Saleh Al-Turki

Saleh Ali Al-Turki is the President and Chairman of Nesma Holding Company (www.nesma.com), a privately owned Saudi Arabian company that maintains a varied business portfolio in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Egypt and Turkey. These companies operate in multiple sectors including: construction; power and electrical; oil and gas; real estate and property management; hospitality and tourism; operation and maintenance; port, marine and shipping services; aviation and logistics; and telecommunication and IT.

He is Chairman of Jeddah Holding Company and Saudi Foras Investment Company, as well as a Director of the Board for Arab Poultry Breeders Company (Ommat) and ReAya Holding. He also sits on the Coutts Middle East Advisory Board.

Mr. Al-Turki is Chairman of Tarahom Society for the Care of Prisoners, the Al-Birr Society (Jeddah).  He has previously held trusted positions such as Chairman of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers. He is a previous member of the Consultative Council (Makkah Region).

In the education field, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Prince Mugrin in Medina and Dar Al-Hekma University in Jeddah. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Effat University.  He was previously a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Business and Technology (UBT) and the Advisory Board of the Saudi Research Science Institute (SRSI) at King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST).

In 2010, he was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Austria. In 2011, the Saudi Ministry of Social Affairs honored him as one of the most important supporters of social work. He is also a recipient of the King Salman Award for the Support of Young Entrepreneurs and the Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd Award for Service of Charitable Activities.

Mr. Al-Turki has a BA in Public Administration from the American University of Beirut and an MA in Public Administration from California State University. He lives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.