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Mr. Karem Mahmoud is the Chief Executive Officer of Egyptian Gas Regulatory Authority (GASREG) since 2017 and Vice President of MEDREG. His main responsibilities include the regulation of all activities related to the gas market, as specified in the law, the control and monitoring of gas availability. In his role, he ensures the availability of gas networks and facilitates third parties’ access, he secures the domestic needs, grants licenses to market segments, ensures the quality of services provided, taking into account the interests of all participants in the gas market and the protection of stakeholders ' rights. Mr Mahmoud is also the Chair of the ICER’s Virtual Working Group 2 on Gas and other Fuels since 2018. Previously, he held high level responsibilities as Chairman and Managing Director of the Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO)-TSO for 4 years and as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Egyptian Company for Liquefied Natural Gas (ELNG) from 2010 till 2013. Mr Mahmoud is a mechanical engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry sector, in particular in the fields of processing, liquefaction and separation of gas derivatives. natural gas transmission network pipelines.