Amer Al-Hamoud, director of the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts

Amer Al-Hamoud
Updated 12 November 2019

Amer Al-Hamoud, director of the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts

  • Al-Hamoud recently participated in a dialogue session at the Hakaya Misk platform that took place in Riyadh

Amer Al-Hamoud has been the director of the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts (SASCA) in Riyadh since January 2019.
He is also a member of the standing committee of the National Theater in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) since 2012.
In addition, Al-Hamoud is the CEO of Layali Media Productions since it was established in 1988 in Riyadh.
Al-Hamoud has also been a judge for some national competitions, including the Riyadh Youth Theater Competition in 2018 and the film competition at the Saudi Colors Festival in 2017.
He sat on other panels at regional competitions, such as at the Cairo Television Festival in Egypt in 2009 and the Sharjah Theater Festival in the UAE in 2007.
Between 2008 and 2012, Al-Hamoud served as a member of the advisory committee for the Theater of the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts.
Al-Hamoud recently participated in a dialogue session at the Hakaya Misk platform that took place in Riyadh. He spoke about the direction process, from script to the screen.  
During the session, the Initiatives Center at the Mohammed bin Salman Charitable Foundation (Misk), represented by the Hakaya Misk initiative, announced its support for the young talents and creative minds of the Kingdom, and urged people with inspiring advertising ideas to submit them.


Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi, president of Tabuk University

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Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi, president of Tabuk University

  • Al-Dhayabi began his academic career as a lecturer at KAU
  • Al-Dhayabi is a member of the higher committees for female colleges in the Kingdom

RIYADH: Dr. Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi has been the president of Tabuk University since October 2017.

Prior to that, he was the deputy head of educational affairs at King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, where he served in the position for one year. 

He has also been the chairman of the promotion and job competition committee, as well as the safety committee, at Tabuk University since November 2012. 

Al-Dhayabi began his academic career as a lecturer at KAU, where he received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the College of Science. 

He later traveled abroad to pursue his higher education, earning his master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Missouri, US. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Birmingham, UK.

After that, he returned to the Kingdom and joined KAU as an assistant professor. He remained in that position from 2005 to 2010, then served as an associate professor between 2010 and 2014.

Al-Dhayabi is a member of the higher committees for female colleges in the Kingdom and the community colleges higher committee at the Ministry of Higher Education.

He congratulated King Salman on the release of the government’s annual budget for 2020.

“Approximately one-fifth of the budget is allocated to education, which reflects the leadership’s keenness to invest in the human element through education and training ... to open new horizons and job opportunities for Saudi youth and encourage them to invest in the diverse resources in the Kingdom,” Al-Dhayabi said.