Dr. Hilal Hamood Hilal AL-Sawai


Based in Muscat, Oman & Qatar



Dr. Hilal Hamood Hilal AL-Sawai is a dynamic practioner who has extensive experience in the Sultanate of Oman   & Qatar as well as abroad (including Europe). He has more than 16 years of industrial experience He earned his Doctorate in Leadership Development and Transfer of learning from Leeds Business School, UK  &  MBA (Master of Business Administration) from Bedfordshire University in the Uk. Hilal worked in field of the oil and gas industry. His research interests cover various aspects of leadership, strategy and human resource capital (some with reference to an Omani context). He presented his research in a number of international conferences such as the Academy of Management. Hilal has a rich experience of working in the public and private sectors in Oman & GCC.  Moreover, he is well-connected internationally and has a network of academic colleagues and institutes.


Area of expertise:

  • Researcher in the field of Strategy/leadership/Management/Human Capital
  • Compliance to HSE and Omanisation
  • Continue in reserving & allocating scope to SLCCs taking into considerations aspects such as: low oil price & economic challenges
  • Develop an approach for best practices and examples of local business development
  • Develop an approach for best practices and examples of local business development
  • Create new business opportunities.
  • Stakeholder engagement.
  • Implement In country  Value  strategy-Develop local community contractor.
  • Benchmark and continue to search for best practices and examples of in order to improve the development of local community business .
  • Create sustainable employment opportunities for Omani nationals.
  • Recognising the strategic importance of ICV,
  • Strategic thinking-Project management.
  • Analytical reasoning/ problem solving-Social & cultural sensitivity.
  • Business Diversifications Concepts.
  • Supply Chain Management.
  • Information Management
  • Document Management
  • Quality Management
  • Lean practitioner