Senior Leadership

Captain Koh Chen Tien

Captain Koh Chen Tien, our Chairman has over 30 years of experience in the global oil & gas, offshore and marine industry. Prior to founding of Makamin Offshore Saudi Ltd, Captain Koh has previously served as the Executive Director of UMW Oil and Gas responsible for international joint ventures and operations, where he was instrumental in spearheading the growth of UMW Oil and Gas into one of Asia’s most successful oilfield services company in Asia with market presence in China, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam and Thailand. Captain Koh has previously served in a government capacity as the Market Linker of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), where the objective is to increase participation and exports of Malaysian oil and gas companies in GCC.

Captain Koh is an entrepreneur and investor and he holds directorship positions in several other oil and gas services companies in South East Asia and Middle East.

Captain Koh holds a Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering from Hartfield University, United Kingdom.

Mr. Ahmad Al-Faleh
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ahmad has over 20 years of experience in the oil & gas industry in Saudi Arabia and Middle East, working with Saudi Aramco and Saudi Makamin Oil and Gas Services. He holds a double degree in Information Technology and Business Administration from Tulane University, USA. Mr. Ahmad has vast experience in the field of startup companies in the Oil & Gas industry.

Ms. Suzanne Salim
HR & Fleet Manning - General Manager

Ms. Suzanne has over 15 years of experience in the field of human resources and administration management.

Prior to joining MOS, Ms. Salim was the Head of Human Resources & Administration at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Arabia Ltd. Prior to that, she worked in Saudi Aramco Reservoir Management Dept.

Ms. Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Open University, UK. 

Captain Ehab Qalie
Operations Manager

Captain Ehab Qalie has over 30 years of marine experience with leading offshore and marine companies in Middle East. Prior to joining MOS, Captain Ehab has previously worked with leading offshore support vessels operators in Saudi Arabia, including Zamil Offshore Services, Tidewater Marine and Bourbon Offshore. Captain Ehab is a master mariner and he graduated with BSC of Maritime and Military Sciences.

Mr. Ahmed Baseham
Planning & Contracts Manager

Mr. Ahmed has over 10 years of professional experience in the energy industry in Saudi Arabia. At MOS, Mr. Ahmed oversees a wide spectrum of the company’s critical business services from commercial, contracting, procurement and office support.

Prior to joining MOS, Mr. Ahmed worked for 7 years with Saudi Makamin Oil & Gas, where he plays an important role in supporting its tendering and contracting process.

Mr. Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from New York Institute of Technology, Bahrain.

Mr. Jeffery Lau
Business & Corporate Development Manager

Mr. Jeffery has over 10 years of professional experience in the energy and financial sectors across Middle East and Asia Pacific. At MOS, Mr. Jeffery is responsible for strategy development, corporate finance and business development functions.

Mr. Lau has worked in investment banking industry in UAE and Asia, where he was involved in a number of corporate finance and capital markets transactions across the Energy, Marine, Telecommunication and Healthcare sectors.

Mr. Lau holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Melbourne, Australia.