Alan Nelson



Dr. Alan E. Nelson is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), where he is responsible for leading the Company’s Innovation strategy, Digital and Artificial Intelligence development and deployment, and Corporate Sustainability.

Prior to joining ADNOC, he was the CTO, and Chief Executive of New Business Development and New Markets, at Johnson Matthey plc., providing leadership to define the Company’s strategic direction, development and future growth.

Prior to this, Dr. Nelson served as Global R&D and Engineering Director for The Dow Chemical Company, where he was credited with driving new product and process innovation in a number of key market segments.

Prior to Dow, he was Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at University of Alberta.

Sessions With Alan Nelson

Friday, 12 March