Has over 35 years of diversified experience in the Petroleum industry, with bachelor’s degree in Geology, he commenced his career with a range of operational roles at EGPC and Shell in onshore and offshore areas. Samaha has extensive technical and operational experience in the Petroleum sector in both government JVs and partners organizations. He was the Deputy CEO for Exploration and Agreements at EGPC. Formerly, he was the Deputy Chairman for Exploration and Agreements at Ganope. He was also EUG Head of Steering Committee and Board member of NAPETCO, Petrofarah and EDC and worked as Assistant Vice Chairman for Exploration at Mansoura Petroleum Company. Samaha was appointed as the General Manager & Managing Director of Gempetco and Zafco in May 2022.