Ghassan al-Sulaiman

Comapny: City Centre Development Company (CCDC)

Biography:Ghassan al-Sulaiman is the chairman of CCDC, which is undertaking the $8bn project to redevelop Jeddah City Centre.

Al-Suleiman is also chairman of investment firm, Siraj Capital. He previously served as chairman of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, the Jeddah Marketing Board and the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce.

He is a member of the board of directors of local firms, Savola Company and Arabian Cement Company, and a member of the economic development committee of the Jeddah province council. Al-Sulaiman owns the furniture store, Ikea Saudi Arabia.

Al-Sulaiman has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco in the US, and a doctorate in business administration from the UK’s Hull University. Al-Sulaiman is also a lecturer at the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.

Contact: (+966) 2 652 9620