Nora is currently leading the International Strategic Partnerships team at the Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF) in addition to her role as Vice President of the Social Responsibility Committee. Prior to joining SIDF, Nora worked at Aramco handling various responsibilities and projects related to New Business Development, Business Planning, Corporate Strategy and Performance Management.
Nora is very passionate about developing the SME ecosystem in Saudi Arabia by advising entrepreneurs in order to explore growth opportunities, address problem areas in businesses and help establish a clear vision of how to get ahead. Furthermore, she has experience in originating joint ventures between leading international companies, initiating and maintaining strategic international partnerships, mergers and acquisitions as well as driving and enabling innovation as she led the an innovation committee during her service at Aramco previously.
Nora also participated in executive education and professional development programs at recognized institutions such as Stanford University.
He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) and an Executive Master in Islamic Banks and Banks. - Founder of Icon Finance Financial Consultancy Firm. - Certified financial advisor by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment. - Consultant to the Business Clinics Company Key experiences: - Auditor at Usama Al-Khuraiji accountants and business consultants - Director of the Centennial Fund in the Western Region for 9 years previously - Head of Finance in Namaa Al-Munawwarah for two years. - Advised Over 800 projects have been funded through the Western Region, Managed more than 600 approved feasibility studies have been conducted and more than 200 projects have been established. More than 1,200 leading and business leaders have been trained in finance, business plan and feasibility studies. - Managed portfolio exceeded 400 million to finance small projects. - Certified trainer in several areas of entrepreneurship and feasibility studies. - Secured and Managed agreement between Namaa Almunawara and Saudi Development Bank of SR 500 million Mentoring and consulting the SME entrepreneurs from the financial side - Experience more than 16 years.
عضو لجنة شباب الأعمال بالغرفة التجارية بجيزان مستشار معتمد في عيادات الأعمال
متطوع إنجاز السعودية
يمتلك خبرة ١٧ سنة في مجال تمويل المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة و يعمل كمدير عام برنامج كفالة تمويل المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة/البنك الأهلي التجاري، منذ بداية البرنامج في ٢٠٠٦. فواز له دور كبير في
التعريف بالبرنامج ونشره عى مستوى المملكة و استطاع أن يحقق للبنك الإهلي أعلى حصة سوقية في البرنامج ،يشارك فواز بشكل مستمر في العديد من اللقاءات و التدوات و ورش عمل خاصة بقطاع المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة، كما قدم العديد من الدورات التخصصية وله مقالات منشورة في المجال
Saudi Arabia's financial, banking and media consultant Media specialized in providing economic programs and news on Radio Jeddah .. Introduction to the economic concepts program, which is the only weekly program that discusses the most important developments and economic files across the ether .. The first Saudi researcher to obtain a master's degree in insurance from Umm Al-Qura University. This specialization is what enabled me to enter the banking field. I began my professional career in 2007 from the first ladder as a sales representative of Takaful products. In 2008, she moved to work as a financial planner and manager of wealth management at SABB until 2010, which was the last banking station in Banque Saudi Fransi, the manager of the executive accounts of the special services department and then the manager of the ladies' branch until 2014, which was the turning point for the media. My banking background helped me a lot. I became aware of the needs of the public and what are its financial and banking issues. I have become concerned with the issue of banking awareness, especially awareness of economic concepts in general, and providing consultations and courses in this regard. Participated in many economic initiatives and forums (GITEX Dubai - World Expo - American Express - Baban Forum - Future Investment Initiative - Misk Global Forum - Aspar International Forum - Riyadh Economic Forum - ArabNet - Initiative launched your project 4 - Entrepreneurship Initiative - Initiative My success in my leadership ..)
Alaa is responsible for the investment portfolio at Malaz Capital. He has graduated in accounting in 1997 from King Fahd University. He started his career in auditing and corporate banking. He then completed an MBA from the University of Lancaster and moved to the field of private banking and investment advisory. Alaa also worked in leadership positions in regional investment firms and family businesses. Halfway through his career, Alaa started advising on investment and succession issues with particular focus on governance and conflict resolution. Before spending a period of time as independent advisor and wealth manager, he worked in one of the big-4 as head of business development. Alaa is the first Saudi to be awarded the Chartered Director and Fellow of the Institute of Directors in the United Kingdom, a degree that helps him in evaluating and improving the performance of the baords and spreading awareness about governance and independence directorship. Alaa dedicate time and effort to support entrepreneurs, empower women and enhance the public services available to people with special needs.
Abdulaziz leads the finance department of one of the private colleges in Saudi Arabia. He's mainly responsible for ensuring the compliance of internal financial management policies and procedures, and conducts performance of reconciliation and accurate completion of the balance sheet. In addition, he manages the preparation of financial statements while giving advice on accounting system, budget, management information, cash flows and improvements of systems dealing with financial management and the payments pf staff and creditors. Abdulaziz is also well-versed in the recently announced VAT and has been advising SMEs on accounting related matter.
Ziad Abdulaal is a Saudi venture capitalist and entrepreneur based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He currently serves as an investment manager at Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures (Wa’ed), a venture capital fund wholly owned by Saudi Aramco that focuses on innovative startups that aid economic development and diversification within the Kingdom. Abdulaal is also the co-founder of Mezmiz, Saudi Arabia’s premier online marketplace for healthy food. Abdulaal is passionate about entrepreneurship and has invested in several of the top Saudi startups working at Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures (Wa’ed)
Abdulaal joined Saudi Aramco as an investment analyst in 2014 and held various assignments within the company including Aramco’s portfolio management team, managing Saudi Aramco’s non-core portfolio and was part of the team that setup the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company “Dussur”, a $2 billion fund focused on industrial investments within Saudi Arabia. Abdulaal holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from PMU and a Master of Science in Finance from Durham University
A multi-sector well-rounded business executive with thirty years of experience in the information technology sector mainly in Saudi Arabia and served in positions in the UAE & Europe. Leads by example and empowers the creation of trustworthy team relationships. Comfortably assumes the role of the agent of change within the organization, not just initiating change, but championing and delivering and institutionalizing change initiatives. Possessing a natural intuition in business development, able to solve seemingly intractable business problems while delivering workable solutions accustomed to thinking "out of the box" while creating sustainable solutions. Exhibiting a proficiency at combining technical knowledge within a commercial business framework through integrating innovative technologies into practical enterprise solutions. As a strategist and consultant the experience ranges from providing technology and business leadership to enabling strategic alignment, enabling companies to scale information technology aligned with the business strategy. Possessing a natural ability to interact with many levels in the organization from board, to governmental regulators, prospects, clients, and peers as a trusted adviser.
Ahmed works with 500 Startups as Head of country operations in Saudi Arabia, investing in seed-stage startups and fundraising from investors. He received his MBA-Finance from Cornell University- Johnson Graduate School of Management
Aiman holds an MBA in strategic management from the University of North Texas, and in his corporate life has worked with such notable organizations as Unilever, the International Monetary Fund, and Emirates Airline. Currently he is a serial entrepreneur and investor, with a portfolio of startups including an innovative recruitment platform, an online entrepreneurship community, various creative media projects and social mobile apps.
Mr. Kabli also mentors and assists other entrepreneurs in the region. Aiman is passionate about enabling and supporting the entrepreneurship culture in the GCC, and has co-founded the platform eleva8or.com which offer many investment- preparation tools & connections for startups.
Speaker, SME World Summit 2015
Speaker & Mentor, HackaMENA 2015
Panel Judge, AngelHack 2015
Mentor & Judge at Turn8 Incubator in 2015
Panel Judge, ShjSEEN Incubator in 2016
Full-session video interview with StartupGrind
MC and main stage presenter, Arabnet Digital Summit 2016
Live talk on Al-Hurra TV channel
Speaker & Mentor at Startup Saudi Arabia conference, 2017
Workshop presenter at The Spot, 2018
Finalist mentor at MIT-EF competition in Jeddah, 2018
Jassim Alharoon owned and managed small businesses for more than 5 years and is a financial professional. His are of interests include: problem solving, business development, financial planning and analysis