Abdullah Al-Mouallimi

Abdullah Al-Mouallimi

Abdullah Al-Mouallimi
Diplomat, Businessman
Permanent Saudi Representative at the UN

Business Forum: US-Saudi Relations – Amb Mouallimi

Mr. H. E. Abdallah Yahya Al-Mouallimi is the President at Dar Al-Mouallimi Consulting. He is also an Advisor at The Olayan Group. He has been the Chairman at HBG Holdings Limited since November 2006. He is also a Co-Founder of the firm. He is currently the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations. He has a distinguished track record having held senior government, executive positions, and directorships over the last 30 years. He was a Managing Director at the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Saudi Arabia. He is a Board Member of The Saudi National Commercial Bank, Egypt Finance Company, and Assir Establishment for Press. In business, he was a Vice-Chairman of Olayan Financing Company from 1991 to 1998 and a Board Member of Saudi Telecom. He has been the Chairman of European Islamic Investment Bank Plc since December 21, 2011. He served as a Director of Majid Bin Abdulaziz Society for Development and Social Services , Sanad Insurance Company , Coca-Cola Bottling Company Saudi Arabia , Jeddah Provincial Council , Alumni Society of the Modern Capital Institute , Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Consulting Commission – Supreme Council for GCC. Mr. Al-Mouallimi has also served as the Chairman of the Jeddah and Riyadh Chambers of Commerce respectively, Member of the Consulting Commission to the Supreme Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Member of General Organization for Military Industries. He served as Director of Allujain Corporation until 2008. Mr. Al-Mouallimi served at the highest levels of Saudi Government most notably when he was appointed to the Majlis Al-Shura or the National Consultative Council. Mr. Al-Mouallimi served on the Council from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Al-Mouallimi was appointed by royal decree to the position of Mayor of Jeddah where he served with distinction until 2005. Between 1997 and 2001, Mr. Al-Mouallimi was a Member of the Consultative Council of Saudi Arabia. He has participated in various management and public policy courses at several universities including Harvard, and is a member of several professional and public service societies. He has also been Member of the Saudi Consultative Council and Director of Saudi General Organisation for Military Industries. Mr. Al Mouallimi is a distinguished business leader having held many senior positions in both business and government in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is a Saudi Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg, and the European Union. He is a well-known speaker, lecturer, and a writer of a regular weekly column in a leading Saudi newspaper. Mr. Al-Mouallimi has a Masters degree in Management from Stanford University and a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University.

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