Oversight Director General Economic Cities Authority
Eng. Ali Alassiri is a
motivated and effective Director General, Economic Cities Authority with a
background in Engineering and extensive professional aptitude centered around
Technical Affairs, Strategy & Business Development, Change Management and Leadership
traits gained from successfully undertaking diverse roles within many business
areas such as: Development Management, Engineering, Facility Management,
Safety, Environment Protection and Enterprise Portfolio Management Office
For over 3 years as ECA Oversight
Director General, Eng. Alassiri in his regulatory role has been instrumental in
strengthening Kingdom’s Economic Cities unique model by overseeing the
planning, development and operations of cities’ master developers as well as
private entities and steering innovative and sustainable development.
Alassiri has also led the drive to establish various
regulatory frameworks and compliance models designed to create an agile
environment within which the private sector can thrive and, thus, align with
the national Vision 2030 to diversify and strengthen the long-term vitality of
the Kingdom’s economy.
Prior to joining ECA, Eng. Alassiri had served for
more than 15 years in regional largest Oil, Refining and Petrochemical
conglomerates (Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Petro Rabigh, and others). He had held
leadership positions in various departments including: Engineering, Refinery
Operations, Petrochemical Operations and Project Management. He had
participated in the Saudi Aramco ambitious strategic transformation program to
integrate refining and petrochemical facilities and maximizing company assists,
and he had established a proven track record of developing and implementing key
strategies to deliver multi-billion dollar projects.
In addition to the position of Oversight Director
General, Eng. Alassiri is a member of Advisory Board for Chemical Engineering
Department at King Abdulaziz University.
Eng. Alassiri holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Chemical Engineering
from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.
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