Inspector, Senior Industry Officer
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (PCW),
The Hague, Netherlands
PhD - Chemical Engineering 2001
2011 FINALIST - ALUMNI AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP
In his work at PCW, Dr Al-Otoom evaluates different chemical industries and assesses their relevance and risk to the purpose and objectives of the Chemical Weapons Convention.
By using local seminars to deliver his message Dr Al-Otoom has been able to promote both regional cooperation, and the safe use of chemical weapons.
Dr Al-Otoom’s role in orchestrating physical inspections of targeted facilities has done much to increase the security and confidence of the 188 countries that are signatories to the Convention.
Prior to working as an inspector for PCW, Dr Al-Otoom was an Assistant Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department of the Jordan University of Science and Technology.