Sr. Principal Consultant
Dr. Rawas is is a Senior Principal Consultant with the RBL Group. Prior to his current post, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Tasneea Oil & Gas Technology Group, earlier was the Chief Executive Officer of Oman Telecommunications Company (OmanTel).
Dr. Rawas served in various academic and leadership positions at the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) the flagship university in Oman. His last assignment was the Dean of Educational Services. Earlier to that he was the Director of the Center for Information System where he led the transformation of the role of ICT in the university.
Dr. Amer Al Rawas is the current Chairman of MELA (Middle East Leadership Academy), a non-government leadership community serving the whole of Middle East providing leadership, training, networking, and inspiring the young leaders across the Middle East.
Dr. Rawas is still serving in various educational and technological policy forums in the Sultanate and the region, these include: Chairman of Middle East Leadership Academy Chairman of Oman Society for Petroleum Services Member of the Education Council. Member of Oman Academic Accreditation Authority.
Dr. Rawas holds a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the Sussex University, UK, 1997. Although his area of specialization is Software Engineering, his research has expanded in scope to cover the role of ICT in Economic Development, Socioeconomic and Demographic Drivers for Economic Growth.