasneh, General Manager
With nearly 30 years of experience in the energy sector, Ms. Mahasneh had held a number of leading roles at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources before spearheading the establishment and launch of the Jordan Oil Terminals Company. Her expertise in the energy sector, especially the petroleum industry gives her an edge on her peers in the sector. Ms. Mahasneh possesses over 15 years of managerial and consulting experience in the field of energy, developing her own frameworks in line with the global best practices in the industry.
On the executive level, she was the Distribution Executive Director at Jordan Refinery Petroleum Company responsible for the management of the offshore oil terminal, the Kingdom’s airports fuel farms, and the LPG filling stations across Jordan.
Ms. Mahasneh leads a successful team, achieving unprecedented milestones in the downstream petroleum sector in Jordan, including the areas of security of supply, infrastructure development, and regulations.
Mr. Ashraf Rawashdeh, Technical Director
Ashraf Rawashdeh is responsible for all technical aspects at JOTC, including project execution, maintenance, tendering, and contract negotiation and management. He possesses over 15 years of experience in managing 175M+ US$ projects in Oil & Gas, especially in the mid and downstream segment of the oil sector. Mr. Rawashdeh has solid knowledge of petroleum regulations and technical standards. Prior to joining JOTC, Mr. Rawashdeh was the Director of Oil at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, and member of the national team for climate change communication. He holds B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Iraq.
Mr. Basheer Salaytah, Commercial Director
Basheer Salaytah has extensive experience in business development, strategy, public affairs and investment. Prior to joining JOTC, he served as an adviser to the Director-General of the Social Security Corporation, Jordan’s largest pension fund, advising on investment and business opportunities in energy and infrastructure projects. He also worked in several government departments such as the Prime Minister’s Office and Jordan Investment Commission. Mr. Salaytah was also a part-time lecturer at the German Jordanian University, teaching courses in economics and management for (3) years. He holds BSc. in Computer Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, and two Master’s degrees: one in European Economics from the prestigious College of Europe in Belgium, and the other in Management and Information System from the University of Manchester.