Gary King is an international oil and gas executive who is currently the CEO of Intrepid GTL Limited.
King was appointed as CEO of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange in December 2006. He has more than 30 years in the energy and finance sectors including time at Morgan Stanley, Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) and Macquarie Bank.
He started his career in oil exploration and trading with Neste, the Finnish oil group, and moved into the financial sector as a vice-president and oil trader for Morgan Stanley in Singapore. He was appointed to head risk management and as an advisor to the CEO of Enoc in 1999, before joining Standard Bank in Dubai in 2001 to launch its regional energy practice. He worked on developing the Standard Bank/GIB GCC energy fund, one of the first products of the Dubai International Financial Centre. Prior to joining DFX, King was senior vice-president in Macquarie's joint venture with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank.
King is a graduate of the University of London with a bachelors of science in petroleum exploration geology and an MSC in petroleum exploration geology.
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