Princess Haifa bint Mohammed Al-Saud, board member at the Saudi aviation authority

Princess Haifa bint Mohammed Al-Saud, board member at the Saudi aviation authority
Princess Haifa bint Mohammed Al-Saud
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Updated 16 January 2020

Princess Haifa bint Mohammed Al-Saud, board member at the Saudi aviation authority

Princess Haifa bint Mohammed Al-Saud, board member at the Saudi aviation authority
  • She started her career at HSBC Holdings
  • She attained her master’s in business administration and management from the London Business School in 2017

Princess Haifa bint Mohammed Al-Saud was on Tuesday appointed as a member of the board of directors of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) as a representative of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH).

The appointment was made during Tuesday’s Cabinet session, and by a royal decree from King Salman stating promotions and restructuring of several government entities.

As part of the reshuffle, three more women were appointed to leading positions, including Haifa Al-Mogrin and Nada Alismail.

Princess Haifa attained her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Haven, US, in 2008. 

She attained her master’s in business administration and management from the London Business School in 2017.

She started her career at HSBC Holdings as an analyst, progressing to senior associate of equity sales before leaving in 2012 to join the Ministry of Higher Education as a senior consultant. 

She was also managing director of the General Sports Authority between 2017 and 2019, with a focus on developing the sports economy. She became secretary-general of Formula E Holdings in July 2018, a position she still holds.

Princess Haifa has been vice president of strategy at the SCTH since March 2019. She is also vice chairwoman of the Saudi Fencing Federation, and chairwoman of the women’s committee at the Arab Fencing Federation.


Najran governor cites programs benefiting people with disabilities

Updated 03 December 2020

Najran governor cites programs benefiting people with disabilities

Najran governor cites programs benefiting people with disabilities

NAJRAN: Thursday was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and Najran Gov. Prince Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz took the opportunity to stress that Saudi Arabia’s leadership focuses on all segments of society.

Prince Jalawi was speaking during a meeting in his office with the head of the Najran Literary Club Saeed Al-Mardamah and disabled author Mahdi Al-Mutlaq, who presented the prince with a copy of his latest novel.

Prince Jalawi lauded Al-Mutlaq’s participation in literary and cultural events as an active member of the Saudi society.

He also expressed his support for the plan to hold an art exhibition for blind people from around the Kingdom in Najran.