Dr. Azzam bin Mohammed Al-Dakhil
Minister of Education
Education: Dr. Al-Dakhil holds a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the UK, with a specialization in project management, as well as a Master’s degree from California state university and a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from King Saud University in Riyadh.
Position: Honorary Visiting Fellow, Department of Journalism, City University London; chief executive officer, Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation (MISK); 2014; various executive positions with Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG) since 2003; chief executive officer, SRMG, 2008-2015; board member of several private and government companies, including Saudi Printing & Packaging Company, Saline Water Conversion Corporation (governmental), and Saudi Automotive Services Co.
Named Minister of Education on January 29, 2015.
Info as of: Feb. 15, 2015