Abdullatif Al-Othman, Governor and Chairman, SAGIA
H.E. Abdullatif A. Al-Othman is the Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) after being appointed in May 2012. He brings over 30 years of experience of planning and managing oil and gas projects to his current position with SAGIA.
Eng. Al-Othman began his career with Saudi Aramco in 1981 as an engineer in Engineering and Project Management. During his tenure, he worked on the Gas Gathering Project, the Ras Tanura Refinery Modernization Project, the Qasim Refinery Project, and the Southwest Refinery Project, amongst others. In June 2001, he was named the Executive Director of Saudi Aramco Affairs before being appointed Vice President of Saudi Aramco Affairs in September 2001. He later served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Saudi Aramco and as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Sadara Chemical Company.
Eng. Al-Othman earned a B.A. in Civil Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Sloan Fellow in 1998.