Meet the speaker!


Ahmed Alkadi

Program Speaker

Founder & CEO

Althawaqh Food Company

Eng. Ahmed Alkadi is an entrepreneur with more than 17 years of experience in the private sector. Founder of many Saudi companies in several sectors. Interested in developing the business community and improving the private sector in KSA.

Founder & CEO, Althawaqh Food Company LTD (AFCO)

A Saudi Company that owns & operates +100 restaurants across KSA.

  • Casa Pasta Restaurants Chain
  • Poshak Restaurants Chain
  • Okashi Restaurants Chain
  • Chick N’ Dip Restaurants Chain
  • Magma Restaurants Chain

Founder & Chairman, Food Tech Company LTD

A Saudi Company that owns several food factories in KSA.

Founder & Chairman, Anan Alsamaa LTD

A Saudi Company that owns several e-commerce products.

Founder & Chairman, Ahmed Alkadi Investment Company LTD

A Saudi Company investing & co-investing in startups and SMEs in several sectors.

Founding member & Deputy-Chairman, Saudi Restaurants & Cafes Association “Qoot

Non-profit association focused on contributing to the development of the cafés and restaurants sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and to serve as a single umbrella that includes all aspects of cafes and restaurants to promote joint action towards achieving change in the sector in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.