Jamal Abdulrahman Al Akkad is an entrepreneur with almost 30 years of wealthy experience in management information systems, contracting and finance related to the oil and gas industry. This includes a rich experience in project management, entrepreneurship ecosystems development, investment in SMEs, training, mentorship and MBA program lecturing. He also participated in different domestic, regional and international forums in the field of innovation and the development of the entrepreneurial environment as a speaker, a moderator and a panelist.
Jamal Al Akkad received a Bachelor degree in Industrial Management from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 1987. He also holds a Master's degree with 1st class honor, in Business Administration in 2008 from the University of Liverpool in the UK. Currently, Jamal is perusing a doctorate from Durham University in the UK as well. Additionally, Jamal attended several training and executive development programs in locally and internationally.