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About Us

OAK Group Holdings (OAK) is a multinational specialist services company delivering pioneering Oil & Gas (O&G) Infrastructure and Renewable Energy services to both the Public and Private sectors. Headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, OAK is a technology driven owner, developer and investor with particular focus on step-change technologies delivering innovative solutions for enhanced business performance and productivity for its clients.

As a group, OAK is structured around a strategic integrated business model aligned to Oil & Gas Infrastructure Services, Renewable Energy Solutions, and Project Development Services. OAK is able to leverage its resources and expertise across each of its core business lines in order to provide its clients with a comprehensive range of intelligently assessed, innovative and proven turn-key service solutions, tailored to meet the specific needs of each client, delivered by its highly skilled in-house chartered engineers and certified project managers.
 

OAK’s track record boasts the delivery of specialist solutions to major IOC’s & NOC’s, as well as working directly with governments under Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) and bringing together its unique capabilities alongside strategic alliances, offering unrivaled value, experience and expertise.

OAK’s strategy brings together full-stream capabilities throughout the Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy Industries allowing OAK to create new sources of value, improving productivity and overall project performance through intelligent technology integration and commercial structuring.

Our Goal

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Our Vision

“Accelerating the transition to a net zero and more sustainable energy system by mitigating the demand on fossil fuels and environmental impacts of climate change.”  

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Our Mission

“Creating new sources of value by deploying  innovative services & solutions to improve overall performance, productivity, and efficiency.”

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“To become a global leader in the Oil & Gas (O&G) Infrastructure and Renewable
Energy industries in which we operate.”

Board of Directors

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Mr. Talal Al Zain
Group Executive Chairman

Mr. Talal Ali Abdullah Al Zain holds a B.B.A. in Accounting, an M.B.A. in Finance from Mercer University, Atlanta and has completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University.

A career Finance Professional, speaking on variety of Investment and Economic issues, Mr. Al Zain has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of credit and investment and brings this to OAK Group Holdings as Executive Chairman. Prior to this, Mr. Al Zain was CEO of Pinebridge Investments LLC, MENA, as well as Co-Head for Alternative Investments, joining in 2012. He led their GCC initiatives for Equity and Fixed income including Oil sector wealth.

Locally, Mr. Al Zain served as the Founding CEO of Bahrain’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, Mumtalakat Holding Company from 2008 to 2012 and held a Board seat as a Director. He also held the position of MD for Investcorp Bank B.S.C for 18 years, leading Placement, Relationship Management and Investment Banking in the GCC. Globally Mr. Al Zain has held a number of senior positions with Chase Manhattan, Citibank Corporate, and Chase Bank, USA.

Mr. Al Zain has held a number of Board positions; holding Chairman and Director positions for corporates such as Gulf Air Company G.S.C, The Bahrain Asset Managers Association, the Bahrain Association of Banks, Bahrain Islamic Bank B.S.C, Oasis Capital B.S.C., Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Economic Development Board, @Bahrain, McLaren Automotive Limited, ALUBAF Arab International Bank B.S.C. and McLaren Group and OAK Group Holdings. Presently Mr. Al Zain is the Founding Chairman of Bahrain based Jisr Capital LLC

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Mr. Gareth R Brown

Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gareth R Brown holds an MBA from the Hull University Business School in the United Kingdom and is also a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Manager. With over twenty years industry experience, Gareth has had particular focus on Independent Water Power Plant’s (IWPP’s) with key utilities such as District Cooling, Waste Water Treatment, Waste-to-Energy (WTE) and alternative power applications.

Gareth has been based in the Middle East since 1999 and prior to forming OAK Group Holdings, held General Management and Development positions with two global blue chip organizations. Gareth’s experience in developing and financing infrastructure projects within the energy and water sectors have afforded great experience in regulatory & licensing, commercial consulting and project execution. He has had accountability for public utility and independent service provider transactions in the areas of electric utilities, thermal and renewable energy, as well as large independent district cooling applications.

This experience has been further enhanced by M&A, privatization, project finance and project feasibility work. In providing full turnkey integrated utility solutions, Gareth’s leadership qualities have developed in leading technology providers on international bidding processes for multilateral agency-funded projects as well as negotiating project finance contracts. These contracts in the main have been for long term concession agreements both with governmental bodies and private consortium led technology providers.

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Mr. Derrick H Rodney

Group Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Derrick H Rodney is a UK Graduate in Business and Finance with over 30 years’ experience as a Senior Corporate Operations professional. Derrick has had a successful career with blue chip international organisations serving clients globally, throughout the UK, US, Europe and MENA region.

Derrick has been living and working in the Middle East since 1999 and prior to being a Partner and Founder in OAK Group Holdings, held senior positions with global institutions in Consulting as well as Investment Banking.

He has been accountable for strategic growth from inception of companies to aligning and reengineering key operational strategies, working with Public and Private entities as well as corporate professionals. As a Senior Corporate Services professional, with a strategic and commercial focus, his key competencies lay in strategy, leadership, relationship management, influencing and communication skills, which underpin his role as OAK’s Group Chief Operating Officer.

Our Core Values

OAK Group Holdings (OAK) is committed to achieving quality and has adopted the philosophy that quality is not an event, but a journey without a finish line.

Our aim is to become a leader in our field by providing clients with a high standard of work conforming to contract specifications, with a clear focus on achieving client and employee satisfaction.

OAK is established to provide high quality products and services within the scope of Delivering value-add Oil & Gas Infrastructure, and sustainable

Renewable Energy services and solutions, aiming to satisfy the needs of all stakeholders.

In particular, OAK Group Holdings is committed to;
 

“Providing our clients with high quality products & services that meets their agreed needs and exceeds expectations.”

“Complying with the laws and regulations that apply to different aspects of our operations and compliance obligations.”


“Maintaining our reputation in the field of Oil & Gas Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Projects services.”

Our Core Values

OAK Group Holdings (OAK) is committed to ensuring that our employees, partners and clients relate strongly to our Company Values to ensure we provide a positive working environment. We strongly believe in continuous improvement and innovation in all aspects.

People
“We treat our employees, partners and clients with respect and professionalism, maintaining a working environment where people can excel and perform to their potential, enabling the establishment of strong relationships to achieve client, personal, and company goals.”

Performance
“We are continuously seeking opportunities to improve performance in our business and operations to ensure we continue to achieve and deliver superior results.”

Health & Safety
“We are committed to  protecting the well-being of our employees, partners and clients by prioritising health & safety in all environments in which we operate.”

Integrity
“We ensure that we maintain strong ethical and moral principles and operate with honesty, fairness and integrity at all levels.”

Our Core Values

OAK Group Holdings (OAK) is committed to achieving quality and has adopted the philosophy that quality is not an event, but a journey without a finish line.

Our aim is to become a leader in our field by providing clients with a high standard of work conforming to contract specifications, with a clear focus on achieving client and employee satisfaction.

OAK is established to provide high quality products and services within the scope of Delivering value-add Oil & Gas Infrastructure, and sustainable

Renewable Energy services and solutions, aiming to satisfy the needs of all stakeholders.

In particular, OAK Group Holdings is committed to;
 

“Providing our clients with high quality products & services that meets their agreed needs and exceeds expectations.”

“Complying with the laws and regulations that apply to different aspects of our operations and compliance obligations.”


“Maintaining our reputation in the field of Oil & Gas Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Projects services.”

Our Quality Policy

OAK Group Holdings (OAK) is committed to achieving quality and has adopted the philosophy that quality is not an event, but a journey without a finish line.

Our aim is to become a leader in our field by providing clients with a high standard of work conforming to contract specifications, with a clear focus on achieving client and employee satisfaction.

OAK is established to provide high quality products and services within the scope of Delivering value-add Oil & Gas Infrastructure, and sustainable

Renewable Energy services and solutions, aiming to satisfy the needs of all stakeholders.

In particular, OAK Group Holdings is committed to;

“Providing our clients with high quality products & services that meets their agreed needs and exceeds expectations.”

“Complying with the laws and regulations that apply to different aspects of our operations and compliance obligations.”


“Maintaining our reputation in the field of Oil & Gas Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Projects services.”

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