H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim

Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC - Board Member; MD & Group CEO

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim is the Board Member and Managing Director and Group CEO of Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC. He was appointed in April 2016.

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim is the Chairman of the Dubai Council for Marine and Maritime Industries (DCMMIemirates), the specialised industry council (non-profit trade and industry) and it was formed to promote the interests of the offshore and maritime industry in Dubai and the UAE. He is also the Chairman of the Federal Committee for the Revision and Update of the UAE Maritime Law, which was created to review and update the UAE Commercial Maritime Law and formulate a new & futuristic law that will propel and govern the ongoing potential growth of business and the maritime industry in the UAE and the region.

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim is the former Chairman and Chief Executive officer of Drydocks world and Maritime world and Chairman of the Board of DDW-PaxOcean Asia Pte Ltd in Singapore and has successfully led the organisation through its restructuring during the global financial crisis. His leadership and direction have been instrumental in the company being able to acquire several pioneering projects on a global scale. This leadership has seen the company move from close to financial failure, create major synergies, recognize potential and place the organization firmly on a path driven to sustainable profitability and growth.

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim is a Leading veteran in the oil and gas industry worked with Conoco and ConocoPhillips for 26 years and held various corporate and management positions, including vice president of Dubai oil company (DPC), a subsidiary of ConocoPhillips in the United Arab Emirates. He was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Regional Clean Sea Organization (RECSO) the oil industry environmental arm in the Gulf region.

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim is also involved in a number of leading private & public organisations, he is member of the Dubai Government Crises and Disasters Management Team, member of the Advisory board of Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef) , Vice Chairman of the Federal Transportation Authority Technical Committee, Advisor to the Career Gulf Development and Senior Advisor in the Middle East and North Africa- Business strategies & International Energy.

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim has won many Awards and life time achievements, including being recognised as the most influential maritime top 50 personalities in the world by Tanker Shipping & Trade magazine of London 2015, HH. sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Business Award 2014, The Tatweej Personality Award for leadership, management and business 2014, The “Outstanding Lifetime Achievement” award from Lloyd’s List London for Business 2014, The year personality award in the field of marine and maritime industry by International Ships Techniques 2013, Sword of Honors from the British Safety Council in London 2014, The International Prize in Human Resource Management, The Archimedes Achievement Award “for excellence and exchange of knowledge” – United States of America and so many other.

He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and Economics – United Kingdom and the National Administration degree in Crises Management and incident Command – United States of America and the High-accreditation on international human resources management (IPM).