Maha Al-Nuhait is the general manager of the sustainability program at Saudi Telecom Co. (STC). She is a board member of public and private institutions, and a member of the Youth Business Council in Riyadh.
Al-Nuhait has over 20 years of working with the public, private and third sectors, in addition to being a full-time mother, working as an entrepreneur, and mentoring at nonprofit bodies.
She is a board member of the Saudi Archery Federation at the General Sports Authority and the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and a business mentor at the Dulani Business Center in addition to her work with STC.
She previously served as a corporate communications adviser at the Ministry of Energy in the field of mining. She co-founded Athar Consultancy, a Saudi firm specializing in building and operating social investment strategies, programs and initiatives. It was one of the first small and medium-sized enterprises in the region to specialize in social investing consultancy and impact measurement.
She used to work at Monshaat, the Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority (SMEA). She served as a governor’s adviser, consulting on sustainable development and excellence in community engagement with SMEA programs. She later went on to become the CEO of the Biban SME Forum and Exhibition.
Al-Nuhait holds a bachelor’s degree in English translation from King Saud University and a high diploma in business administration and management from the Institute of Public Administration.
She has a certificate from the Harvard Business School Executive Education program and a certificate from the Ashridge Executive Education Business School at Hult International Business School.