Alistair Routledge was appointed President of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) in July 2020. Prior to this assignment, Alistair was President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar Limited, a position he held since December 2014. In Qatar he was responsible for leading all ExxonMobil- affiliated activities in Qatar as well as related international joint ventures with Qatar Petroleum in the UK, Italy and USA.
Alistair received his BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh in 1990 and an MBA degree from Strathclyde Graduate Business School, Glasgow in 1995. Alistair began his career with Mobil in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1990. Since that time, he has undertaken a range of individual, supervisory and managerial assignments for Mobil and ExxonMobil (following the merger in 1999). He has served in various capacities in engineering, operations, planning and commercial functions while living in the United Kingdom, the United States, Venezuela, Italy, and Qatar.
In April 2012, he moved to Qatar to become Vice President, Production after spending two years in Italy as the Managing Director of the Adriatic Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil. As Vice President, he was responsible for stewarding operations in all of ExxonMobil’s joint venture businesses associated with Qatar – RasGas, Qatargas and the three LNG regasification terminals in Italy, UK and USA.
In addition to his business responsibilities, Alistair is an active supporter of education: he was a member of the Board of Trustees at the American School of Doha, an active member of Junior Achievement Worldwide, and was appointed by the Qatar Foundation to the Joint Advisory Board of Texas A&M University at Qatar. He was also a Board Member of the Qatar Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Alistair and his wife Nikki have two children. Their son has recently begun studying Mechanical
Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, US. Their daughter is a recent
high school graduate and plans to study Environmental Engineering.