Chairman of the Board of Directors - H.E. Minister of Tourism
His Excellency Ahmed Al Khateeb is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Fund for Development, as well as serving as Saudi Arabia’s first Minister of Tourism and as Chairman of the Committee of the Quality of Life Program, one of the pillars of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.
His Excellency has over 25 years of experience in investment and financial services and has successfully established, managed and restructured multiple private-sector and government entities. He is known for his ability to drive institutional transformation to realise long-term strategic objectives. Previous governmental positions include Minister of Health and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the General Entertainment Authority.
His Excellency currently holds a number of other key positions driving change in Saudi Arabia, including Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Saudi Arabia Military Industries (SAMI) as well as Secretary General for the Diriyah Gate Development Authority, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Secretary General for Jeddah Central Development Company. HE is Member of the Board of Directors of Saudi Arabia’s pioneering Giga-Projects: NEOM and the Red Sea Development Company.He is also Advisor to HRH the Minister of Defense and to the Council of Ministers General Secretariat.