Meet the speaker!


Badr Alherbish

Program Speaker

Executive Director of Strategy

Tourism Development Fund


17 years of experience in Project Management, Planning, Development and Strategy. Ambitious and driven to contribute to the country’s ambitions in achieving vision 2030. The Tourism sector is one of the main pillars of vision 2030, and the Tourism Development Fund aims to unlock the sector and fulfill Saudi vision 2030.


15 Years of experience working for Saudi Aramco as a Work Director for several Departments, from 2005 until 2020. Then moved to Tourism Development Fund as Head of Partnerships then transitioned to Lead Strategy which is my current position (Executive Director of Strategy).


The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2013 – 2015

Columbia University in the City of New York:

Master of Science, Electrical Engineering 2009 – 2011

Vanderbilt University:

Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics (Dual Degree) 2001 -2004