Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Maqoushi has been the Saudi cultural attache in London since March 2017.
He is also assistant director-general for cultural affairs and public information at the Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud Charitable Foundation, and an associate professor of media at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh.
Previously, he served as assistant secretary-general for public information affairs at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Riyadh, and as chairman of the National Products Center in the Saudi capital.
He was executive director of the Riyadh Chamber Award for Community Service, and assistant secretary-general of the Disabled Children’s Association.
Al-Maqoushi holds a Ph.D. in international journalism from the University of Wales in the UK.
He also holds a master’s degree in international journalism from Ohio University in the US, and a bachelor’s degree in media from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University. Al-Maqoushi has written several books in Arabic in the field of media and other topics.
He has been a member of the executive committee and chairman of the information committee at the King Salman Science Oasis, and a member of the resource development committee at the King Salman Center for Disability Research.
He was a member of the committee to prepare the National AIDS Awareness Strategy at the Health Ministry.
Al-Maqoushi recently met with leaders of Saudi student clubs in the UK. In his speech, he emphasized the important role that these clubs play through their voluntary work to serve and help Saudi students in the UK.
He said the Saudi mission in the UK supports these clubs, which are concerned with scientific, cultural, social and entertainment activities that enhance academic achievements.