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Dr. Mark Justin Betts
Executive Director, Corporate Planning
Muntajat, Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company Q.J.S.C.

Dr. Betts is the Executive Director for Corporate Planning at Muntajat. In collaboration with Muntajat’s Directorates, he is responsible for Muntajat’s Corporate-wide activities relating to Strategy; Performance; Projects, Business Development as well as Risk and Compliance.

Dr. Betts’s current role follows directly from his previous one as Executive Director Operations for the past 3 years – wherein Muntajat was operationalized and stabilized. Prior to that and during the establishment of Muntajat in 2012, he worked for Qatar Petroleum as the Marketing Operations Advisor to the Project and Technical Committee.  He brings more than 25 years of petrochemical industry experience to the team having held various positions at multinational companies including Principal Scientist (Sasol Technology), Technical Services Manager (Sasol Alpha Olefins), Marketing Manager (Sasol Chemicals Europe), Vice President, Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions (Elemica Inc.), Vice President, EMA (Organic Fuels) and Director (GTL Chemicals Limited).

A Member of the South African Institute of Chemical Engineers, Dr. Betts graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) with a B.Sc. in Chemistry, B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Chemistry and M.Sc. in Catalysis and Surface Science. In 1997 he earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town (South Africa), and this work led to international process patents that were successfully commercialized by Sasol.