I intend to fully leverage all of the advantages provided by the Executive MBA to help me achieve my goals.
Abdulrazak works for Shell, an international energy company. He is as a Project Engineer, based in The Hague, the Netherlands.
What is your professional and educational background?
I’ve always had a passion for technical details, analytical reasoning and solving problems. This inspired me to take my first degree in Chemical Engineering and my Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering. I have 14 years’ experience in the planning and execution of various oil and gas projects in the upstream and midstream sectors, working for companies like Chevron, ExxonMobil, Total, Nigeria LNG and Shell. I have been fortunate to build the robust technical and leadership skills required for successful planning and execution of complex projects.
What is the most exciting thing about your work?
Knowing that I am contributing to the provision of cleaner energy to meet current and future needs of consumers globally. I get a great sense of satisfaction when, after years of planning and execution, we safely commission complex projects on time and to budget.
Why did you decide to pursue an Executive MBA?
I believe an Executive MBA will equip me with the tools, knowledge and skills required to enhance my ability to offer strategic business solutions which, combined with my professional experience, will help me achieve my goals and ultimately build value for the organisation I work for.
What attracted you to Cambridge Judge Business School?
I’ve always wanted to study at Cambridge. Its global reputation as one of the best places to study, build networks and inspire personal growth means coming to Cambridge Judge Business School is a dream come true.
I am excited to gain a unique, multi-cultural learning experience as part of a diverse cohort. I’m looking forward to meeting participants from different professional and personal backgrounds, learning from their insights and sharing my own.
Most organisations, including mine, are on an ‘improvement journey’. By studying an Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School, I can continue to develop as a professional, enabling me to contribute to this journey. I intend to fully leverage all of the advantages provided by the School to help me achieve my goals.