About Our

Advisory Board

Dr. Khalid Bin Jabor Al Thani


Dr. Khalid brings a host of accolades and accomplishments to the Company. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Qatar Cancer Society, and he has served as its Chairman since its inception in 1997. He has also served as Chairman of the Gulf Union Against Cancer since 2000. In addition to his work with the Qatar Cancer Society and the Gulf Union Against Cancer, Dr. Khalid also served as the Vice Chairman of the National Health Authority, which replaced the Ministry of Public Health in Qatar. Dr. Khalid graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, with a Masters of Health Care Administration. His emphasis is in both planning and budgeting. VVEG will call upon Dr. Khalid’s expertise and vast global experience as it further positions itself in the Energy sector abroad.

Ron Chevalier


Ron R. Chevalier, a recipient of three Life Saving Awards The Red Cross REAL HEROES Award, Shell Oil CEO Life Saving Award and Washington State Governor’s Life Saving Award, as Head of Environmental Health & Safety. The Social Responsibility Initiatives at Vivakor, Inc are focused around ensuring that all Vivakor, Inc technologies and projects are first safe, for all involved and second, bettering the environment.

Garen Kolajian


Garen Kolajian has more than 16 years of progressively responsible experience. He started his career in Consulting Services at Deloitte. He has done excessive studies both in private and governmental sectors and worked on Mega governmental projects. Garen has led companies through start-up, survival, turnaround, and growth modes. His understanding of both domestic and international business channels encompasses creating development plans, conducting feasibility studies, property analysis, financial modeling for various projects and secure funding for future projects. Garen earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Economics, with Concentration in Finance from American University of Science & Technology. He also speaks Armenian and Arabic, which assists with our Middle East projects and Operations.

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