Hazem Sarhan, Ph.D., P.E. is the General Manager of ADEC Engineering Consultancy with 25 years’ experience in maritime, oil and gas, power generation, industrial and LNG projects. Dr. Sarhan graduated with honors from Cairo University and earned his Ph.D. in Geotechnical and Civil Engineering from the University of Houston, Texas. Dr. Sarhan worked in Bechtel Oil and Gas in Houston between 2001 - 2007 on several challenging engineering and construction assignments in North America, West Africa, Egypt and Trinidad & Tobago. Dr. Sarhan was Projects Director with ARTELIA between 2007 - 2018, working and managing projects in maritime, ports, and oil and gas in the Middle East. Dr. Sarhan combines strong technical skills with a seasoned experience in design, construction and management of large, multidisciplinary and complex projects. He has a proven record of coordinating and motivating the efforts of diverse engineering teams to deliver solutions for challenging assignments.