Fahad A. Alalola is the director of strategic planning at the Ministry of Transport and Logistics Services in Riyadh, a position he has served in since April this year.
Before his latest appointment, Alalola played a key role in different industries in both the public and private sectors, demonstrating astonishing skills in strategy management as well as operational excellence.
Alalola worked at the Diplomatic Quarter General Authority as strategy management office director from 2019 to 2021. He established the strategy management office, led a bottom-up strategy development approach and developed core processes across the authority.
From 2017 to 2019, Alalola first worked as a senior strategy specialist at Thiqah Business Services, where he aided in establishing the strategy management office. He was then promoted to strategy team leader, helping in developing Thiqah’s transformational strategy and implementing it following the balanced scorecard methodology.
Alalola was also part of solutions by stc, first as a corporate performance analyst and later climbing the ladder to become a strategic planning specialist. He participated and led many activities in strategy development and implementation, and organizational health enhancement.
In 2014, he worked as a strategic planning researcher at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency in Riyadh. He worked in various fields such as data gathering and analyzing, organizational and human capital alignment, and corporate performance management. He worked with the agency until 2016.
In 2013, he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University in Canada, majoring in finance and operations management.
In 2020, he became a certified project management professional at the Project Management Institute in the US. He is also certified as an internal assessor by the European Foundation for Quality Management.
Alalola has also received several certificates in fields of interest, including from LEORON on professional management, Harvard University on negotiation, MIT on driving strategic innovation, Informa on strategic business planning, and the Center for Creative Leadership in Belgium as part of a leadership development program.