Wafik is the Director Americas at the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP). Previously he was Country Chair Total Kuwait, and 2018-2019 Chairman of the Board, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). Past assignments: President & CEO, Total E&P Research & Technology USA; Manager R&D Division, ADNOC UAE; Business Development Manager Technology/R&D, Total France; Sr. Negotiator New Ventures, Total France; Manager Geophysical Operations and Technology, Total France; Block 17 “Golden Block” Area Exploration Manager, Total Angola; Project Leader, Geosciences Research Centre, Total UK; Project leader, ARCO Plano Texas USA.
Wafik holds an MSc & PhD in Geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). He is a member of SEG, SPE, EAGE, AAPG, AGU, and Sigma Xi, and has over 90 publications and communications.