Chairman Bio

Dr. Faisel Gergab was appointed as the Chairman of the Libya Post, Telecommunication & Information Holding Company (LPTIC) in March 2013. Dr Gergab has the overall responsibility for managing the ICT sector in Libya. LPTIC’s portfolio includes the two mobile operators (Libayan & Al Madar), four fixed line operators (Hatif Libya, Al Jeel, Libya International Telecoms Company and Libya Telecoms & Technology Company), the real estate operator (Al Bouniya) and the Libyan Post Company.

LPTIC is one of the largest Libyan sovereign institutions established to develop and reform the Libyan ICT sector, LPTIC has nine subsidiaries in Libyan including the two mobile operators Libyana and Al Madar as well as eleven international investments including the Lap Green group that operators in several countries in Africa. LPTIC’s total assets in Libya and globally are in excess of $20billion

Dr. Gergab has around 18 yeas work experience; he began his career in 1997 as a research fellow at the University of Surrey where he received his PhD in Asset Integrity.

Dr. Gergab was an Oil & Gas Executive with many years of experience in upstream, midstream and downstream projects. Graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a BSc in Civil Engineering. He later obtained an MSc and PhD in managing asset integrity from the University of Surrey, UK. He has also published several publications on durability of offshore and onshore facilities.

Dr. Gergab started his career in London as the head of the Oil and Gas division with the international consultant Mott MacDonald and later joined Royal Dutch Shell Group where he held Senior Project Management Positions for flagship capital offshore and onshore projects in The UK, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia and Qatar over a 10 years period.