Abdullah Rehaimi

Position: President, General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca)

Biography: Abdullah Rehaimi was appointed Gaca President in 2003, where he is overseeing a shake-up of the aviation sector.

Before joining Gaca, Rehaimi spent 26 years at the Saudi Industrial Development Fund, a government-owned lending institution, where he held a range of managerial positions before being appointed director. He holds directorships at the local National Co-operative Insurance Company, National Commercial Bank and United Insurance Company of Bahrain.

He is currently a member of the executive council of the Arab Civil Aviation Commission and was appointed chairman of Middle East Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation CEO committee in January 2010.

He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Mineral Sciences in Dhahran, in the Eastern Province.

Contact: (+966) 2640 5000