Bandar bin Sultan

Bandar bin Sultan

Prince Bandar bin Sultan
Chief of General Intelligence and Secretary General of National Security Council

Born:

  • Taif, Saudi Arabia 1949

Education:

  • Graduated from the British Royal Air Force College at Cranwell, England, in 1968
  • Commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF)
  • Air Command and Staff College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Industrial College of the Armed Forces at Fort McNair in Washington, DC
  • Master’s degree in international public policy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC 1980

Positions held:

  • Commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force
  • Defense Attache assigned to Washington, 1982
  • Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States of America from 1983 to 2005
  • Secretary-General of the National Security Council since October 16, 2005
  • Chief of General Intelligence 2012

Source: Saudi Embassy