Who’s Who: Nasser Al-Watban, stakeholder director at Parsons Corporation

Nasser Al-Watban
Nasser Al-Watban
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Updated 16 March 2023

Who’s Who: Nasser Al-Watban, stakeholder director at Parsons Corporation

Nasser Al-Watban

Nasser Al-Watban is stakeholder director at Parsons Corporation, a position he took in July 2020.

He is the company’s King Salman Park Foundation representative, supporting projects for the Royal Commission of Riyadh City in KSPF.  

Prior to his current position, Al-Watban was stakeholder director at Atkins, where he worked on numerous projects pertaining to King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, the Diriyah Gate Development Authority, the National Water Co., and Qaddiya.

He worked as managing director and business development with Al-Dour Engineering in 2012, 2017 and 2019, where he led a team of 150 employees and the same number of contractors on electro-mechanical projects.

Al-Watban served as corporate planning director at Sulaiman Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi Real Estate Investments Co. from September 2018 to January 2019, where, along with the CEO and executive management, he worked on new and existing projects starting from investments and PMO to either the property or hotel divisions. Those projects included five-star hotels such as Shazza Makkah, Four Points by Sheraton, and Millennium & Copthorne by Sheraton.

Prior to that, he was the stakeholder director at AECOM from March to June 2018, where he managed more than 50 stakeholders, including Saudia airline, the Ministry of Investment, the General Authority of Civil Aviation, the Royal Saudi Airforce, and the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services.

From August 2014 to December 2017, Al-Watban was the program and operations director for engineering consultancy Jacobs Zate, where he also served as business development director for opportunities with Aramco and secured more than SR130-million-worth of projects with Modon.

He first joined Jacobs Zate as deputy programs director in May 2013.

From November 2010 to 2012, Al-Watban was the projects control territory head at BTAT as part of the senior management team with overall responsibility for leading the project-management department.

From 1998 to 2010, Al-Watban held several positions at BAE Systems, including engineering and program management.  

He worked as a computer-aided design engineer from April 1996 to February 1998 at ABV Rock Group’s Saudi Strategic Storage Program for the Saudi Ministry of Defense.  

Al-Watban holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh.