Dr Tony Merna, BSc, MPhil, PhD, graduated with a Master of Philosophy degree from UMIST for his work on risk management in corporate organisations. Tony then gained a Doctor of Philosophy degree from UMIST for his research into the assessment of risks in portfolios of projects. Tony is currently working for a London based Investment Boutique focusing in Structured Finance; more specifically infrastructure.
Dr Faisal F. Al-Thani, BSc, MSc, PhD, is Senior Director and Head of Business Development - Middle East for Maersk Oil Qatar. A petroleum engineer by profession, he has over 21 years' experience in the planning, design, operation, maintenance and finance strategies of oil and gas projects. Faisal is also a board member of the Marsh International Risk Council.