Double academic qualifications in both energy and environment. Over 30 years post-doctorate work experience in the fields of environment and energy in the academic, private and government authorities. International experience in the Middle East, SE Asia and New Zealand. Academic undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and management, well-established research record and editing of many prestigious international journals, organizing international conferences, research management, academic accreditations (SACS and ISO 170025). Consultancy and training in energy and environmental impact assessment and coastal management. Strong work relations with the key players in the Gulf region (e.g. Schlumberger, ExxonMobil and BP). Visiting professor with ExxonMobil and Texas A &M and consultant with BP and Neftex.