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Board Of Directors

Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Kassabi

​Positions:

 - Minister of Commerce (2020 up to date).
 -Minister of Media - in responsible (2020 up to date).
 - Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs – in responsible (2018-2020).
 - Minister of Commerce and Investment (2016 -2020).
 - Minister of Social Affairs (2015-2016).
 - Advisor at the Chief Administration Office (Diwan) of His Royal   Highness the Crown Prince -Minister's rank (2014- 2015).
 - Head of Special Affairs of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince - Minister's rank (2011-2014).
 - Advisor at the Chief Administration Office (Diwan) of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince - Excellent Rank (2010- 2011).
 - Director General of Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Charity Foundation (2002-2013).
 - Secretary General of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jeddah and the supervisor of "Jeddah Ghair / Jeddah is Different" Festival at Jeddah Economic Forum (1998-2002).
 - General Manager of Kra Est. for Contracting (1986-1997).
 - Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, King Abdulaziz University (1987-1998).


Education:

 - PhD in Engineering Management (Honors) from the University of Missouri, USA, 1985.
 - Master of Engineering Management (Honors) from the University of Missouri, USA, 1983.
 - Master of Civil Administration (Honors) from the University of Berkeley, USA, 1982.
 - B.A. in Civil Administration (Honors), University of Portland, USA, 1981.
 - Professional Degree Certificate from the University of Missouri, USA, 2002.
 - Holding "Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award".
 - The 7th in the Kingdom at High School Certificate, and the Ideal Student at Al-Thagher Model Schools in Jeddah,  ​1977.
 

Prominent Current Memberships:

 - Member of the Council of Economic Affairs and Development.
 - Member of the Supreme Council of Saudi Aramco.
 - Chairperson of the Saudi Negotiating Team of the World Trade Organization.
 - Chairperson of the Executive Committee for Improving the Performance of Business in the Private Sector.


Prominent Previous Memberships:

 - Member of the Advisory Board for Economic Affairs of the Supreme Economic Council.
 - Member of the Board of Directors of the General Organization of Ports.
 - Member of the High Commission for the Development of Hail.
 - Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Credit and Savings Bank.
 - Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Social Welfare Fund.
 - President of Jeddah Economic Forum.
 - Chairperson and Member of the Board of Directors of a number of Joint Stock Companies.


Major Previous Community Contributions:

 - Member of the Board of Directors and Financial Supervisor of King Salman Center for Disability Research.
 - Member of the Board of Directors of Majid bin Abdulaziz Association for Development and Social Services.
 - Member of the Board of Directors and Financial Supervisor of the Saudi Society for Alzheimer's disease.
 - Member of the Board of Directors and Financial Supervisor of the Saudi Society for Preservation of Heritage.
 - Member of the Board of Trustees of the Centennial Fund.