H.E. Eng. Abdullah Al-Rubaian is Chairman of the Agricultural Development Fund. The Agricultural Development Fund encourages sustainable development of agriculture and provides loans and credit facilities to local companies.
Eng. Al-Rubaian has more than 35 years of experience in the agricultural sector in Saudi Arabia. He began his career as Engineer with the Grain Silos & Flour Mills Organization in 1975. He later served as Plant Manager and Director of Operations before moving to ARASCO Co., a Saudi company specializing in agricultural applications. He began as a Managing Director with ARASCO in 1984 until being promoted to President in 2002. In 2007, he was promoted to Chairman of ARASCO and the Agricultural Development Fund. Eng. Al-Rubaian also serves as the Chairman of SALIC Co., Chairman of the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), Board Member of the Grain Silos & Flour Mills Organization, and Member of the Supreme Economic Council Advisory Committee, amongst many others.
Eng. Al-Rubaian received an M.B.A. and Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering.