Dr. Saud Al-Meshari, secretary-general of the Federation of Chambers of the GCC

Dr. Saud Al-Meshari
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Updated 12 January 2020

Dr. Saud Al-Meshari, secretary-general of the Federation of Chambers of the GCC

  • Al-Meshari earned his Ph.D. in juridical science from Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Saud Al-Meshari is the recently appointed secretary-general of the Federation of Chambers of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
He has also been secretary-general of the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) since 2016.
Over the past 17 years at the CSC, Al-Meshari has occupied the posts of assistant secretary-general for executive affairs, and assistant secretary-general for legal and administrative affairs.
He is also a member of various committees in the Kingdom and in international legal associations such as the International Court of Arbitration, the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, and the Task Force Committee for Trade and Investment at the B20 business group of the G20.
Moreover, he is a member of the American Society of International Law, and of the board of trustees at Saudi Aramco’s Energy Sector Training Board.
He is a member of many influential boards and committees in the Kingdom, including the General Authority for Statistics, and the Council of Economic and Development Affairs.
Al-Meshari holds a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University, and a master’s in law from American University Washington College of Law.
He earned his Ph.D. in juridical science from Washington University in St. Louis, and attended the government contract management program at George Washington University.
He also served as an assistant professor of law at the Institute of Public Administration in Riyadh.
Furthermore, he was a legal consultant at several organizations, including the Law Firm of Salah Al-Hejailan, the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, and ExxonMobil.


Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

Updated 10 April 2020

Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

JEDDAH: The Saudi Computer Emergency Response Team (Saudi CERT) has warned that people are using the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic to initiate online phishing scams and attempt to steal personal information.

“Be careful and beware of messages that you could receive from fake accounts under the name of  the Ministry of Health asking you to click on an unknown link,” Saudi CERT wrote on Twitter.

Saudi CERT shared a number of tips to avoid falling for such scams: “Continuously follow reliable news sources from the Ministry of Health’s official accounts, make sure that the messages received are from official accounts and check with the sender before opening anonymous links.”