Dr. Mohammed Al-Nuwairan is the executive director of National Center for Palm and Dates (NCPD) in Saudi Arabia.
The NCPD, along with the agency affiliated to the Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture (MEWA), will be visiting Malaysia later this month to discuss developing the exportation of dates to Malaysia and other East Asian countries.
The NCPD will be represented by Al-Nuwairan, while MEWA will be represented by the director-general of marketing, Abdulrahman Al-Qahtani.
After earning both his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in management science with a focus on manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain management, Al-Nuwairan studied many international trade cases and worked closely with government and private agencies in both the UK and Saudi Arabia.
Upon his return to the Kingdom, he served as an assistant professor at King Faisal University. He was then approached by NCPD approached to lead the department where his efforts have enhanced the development of the dates sector by focusing on production efficiency, product quality, and effective marketing strategies within the Kingdom and abroad.
Al-Nuwairan has encouraged creativity and innovation and strengthened the collaborative effort to find the best strategic processes worldwide, increasing the efficiency of the production and supply chain process and leveraging the dates sector as a key source of the Kingdom’s national income.