Mr. Abbas is Non-Executive Chairman on the board of Rameda. He is also Chairman of ADES, an oil services company he founded and was instrumental in transforming into a regional player. He has held managerial positions within the oil and gas industry since 1998, where he co-founded and served as board member of the Egyptian Chinese Drilling Company (ECDC). Mr. Abbas also serves as a board member of Advansys Systems, a group focusing on the provision of solutions for the oil and gas industry. Beyond oil and gas, he served as Managing Partner at Invensys for Engineering and Services Egypt, focusing on outsourcing technology and engineering services worldwide. In addition to Rameda, Mr. Abbas serves as a member of the board at: Advansys Engineering, M2, and Bonyan for Development & Trade. Mr. Abbas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Mass Communications from the American University in Cairo.