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Day 1

Saudi Giga Projects 2025

Unlocking Opportunities

Your opportunity to meet the ambitious changemakers driving the Saudi Vision 2030

20 May 2025
  • Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, Saudi Arabia
  • Free

Saudi Giga Projects 2024 - Day 1 Highlights

Why attend?

Key Giga Projects

The giga projects program is at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision aimed at transforming the kingdom into a tourism and entertainment hub while creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs.

Besides creating a series of ambitious and transformative initiatives, these projects are being build in a sustainable and innovative manner that are set to create a new template for project delivery globally.

40+

Speakers

150+

Companies represented

600+

Summit Attendees

54%

Director / C-level

36%

Technical leaders

40+

Speakers

150+

Companies represented

600+

Summit Attendees

54%

Director / C-level

36%

Technical leaders

Showcase your expertise

Participants can showcase the best of their innovative products and solutions and use the opportunity to gain a better understanding of what works best in the construction industry

Partner with us

As a sponsor or speaker at the Saudi Giga Projects 2025, you will have made a strategic investment that offers a multitude of benefits for your brand, business, and industry. We value your participation and want you to understand the inherent value it brings.

Agenda

  • 20 May 2025
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Streams

Stream one

Main Summit Stage - Programme Agenda

Stream two

Workshop Session Area - Programme Agenda

11:30 AM

Networking, Refreshment & Prayer Break (Prayer break – 11:50)

12 PM

An Audience With ‘’New Murabba‘’

This session will give you access to meeting one of the key changemakers driving the Saudi Vision 2030 in this ‘exclusive’ session. Learn more about the infrastructure of the entire project vision, future scopes of work, and critical timeframes directly from the leading project stakeholder. Find out first-hand how to get involved!

The session will provide the project overview and the scale of the project pipeline / phases of development to come. Additionally covered, will be a detailed breakdown of the work to be tendered over the next 12 months including: capex / budget plans, timeframes, material, and supply requirements to meet both short and long-term objectives, attributions of what an ideal partner must have and how organisations can register and prequalify.

Agenda

12:00 Welcome Remarks and Introductions
Facilitated by: Sonia Kerrigan, Group Commercial Director, MEED

12:05 Presentation: New Murabba – The Vision & Future Scope of Work
Raymond Rice, Project Executive Director, New Murabba

12:35 Presentation: PPP – An Alternative Way of Financing
Mufeed Saleh, Programme Director - NMDC, Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company

12:55 Q&A Session
Facilitated by: Sonia Kerrigan, Group Commercial Director, MEED

13:30 Close of Session

Speakers

2:10 PM

Lunch, Networking & Prayer Break (Prayer break – 15:15)

8 AM

Registration Open & Networking Coffee

9 AM

Opening Host Welcome

Speakers

9:05 AM

Opening Remarks by the Chairman

Speakers

9:15 AM

Keynote Leaders Panel Discussion: Update on the key development plans of Saudi giga projects, the then, here, and now!

This keynote panel discussion will showcase the latest Saudi Giga projects updates.
Discussion points will include:

  • Exploring giga project future requirements and long-term key development plans in delivering the 2030 Saudi vision
  • What specific initiatives are being used to create opportunities for the private sector – investment opportunities, investment incentives, developing capabilities of local suppliers & contractors, supporting development of local talent
  • Discussing key learnings from the progress of giga project developments over the last 12 months
  • Looking beyond Vision 2030 – how will developments progress and what is business critical?

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10:10 AM

Presentation: Project Showcase: Riyadh City Iconic Projects

This keynote presentation will showcase Riyadh Region Municipality’s impressive iconic project developments across the Arid Desert of the Saudi Central Region, Northern Riyadh and Central Riyadh. These include the King Abdullah International Gardens (KAIG), King Salman District and Wadi Sulai.

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10:30 AM

Presentation: Project Showcase and Updates: Trojena, the mountains of NEOM

Trojena is a luxury all-year mountain destination, located within the NEOM development in northwest Saudi Arabia, close to Egypt, Jordan and the Red Sea. Trojena is situated on Jebel al Lawz, one of the most culturally and geologically significant mountains in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s first luxury mountain and adventure destination has elevations ranging from 1,500m to 2,512m and the masterplan spans 1.2 million square metres. It’s a place of epic natural majesty, combined with extraordinary ambition, architecture, innovation and experiences – a destination like no other on earth. This multi-generational destination will redefine luxury, adventure, entertainment, education, wellness and liveability within the region. This presentation will provide a construction milestone update.

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10:50 AM

Fireside Chat: Project Showcase: New Murabba Projects

This fireside chat will discuss New Murabba’s project. New Murabba is a visionary project to build a new modern downtown in Riyadh, where technology and sustainability are fused into one. At the heart of New Murabba is The Mukaab, a global marvel of imagination. This discussion will deliver an update on NMDC’s projects and how to get involved.
Moderator: Colin Foreman, Editor, MEED

Speakers

11:10 AM

Presentation: Project Showcase and Updates: Diriyah Project

An overview to Saudi Arabia’s cultural capital and the variety of projects set to transform the west of Riyadh. The presentation will also showcase the overall future opportunities available and how to get involved.

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11:30 AM

Networking, refreshment & prayer break (Prayer break – 11:50)

12 PM

Fireside Chat: Project Showcase – Soudah Peaks

This fireside chat will share an overview of the development of the year-round luxury mountain tourism destination set 3,015 meters above sea level on Saudi Arabi’s highest peak. Soudah Peaks is home to 6 unique development zones: Tahlal, Sahab, Sabrah, Jareen, Rijal and Red Rock. The fireside chat will showcase construction development updates/phases, overall progress, and opportunities on how to get involved.

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12:20 PM

Presentation: Project showcase and update – King Salman Park Project

This presentation will share an overview of one of the world’s largest urban park projects, located in the heart of Riyadh. The presentation will also showcase construction updates, overall progress, and opportunities.

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12:40 PM

Panel Discussion: A deep dive into the opportunities and challenges faced by contractors and developers in the successful execution of a giga/mega project in Saudi Arabia

  • Exploring the challenges of how to deliver / complete on large-scale projects
  • Discussing how vital collaboration is and how this must be underpinned by governance and processes
  • How easy is it to get banking capacity for contractors? – payment terms - making construction generally more financially attractive
  • What options are there for specialised & customised financial programmes for contractors within the projects themselves (bonds etc)?
  • How design failings and changes drive project claims and disputes – how to manage risks and conflicts effectively – exploring ECI - contract disputes

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1:20 PM

Presentation: Project showcase and update – Sports Boulevard Project

This presentation will deliver a comprehensive overview of the Sports Boulevard project including the infrastructure, sports facilities, and districts that it will encompass. The presentation will also showcase the overall future opportunities available.

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1:40 PM

Presentation: Project showcase and updates – Red Sea Global Projects

This presentation will deliver a high-level overview of the RSG projects transforming tourism in Saudi Arabia, and will explore the vision, timeframes, and contribution to Vision 2030. The presentation will also examine the scope of packages / work that is expected to be tendered over the next 18 months.

  • Providing an up-to-date outline of the material supply requirements to meet both the project’s short- & long-term objectives
  • Exploring longer term contracting requirements – the ‘what & need to know’
  • Detailing how to obtain pre-qualify & shortlisted status

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2 PM

Lunchtime partner announcement

2:10 PM

Lunch, Networking & Prayer Break (Prayer break – 15:15)

3:30 PM

Presentation: Project Showcase and Update – Jeddah Historical District

This presentation will deliver an update on the Jeddah Historical District, a UNESCO heritage site and home to more than 600 buildings with distinctive architecture. This presentation will showcase the regeneration of the historical centre of Jeddah (Al Balad) and its aim to establish itself as an international heritage destination. Additionally, the session will indicate the construction development / phases and opportunities on how to get involved.

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3:50 PM

Presentation: Project Showcase and Update – Rua Al Madinah

This presentation will deliver an update on the Rua Al Madinah modern urban projects, aimed at elevating Madinah’s stature as a destination with a contemporary architectural landscape. Leading modern infrastructure, Rua Al Madinah Holding are working on current and future projects to develop a comprehensive hotel and commercial system with modern infrastructure. It also aims to establish cultural, entertainment, and religious museums near the Prophet’s Mosque, facilitating the accommodation of 30 million visitors to Madinah by 2030. This session will also indicate the construction development / phases and opportunities on how to get involved.

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4:20 PM

Project Showcase Presentation: Key Saudi Megaprojects 2024-2030

This presentation will summarise other key project programmes, worth more than $250bn, under the Saudi 2030 Vision with details on spending and procurement plans on the clients including:

  • Jeddah Airports Company (Jedco)
  • National Housing Company
  • Ministry of Sports
  • Water Transmission & Technologies Company (WTTCO)
  • Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu (RCJY)
  • Saudi Electricity Company (SEC)

Speakers

4:50 PM

Closing remarks of day 1 by the chairman

Speakers

11:20 AM

Networking, Refreshment & Prayer Break (11.52)

12 PM

Project Showcase Presentation: Red Sea Global Projects

This presentation will deliver a high-level overview of the projects transforming tourism in Saudi Arabia, and will explore the vision, timeframes, and contribution to Vision 2030. The presentation will also examine the scope of packages / work that is expected to be tendered over the next 18 months

  • Providing an up-to-date outline of the material supply requirements to meet both the project’s short- & long-term objectives
  • The use of offsite / industrialised construction
  • Exploring longer term contracting requirements – the ‘what & need to know’
  • Detailing how to obtain pre-qualify & shortlisted status

Speakers

12:30 PM

Project Showcase Presentation: Delivering the Comprehensive Regeneration of AlUla

This presentation will deliver an overview of how RCU brings the vision for AlUla to life from the planning stage to delivery and ongoing operations. This includes key infrastructure projects which underpin everything RCU is doing to sustainably regenerate AlUla for the benefit of visitors and the local community, while preserving its heritage. The presentation will also showcase the overall future opportunities for potential partners and investors.

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1:30 PM

Fireside Chat: Project Showcase – The Boutique Group Projects

This 1-1 Fire Side Chat will deliver a complete overview on the Boutique Group Projects for developing historical and cultural palaces into ultra-luxury boutique hotels, which will provide a true reflection of the modern-day Saudi Arabia whilst contributing to local economic growth. The session will also showcase the overall future opportunities and ambitions of the project.

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1:50 PM

Project Showcase Presentation: Rua Al Madinah Project

This exclusive presentation will outline key scope and contract packages on the 45,000-plus hotel room mega project including a focus on the details, scope and timeframes of major construction contracts to be tendered in H2 2023 and in 2024.

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2:20 PM

Lunch, Networking & Prayer Break (15:15)

4:20 PM

Closing Remarks by the Chairman

Speakers

2024 Speakers

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Dr Fahad Bin Mushayt
CEO, ASFAR

Dr. Fahad bin Mushayt is the Chief Executive Officer at ASFAR, the Saudi tourism investment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund established to drive the growth of tourism investment in partnership with the private sector to create captivating destinations in Saudi Arabia for visitors from all over the world in line with Saudi Vision 2030.

Boasting more than two decades of experience, Dr. Mushayt's illustrious career spans across multifaceted domains including city management, mega investments in real estate, mergers and acquisitions, strategic business development, and operations management. He has also taken on challenging roles in myriad sectors including information technology and telecommunications, as well as infrastructure development.

Before his tenure at ASFAR, Dr. Mushayt held pivotal positions in both government and semi-government entities. In 2021, he was Deputy Governor for Investment and Business Development at the State Property General Authority, after being Chief Executive Officer of the Diplomatic Quarter General Authority (DQGA) in Riyadh for three years. Prior to that, Dr. Mushayt was part of the executive team at Saudi Telecom Group, where he spent nearly twenty years holding many other key positions including Chief Executive Officer of Mega Strategic Projects, Vice President for Business Development, and Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Performance.

He has also served on the boards of various organizations worldwide including Maxis Communication Berhad Holding Company in Malaysia, Aircel Company in India, and Axis Company in Indonesia, to name a few.

Dr. Fahad bin Mushayt holds a PhD in Economics, Political Economy and Public Policies from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in economics from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research from King Saud University, Riyadh.

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Mohamed Saad
President, Diriyah Development Company

Mohamed serves as the President of the Diriyah Development Company (DevCo) and leads the development activities for the 14 square kilometer, USD 63Bn mixed-use development, anchored on the birthplace of the Kingdom, the UNESCO World Heritage site of At-Turaif.

Mohamed has more than 20 years’ experience leading major retail-focused, residential, and commercial offices projects across the Middle East. Over the course of his two-decade career, he has been responsible for some of the region’s most innovative retail, residential and interiors companies.

Prior to his joining Diriyah, Mohamed held positions as Development Director of the Mall of Oman and Development Director of the City Center Almaza, Egypt, for Majid Al Futtaim Properties. Prior to that he was General Manager for Living in Interiors, based in Cairo, where he led the transformation of a family-owned business into a corporate enterprise developing premium residential and offices buildings.

Mohamed also has professional experience working as a structural design engineer and head of business development for a portfolio of Dubai and Egypt based companies. Mohamed holds a BSc in Civil & Structural Engineering from Cairo University and a PMP certification.

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Josep Forroll
Chief Development Strategy Officer, Diriyah Company

Josep Forroll is the Chief Development Strategy Officer and acting Chief of Development for Diriyah Phase 3 at Diriyah Company. In his current role, Josep is responsible for defining and overseeing strategies across the Diriyah Development Company. With over 20 years of global experience, Josep brings expertise to the forefront of Diriyah's transformation.

Before his role at Diriyah Company, Josep contributed to defining the vision, concept, organizational setup, and overall strategy for several Real Estate gig and mega projects in Saudi Arabia. His portfolio includes projects such as Red Sea, NEOM, Al Ula, and Jeddah Central, where he worked with senior country leadership to shape the future of these developments.

Josep has extensive experience defining and driving company strategies, transformations, governance, organization models. He has experience across various industries and geographies. Before joining Diriyah Company, his career includes senior positions at strategy consulting firms such as Boston Consulting Group and Oliver Wyman.

His educational journey includes a Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, and an MBA from INSEAD. Presently, he serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the INSEAD alumni association in Saudi Arabia.

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Ashraf Alameria
COO, El Seif Engineering Contracting
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Husam Gawish
Partner and Head of Operations - Saudi Arabia, HKA

Husam Gawish is HKA’s Partner & Head of Operations for Saudi Arabia. Husam is responsible for driving HKA’s strategic growth in the Kingdom and takes the lead in developing business opportunities and securing new appointments. He is also responsible for ensuring the technical, strategic, and quality standards and targets of all deliverables are consistently met. Husam is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in the UK.

Husam has 26 years of diverse engineering, claims, project management and business development & marketing experience gained through working on a wide range of global and regional projects across several industry sectors, including infrastructure, power generation, buildings and oil and gas. Husam has a strong technical background and extensive commercial and contractual experience.

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Sultan Sobhi Batterjee
Chairman & CEO, IHCC
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Lucio Frigo
Chief Development Officer - Jeddah Historic District, Saudi Arabia Ministry of Culture
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Sean O’Sullivan
General Manager Projects Department - Jeddah Historical District, Saudi Arabia Ministry of Culture

General Manager for the Projects Department of Jeddah Historical District. Sean is a degree qualified Civil Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and a Chartered Member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland. He has over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry and has a proven track record on project delivery worldwide. He has delivered large complex projects in Ireland, UK, USA, South Africa, Libya and most recently KSA. Sean has over 13years experience in KSA including Atturaif UNESCO World Heritage Site in Diriyah, NEOM, Diriyah Gate and most recently Jeddah Historical District UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Dale Chadwick
Chief Development Officer, King Salman Park Foundation

Dale Chadwick is the Chief Development Officer (CDO) of the King Salman Park Foundation (KSPF). Building on his extensive expertise in urban planning and project management, he is responsible for managing the masterplan and overseeing the project design and delivery of one of the largest urban parks in the world, King Salman Park.

Chadwick brings with him 25+ years of experience and an outstanding delivery track record in the construction and consulting industries. His successful career in managing large-scale construction projects across Asia includes some of the most iconic integrated resorts in the region. From conception through procurement to final handover and operation, he has delivered in excess of $17 billion of mixed-use resort and developments throughout his career.

Before joining KSPF, Chadwick was the Executive Project Officer at Macetpm where he successfully led teams in winning, managing, and delivering several high-profile projects in the Philippines. These include the largest and most advanced data center in the country, the PLDT Campus Headquarters Development in Makati, the SM-ASH Cebu arena and convention centre development, and the construction of the largest IKEA store at SM's Mall of Asia property. Chadwick also played a key role in The Estate residential and BDO’s banking headquarters towers, both being unique structures.

Prior to that, Chadwick served as Vice President Asia for Venetian Cotai Limited, managing the design and construction of several major integrated resorts in Macau and Singapore, including the Marina Bay Sands, Venetian Macau, Sands Cotai Central, The Parisian and the Four Seasons developments. Chadwick's expertise was also called upon for the design and construction documentation of two further Cotai Development parcels.

Previously, Chadwick oversaw the construction of two Disney-themed hotels in Hong Kong and was a Senior Project Manager for CMInternational overseeing the development of TVB’s Broadcasting Ltd television studio complex.

Chadwick began his career with Ove Arup and Partners HK, where he worked on major projects such as the KCRC West Rail and the Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminal Limited. Chadwick holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Exeter.

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Ed James
Head of Content & Research MEA, MEED / GlobalData

A well-known and respected thought leader in MENA affairs, Edward James has been with MEED for more than 19 years, working as a researcher, consultant and content director. Until September 2008 he was MEED’s Gulf Bureau Chief, after which he moved over to head up the consulting arm of the business. From 2015-2021 he was responsible for content and research at MEED Projects, the region’s leading projects tracking service. Today he heads up all content and research produced by the MEED group. His specific areas of expertise are construction, hydrocarbons, power and water, and the petrochemical market, and is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the MENA projects market. He is a regular guest commentator on Middle East issues for news channels such as the BBC, CNN and ABC News and is a regular speaker at events in the region. He has an honours degree in Arabic and Middle East Politics.

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Colin Foreman
Editor, MEED

Colin Foreman is Editor and a Specialist Construction Journalist for news and analysis on MEED.com and the MEED magazine. He has been reporting on the region since 2003, specialising in the construction sector and its impact on the broader economy. He has reported exclusively on a wide range of projects across the region including schemes such as Dubai Metro, the Burj Khalifa, Jeddah Airport, Doha Metro, Hamad International Airport, and Yas Island. Before joining MEED, Colin reported on the construction sector in the Middle East and Hong Kong. He has a bachelor’s degree from Newcastle University and a master’s degree from the University of Reading.

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Philip Gullett
Executive Director – Region Head Trojena, NEOM

Philip is a chartered surveyor by profession with more that 35 years of real estate development experience. A highly experienced and well regarded, senior property professional with a very significant track record in all types of property development, successful project delivery and placemaking for a wide range of owner occupiers, developers and other client organizations.

Before joining NEOM, Philip was Managing Director of Development at Canary Wharf Group PLC in London where he led the development team working across the Canary Wharf Group overall development portfolio.

Previously Philip spent eight years working on the Battersea Power Station development, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) either leading or assisting with the obtaining town planning consent, team assembly, development management, procurement, construction, infrastructure, rail and tube interface, programme and cost control aspects of the 8.25M sqft mixed use development in Central London.

Specialties: Major real estate development management, project management and successful project delivery.

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Salman Alhubeis
Executive Director of Delivery, New Murabba
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Thomas Nilsson
Executive Director Delivery - Mukaab District, New Murabba
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Raymond Rice
, Master Plan Delivery Division Head, New Murabba
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Francis Dougan
Vice President and Senior Program Director, Parsons Saudi Arabia

Francis is a seasoned Vice President, Program Director and C-suite level professional with over 28 years in construction delivery and leadership. He has led teams over 300 professionals on complex billion-dollar Private Investment Fund (PIF) projects and is experienced at reporting to Board and Ministerial levels. Over his career, he has developed an outstanding record in program delivery with full lifecycle appreciation from master planning to handover on complex major programs and also in business, strategy, complex problem solving, negotiations, client relationship management and leading teams.

Having devoted the past 14 years of his career in GCC, he has developed a deep understanding of the industry. In the past 6 years in KSA he has delivered major programs to successful completion to include the reactivation of the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD).

  • Extensive experience throughout the GCC
  • Full lifecycle experience from concept through master planning to completion and handover
  • Proven successes in planning, directing, and coordinating high-priority and complex projects and tasks.
  • Proven experience in major Legacy and Brown field reactivation programs

Education

Executive MBA, University College Dublin; Postgraduate, Building Project Management, School of Architecture, University College Dublin; MA, Trinity College Dublin; Honours Degree Engineering.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the national security and global infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cyber, space and missile defense, transportation, environmental remediation, urban development, and critical infrastructure protection.

Founded in 1944, today the company has more than 18,000 employees around the globe delivering integrated solutions at the speed of relevance. The company proudly supports global customers, delivering on our corporate vision of Creating the Future of National Security and Global Infrastructure.

With a team of more than 6,000 employees in the Middle East, our professionals bring domain expertise across multiple disciplines, including smart mobility, asset management, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

Please visit parsons.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we’re making an impact.

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Lucien Ziegler
Managing Partner - RedSalt Advisory Company, Founder and Co-Host - The TWENTY30, Principal and Director MENA- Pilatus Capital

Lucien Zeigler is a venture capitalist, strategic advisor, podcast host, and public speaker with over 15 years of experience working with and living in Saudi Arabia. Lucien is Managing Director at RedSalt Advisory Company, a boutique business development and strategic advisory firm with clients in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East, principal and director for the MENA region at Pilatus Capital, a deeptech venture capital fund based in Silicon Valley, California, and Vice President of the non-profit Saudi-US Trade Group based in Washington, D.C.

Lucien is founder and co-host of The TWENTY30 Podcast, the number one bi-weekly podcast show and Youtube channel in English covering Saudi Arabia featuring interviews with changemakers leading Saudi Arabia’s transformation, topical deep dives into the news driving the day, and more.

Previously, Lucien was co-founder and CEO of the media startup Outlit, the venture-backed social publishing network and micropayments platform.

He is a frequent public speaker and event moderator. Among Lucien’s recent Saudi Arabia public speaking engagements include the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) Private Sector Forum in 2023 and 2024, the Human Capability Initiative launched by the Saudi Ministry of Education, events at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, and others.

Lucien splits his time between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Washington, D.C., USA.

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Ben Edwards
Group Head of Cost, Commercial & Procurement, Red Sea Global

Ben Edwards is the Group Head of Cost, Commercial and Procurement of Red Sea Global (RSG), the developer behind The Red Sea and Amaala, two ambitious tourism projects set along the northwestern coast of Saudi Arabia. These destinations will play key roles in the realization of Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s blueprint for economic diversification and sustainable development.

Ben was appointed in August 2022, with over 25 years of experience gained with major contractors in the UK, Europe, Caribbean, Middle East and Far East. He has a proven record of delivering complex building and civil engineering projects across the globe prior to joining RSG.

Previously he was a Main Board Director of Tilbury Douglas in London, UK. He was responsible for the development and implementation of the business’ commercial strategy to undertake a greater proportion of lower risk projects blending the strengths of a strong regional business with public sector building and infrastructure frameworks, fit out and a selective presence in the commercial development market.

Ben has a bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK.

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Mohammed Al Wabely
Assistant Deputy Mayor - Riyadh Iconic Projects, Riyadh Region Municipality

He is the assistant deputy mayor for Iconic Projects at Riyadh Region Municipality. Before that, he had appointed in several executive leadership positions as Vice President for Operations at the Ministry of Health and managerial positions at Spending Efficiency and Government Projects Authority (EXPRO). Furthermore, Mohammed worked as project manager at King Abdullah Financial Distract (KAFD).In addition; he worked at Wood Group Mustang in both offices; Houston, USA and Alkhbar, Saudi Arabia. Mohammed has MBA degree from Prince Mohammed bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship. He, also, has a Master's degree in Engineering Management from the University of Akron, Ohio, USA after getting his Bachelors’ degree in civil engineering from King Saud University. Mohammed has completed several executive programs from University of Oxford and Harvard. He obtained Engineering license from State of Texas, USA as well as E-PMO license (Expert Level)

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Oussama Kabbani
Group Chief Development Officer, ROSHN

Kabbani joined ROSHN, the Kingdom’s premier integrated community developer, as Group Chief Development Officer in 2022, helping to shape at unprecedented speed the Group’s developments across the nation as it is the most trusted leading mixed-use developer. Kabbani is a driving force behind the implementation of ROSHN’s vision for a new way of life in Saudi Arabia, integrating world-class homes and amenities with open and green spaces, all the while emphasizing walkability, sociability, and sustainability.

Oussama Kabbani is a seasoned leader with 33 years of development management experience in large-scale master planning and mixeduse/residential development projects across the GCC and beyond. Throughout his career, he has led and shaped significant urban design, master planning, and downtown development projects from inception to completion.

Over the course of his career, Kabbani has played a role in shaping cities, including Beirut, Boston, Amman, Muscat, Dubai, Jeddah, and Riyadh, as well as projects in Kazakhstan and Malaysia.

After completing a Bachelor’s in Architecture at the Beirut Arab University, Kabbani went on to complete his master's degree in architecture in urban design (MAUD), and then Kabbani complemented it with an Extended Professional Course in Real Estate Finance at Harvard University.

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Abdulsalem Alharbi
Project Director, Rua Al Madinah
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Muhammed Alqahtani
Executive Vice President - Delivery, Sports Boulevard Foundation

Muhammad A. Alqahtani is known for his remarkable achievements in project management, arbitration, and driving transformative change. With a solid academic foundation — a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from KFUPM, a master's in Engineering Management from IAU, and an MBA from Liverpool John Moores University — Muhammad has supplemented his education with a Project Management qualification from George Washington University. He is recognized as a registered Professional Civil Engineer and Technical Expert, holding certifications as an Arbitrator, TapRoot Analyst, and Six Sigma Green Belt, alongside a certificate of management excellence from Harvard Business School.

Currently serving as Executive Vice President at Sports Boulevards Foundation (SBF), Muhammad spearheads the development and execution of projects exceeding SAR 5 billion, critical to realizing KSA's Vision 2030. With extensive experience at Qiddiya Investment Company and Saudi Aramco, he has further enriched his expertise through the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School, specializing in Managing Turbulence.

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Daniel McBrearty
Chief Development Officer, Soudah Development (SD)

Daniel McBrearty boasts a distinguished record in orchestrating real estate and hospitality development endeavors, adeptly steering strategy formulation and execution, fostering brand growth, and pioneering creative design initiatives. His expertise spans acquisitions, pioneering development methodologies, asset expansion, and portfolio oversight.

Throughout his professional journey, Daniel has occupied pivotal leadership roles within globally renowned entities such as Vail Resorts, Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Imagineering, , and others. Additionally, while at Under Canvas he worked with KSL Capital Partners and the Investment Committee to establish a new brand in addition to bolster quality standards, health and safety protocols, and environmental stewardship, while diligently preparing official reports.

Daniel earned his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, and further fortified his expertise with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge.

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Giles Pendleton
Chief Operating Officer, THE LINE

With 26 years’ experience and a background in design, project development and management roles, Giles Pendleton is leading the development of THE LINE, NEOM’s prestigious 170-kilometer linear and net-zero master-planned vertical city. Bringing a wealth of expertise from delivering large scale sustainable projects around the world, his efforts are aimed at ensuring THE LINE becomes a global best-practice example and byword for modern cities.

As an authority in property sustainability strategy and ESG (environmental, social and governance) reporting, Pendleton has experience in countries and regions that include Australia, the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe. He has specialized in delivering first-class solutions for large mixed-use master-planned precincts, districts and cities driven by smart, sustainable and human-centric visions.

Passionate about good architecture and new urbanism that has functionality at its core, he has been devoted to promoting sustainable and smart buildings in all of the organizations he has worked for. Throughout his career, he has developed over 1,000,000m2 of LEED and Green Star sustainably certified buildings and been an integral component of the success of projects across 25 countries, winning industry awards for developments in Australia, South Africa and Canada.

Formerly serving as the chairman and non-executive director of the Green Building Council of South Africa, Pendleton is an invited Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the world's most eminent body for property professionals. He is an accredited Project Director with the Australian Institute of Project Management and a Green Building Council Accredited Professional Assessor.

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Fadi Hatoum
CEO, UNIMAC (United Maintenance and Contracting Company)

Fadi Aristo Hatoum is a highly accomplished business executive and visionary leader, currently serving as the CEO and partner of UNIMAC, a company specializing in heavy civil contracting, of infrastructure and road. Born on May 4, 1977, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Fadi grew up in the Kingdom and gained a strong academic foundation. He successfully completed a bachelor's degree in business administration from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, followed by a master's degree in finance from London. He further pursued an MS in Information Systems and an MBA from Boston University.

Fadi has built an impressive career through his unwavering dedication and expertise in the industry for over 25 years. Armed with extensive knowledge and a passion for innovation, he embarked on a path of professional growth that would ultimately lead him to the helm of a greatly successful company in Saudi Arabia.

Under Fadi's leadership, UNIMAC has experienced exceptional growth and expanded its activities into new sectors and scopes, solidifying its position as an industry front-runner. His strategic thinking, combined with a relentless pursuit of growth and excellence, has fostered a culture of innovation within the organization, resulting in tailor-made solutions that consistently exceed client expectations.

With his noteworthy forward-thinking approach, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Fadi Aristo Hatoum continues to inspire and shape the future of UNIMAC, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.

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Chairman of the Advisory Board – Ed James
Head of Content & Research MEA, MEED / GlobalData

A well-known and respected thought leader in MENA affairs, Edward James has been with MEED for more than 19 years, working as a researcher, consultant and content director. Until September 2008 he was MEED’s Gulf Bureau Chief, after which he moved over to head up the consulting arm of the business. From 2015-2021 he was responsible for content and research at MEED Projects, the region’s leading projects tracking service. Today he heads up all content and research produced by the MEED group. His specific areas of expertise are construction, hydrocarbons, power and water, and the petrochemical market, and is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the MENA projects market. He is a regular guest commentator on Middle East issues for news channels such as the BBC, CNN and ABC News and is a regular speaker at events in the region. He has an honours degree in Arabic and Middle East Politics.

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Nasim Alahmad
Executive Manager, ARCHIRODON

Nasim Alahmad is the Executive Manager of ARCHIRODON in Saudi Arabia since March 2021 and has more than 35 years of diverse experience in business development, investment, construction and management of different portfolios across the Middle East region. Throughout his career, Nasim has held a succession of executive leadership, operational, and general management positions. His broad experience in project development and EPC execution ranges from smaller-scale projects to mega projects across multiple industries, including mix use, retail, healthcare, education, hospitality, and public facilities.

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Paul Pring
Executive Director, Infrastructure, Diriyah Company

Paul Pring is Executive Director, Infrastructure at the Diriyah Company, leading the organization’s infrastructure delivery team for its Phase One masterplan development.

Paul has 42 years’ experience managing major international business changes across transportation, power, civil engineering, and construction sectors and successfully delivering major strategic programmes to tight timescales. His work has led him to Africa, Australasia, Canada, East Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and the US.

Prior to joining Diriyah Company in 2020, Paul was Managing Director of Bittaford Consulting in the UK and Canada, where he led on change and innovation on multiple high profile infrastructure projects. Before that, Paul was Director of Infrastructure, Rail at Babcock International where he was responsible for delivering engineering and telecommunications electrification across railway lines in the UK, including the Southern Region New Trains Program, where construction was completed in 15 months on a live operating railway. He also held various roles over 15 years at Mott McDonald Group, spearheading business growth throughout a variety of sectors.

Paul holds a BSc in Quantity Surveying from Thames Polytechnic and an MA in Building Rehabilitation from the University of Greenwich. He is additionally a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, a Fellow of the Association for Project Management and was one of the first 500 individuals globally to be an accredited Chartered Project Professional.

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Ashraf Alameria
COO, El Seif Engineering Contracting
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Engr. Hussein Hamdy
Co-Founder & CEO IEO Group

Engr. Hussein Hamdy is an industry professional in Structural Engineering, an alumnus of the Ain Shams University (Cairo-Egypt), with a phenomenal journey of 18 years of experience focused on design management, project management, tenders and proposals management. He is commended for his significant contributions in an array of mega-projects including high-rise buildings and mixed-use developments, also affiliated with the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers and the Saudi Council of Engineers.

Engr. Hussein transitioned from the multinational consulting sector to construction. With his vast knowledge in business development, he plays a crucial role in achieving business success at the optimum level. His expertise has resulted in him cultivating excellent relationships with new prospects, existing clients, as well as local and international stakeholders. He steers the Group's business growth through his acute comprehension of real estate development projects, competitive analysis, market trends, fundraising initiatives, and his methodical approach in leading a full cycle projects' phase, whilst implementing and introducing the highest level of technical
knowledge.

His exceptional track record in Business Development Management, Proposal Management, and Project Support renders him an instrumental figure at BEC Arabia. He is recognized for his strategic revenue planning, risk management, and the cultivation of robust professional relationships. His proficiency fosters a positive impact on the organization's vision, business objectives, and overall operational success.

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Dale Chadwick
Chief Development Officer, King Salman Park Foundation

Dale Chadwick is the Chief Development Officer (CDO) of the King Salman Park Foundation (KSPF). Building on his extensive expertise in urban planning and project management, he is responsible for managing the masterplan and overseeing the project design and delivery of one of the largest urban parks in the world, King Salman Park.

Chadwick brings with him 25+ years of experience and an outstanding delivery track record in the construction and consulting industries. His successful career in managing large-scale construction projects across Asia includes some of the most iconic integrated resorts in the region. From conception through procurement to final handover and operation, he has delivered in excess of $17 billion of mixed-use resort and developments throughout his career.

Before joining KSPF, Chadwick was the Executive Project Officer at Macetpm where he successfully led teams in winning, managing, and delivering several high-profile projects in the Philippines. These include the largest and most advanced data center in the country, the PLDT Campus Headquarters Development in Makati, the SM-ASH Cebu arena and convention centre development, and the construction of the largest IKEA store at SM's Mall of Asia property. Chadwick also played a key role in The Estate residential and BDO’s banking headquarters towers, both being unique structures.

Prior to that, Chadwick served as Vice President Asia for Venetian Cotai Limited, managing the design and construction of several major integrated resorts in Macau and Singapore, including the Marina Bay Sands, Venetian Macau, Sands Cotai Central, The Parisian and the Four Seasons developments. Chadwick's expertise was also called upon for the design and construction documentation of two further Cotai Development parcels.

Previously, Chadwick oversaw the construction of two Disney-themed hotels in Hong Kong and was a Senior Project Manager for CMInternational overseeing the development of TVB’s Broadcasting Ltd television studio complex.

Chadwick began his career with Ove Arup and Partners HK, where he worked on major projects such as the KCRC West Rail and the Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminal Limited. Chadwick holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Exeter.

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Fahad Alhashem
Real Estate Managing Director, Ministry of Investment Saudi Arabia (MISA)
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Chris Seymour
Managing Director & Member of RICS Governing Council, Mace MEA

Christopher Seymour BSc FRICS Managing Director Middle East and Africa – Mace

Chris Seymour has more than 30 years’ experience in the industry and over 15 years based in the Middle East working in most of the major cities in the region.

Currently heading up the Mace business in ME & Africa, Chris is also the former managing director of the Mott MacDonald Middle East operation. Professionally he is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Governing Council and also an independent advisor on the Investment Committee of ENBD Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

Having spent many years in PFI and PPP procurement practising in both UK, Europe and Middle East, he also advises many clients on strategy, risk, commercial and technical advice for major programmes & investments.

A familiar face at conferences and industry events, Chris was awarded Construction Executive of the Year in 2020 by Construction Week magazine.

Prior to moving to the Middle East Chris worked for Arcadis and was a member of the strategic advisory board to the Group, advising on mergers and acquisitions, divestments, strategy changes and shareholder presentations.

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Khaled Alohali
Executive Chairman, MZ Engineering

Khaled Alohali is the Executive Chairman at MZ Engineering Consultancy Company, and he works with private sector companies and public sector organisations to provide Business & Industrial Engineering Consultancy Services, Advisory and Solutions.

Previously to this, he held senior positions at Saudi Arabian Mining Company – Ma’aden Holding from 2014 – March 2022, as Senior Vice President – Corporate Strategic Affairs, Vice President – Corporate Affairs and Vice President – Corporate Strategy, Planning and Development.

He has also worked in C-Level suite positions at Charles River Associates International – C.R.A.I, the National Industrial Clusters Development Program – NICDP, National Air Services – NAS Holdings, and the Saudi Arabian Economic Offset Program – EOP.

Since starting his working life, with a BS in Mechanical Engineering - Honors from the University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia (now KFUPM), he has been determined to make a distinctive added-value to every task he executes. At the same time, he is a productive and collaborative member of the society through work and in life.

Through the past 28 years, he has been involved with extraordinary leadership, advisory and analytical tasks including; leading two start-up companies, several organisational structuring, strategies planning and implementation (national and corporate), investments evaluation, dealing with multinational companies, local firms and government agencies, promoting Saudi Arabia with global investors, calculating the impact of the Kingdom’s hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon incentives, planning for industrial infrastructure development, assessing economic impact of future mega industrial projects, measuring national economic progress using metrics other than GDP, and articulating several cases-for-change aimed at adjusting some public policies or proposing new ones.

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Colin Foreman
Editor, MEED

Colin Foreman is Editor and a Specialist Construction Journalist for news and analysis on MEED.com and the MEED magazine. He has been reporting on the region since 2003, specialising in the construction sector and its impact on the broader economy. He has reported exclusively on a wide range of projects across the region including schemes such as Dubai Metro, the Burj Khalifa, Jeddah Airport, Doha Metro, Hamad International Airport, and Yas Island. Before joining MEED, Colin reported on the construction sector in the Middle East and Hong Kong. He has a bachelor’s degree from Newcastle University and a master’s degree from the University of Reading.

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Jennie Bishop
Head of Production, MEED
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Richard Kupisz
Executive Advisor – Knowledge and Capability Enhancement, National Center for Privatization & PPP (NCP)

Richard Kupisz is an Executive Advisor at the National Center for Privatization & PPP (NCP), where his responsibilities encompass development of the policy framework for Private Sector Participation, capacity building across the public sector, economic analysis and research. He has more than 30 years’ experience as an advisor to governments and private sector clients on infrastructure strategy, planning and transactions in a wide range of sectors, including energy, water, transport, tourism and telecoms. Richard has been based in the MENA region since 2004.

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Andy Tyson
Operational General Manager - Construction, Red Sea Global

Andy is Head of Construction at Red Sea Global (RSG), the developer behind The Red Sea and Amaala, two ambitious tourism projects set along the western coast of Saudi Arabia. These destinations will play key roles in the realization of Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s blueprint for economic diversification and sustainable development.

Since joining RSG in July 2018, he has been responsible for leading the Project and Construction Management team’s on-site delivery of The Red Sea.

Andrew has over 40 years of international experience in project and construction management, across hospitality, leisure, retail, infrastructure, commercial, and industrial developments, including several major building and infrastructure projects.

After initially working for main contractors in the UK, Andrew relocated to Hong Kong where he worked as a Project Manager for a large management contractor for eight years.

Since moving to the Middle East in 2004, he has held senior leadership roles for the project delivery of prestigious ventures, such as Ski Dubai and Etihad Rail Phase 1. He also led the 175-strong Construction Management team developing Atlantis The Palm.

He was previously the Vice President of Construction at MGM Hospitality. When he joined AECOM in 2011, he led a team of 500 project and construction management and supervision resources across the UAE and Oman.

Andrew holds a Bachelor's Degree in Building and Construction Management from the University of Reading, UK.

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Abdul-Rahman Al-Ghabban
President, Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company (SABCO) and Regional Manager, Bechtel Middle East

Abdul-Rahman Al Ghabban is a dynamic, highly engaging Senior Strategy and Business Development Professional with proven executive-level experience in developing and driving strategic planning, project development, team development, and business growth within the energy, infrastructure, and manufacturing markets, nationally and internationally.

Abdul-Rahman has worked for several government agencies, including the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority, among other private-sector companies.

In 2013, he joined Bechtel as the business development manager for Bechtel’s Power Global Business Unit. After two years, he was appointed deputy country manager for Saudi Arabia in 2015. In recognition of Abdul-Rahman’s strong in-country experience and effective leadership, Abdul-Rahman was promoted to Country Manager Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company in 2017 where he spearheaded the company’s growth and expansion in the region.

He moved to Houston, USA in January 2019 to support Bechtel’s Oil, Gas and Chemicals’ downstream and chemical business development. In early 2020, he moved on to be the Deputy Manager of Corporate Business Development. Abdul-Rahman became the Marketing and Business Development Manager for Bechtel’s Manufacturing & Technology in 2022.

Abdul-Rahman returned to the Kingdom in mid-2013 as Vice President of Bechtel’s KSA Infrastructure. In this role, he led the company’s regional business strategy, stakeholder and customer engagement, talent management, and project operations for the company’s Public Infrastructure business line.
Most recently, Abdul-Rahman was appointed president of Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company and regional manager for the Middle East Region. In this role, he will support the Bechtel’s business development and project execution in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

Abdul-Rahman is a registered professional engineer, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Executive Education Emerging Leaders from London Business School, and an Executive Masters in Energy Management from BI Norwegian School of Business Management.

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Dr. Mohammed Al-Surf
Founder & President, Sustainability Professionals of Saudi Arabia (SPSA)

Mohammed S. Al Surf, holder of PhD. in Sustainable and Green Construction. Founder & President of the Sustainability Professionals in Saudi Arabia Network (SPSA) reaching 5000 members. First Saudi to become a USGBC® Faculty, an ISSP® Sustainability Associate and a TRUE® Advisor. LEED® Accredited Professional in BD+C, ENV SP credential and a Green Classroom Professional. Author of the books titled “Sustainable Housing in Saudi Arabia: Opportunities & Challenges” and “10 Steps to Become a Sustainability Professional”. Member of several local and international professional entities such as the U.S. Green Building Council, the Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE), the Pacific Rim Real-Estate Society (PRRES), Asian Real-Estate Society (AsRES) and Project Management Institute (PMI). Dedicated to applying a systematic approach to Green Construction and Sustainable methods applied on projects in Saudi Arabia to induce quality of life while preserving the depleting supply of natural resources.

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Richard Compton
SVP Area Director, Saudi Arabia Parsons Limited
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Plan Your Visit

Saudi Giga Projects is an exciting event that brings together industry leaders, innovators, and investors to explore the latest trends, technologies, and opportunities in the Saudi Arabian construction and infrastructure sector. To make the most of your visit, we recommend following these simple steps:

  1. Choose Your Dates: Saudi Giga Projects is a multi-day event that takes place at the Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, Saudi Arabia.To know more details regarding each day, please visit the below websites: Day 1: 13 May – Saudi Giga Projects  Day 2: 14 May – MENA Construction Summit
  2. Register Online: Once you have selected the date you plan to attend, purchase your pass on the respective event website. This will give you access to the event schedule, exhibitor list, and other important information.
  3. Book Your Travel: Make travel arrangements to attend the event. If you are traveling from outside the city or country, you may need to book flights, hotels, and transportation.
  4. Saudi Visa: You may require a visa to visit Saudi Arabia. The process is incredibly easy, typically taking 5-30mins. Our event team have got multiple entry visas via the online application system. E-visas have to be obtained prior to departure at httos://www.visitsaudi.com/en/travel-regulations
  5. Plan Your Schedule: Review the event schedule and identify the sessions and speakers that are most relevant to your interests. Make a plan for which sessions you want to attend and when.
  6. Follow our social media handles: Follow our social media handles to stay up-to-date on the latest event information, schedule changes, and announcements.
  7. Network: Take advantage of the networking opportunities at the event. Connect with other attendees, exhibitors, and speakers to exchange ideas, learn about new technologies, and build relationships.
  8. Follow Up: After the event, follow up with the people you met and the exhibitors you spoke with. This will help you stay connected and potentially lead to new business opportunities or collaborations.

Attending Saudi Giga Projects is an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest trends and technologies in the construction and infrastructure sector in Saudi Arabia. By following these simple steps, you can make the most of your visit and have a productive and enjoyable experience.

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Giga Projects

Qiddiya

Qiddiya aims at diversifying the country’s economy by transforming into one of the largest entertainment, sports and cultural destinations in the world. Along with a variety of real estate options, the city will feature family-friendly theme parks, world-class sports arenas along with prestigious art and sports academies.

ROSHN

ROSHN is committed to advancing Saudi Arabia’s goal of achieving 70 per cent home ownership by 2030. Among its standout developments are SEDRA in northern Riyadh and the ALAROUS project in northern Jeddah. These vibrant communities are designed to enhance the quality of life for all residents by blending modern living with the rich heritage of the kingdom’s cities.

Red Sea Global

Gracing the west coast of Saudi Arabia, the project spans over 28,000 sq. km. and is one of the the world’s most luxurious tourism offerings. The site is expected to be home to over 90 pristine islands that will include stunning beaches, dormant volcanoes and sweeping desert dunes, all waiting to be explored. By 2030, the project is expected to offer 8,000 rooms across 50 hotels and 1,000 residential properties.

Diriyah

Diriyah holds great significance in modern Saudi Arabia, both historically and culturally. With over 300 years of rich heritage experience, the project promises a unique blend of cultural immersion, world-class residential living and educational opportunities.

AMAALA

The first phase of AMAALA’s development involves the construction of Triple Bay, a vibrant and progressive destination for recreation, wellness and celebration of the region’s rich cultural heritage. By 2027, AMAALA will have expanded to include 3,000 hotel rooms across 25 hotels and offer 943 luxury residential villas, high-end retail and dining establishments, a yacht club and wellness and recreational facilities.

AlUla

The Royal Commission for AlUla is committed to adopting a sustainable and responsible approach for the UNESCO world heritage site’s urban, economic and heritage development. The site will feature an archaeological, cultural and tourist complex along with an open-air living museum showcasing the kingdom’s vast history.

NEOM

Launched in 2017, NEOM is positioned to transform Saudi Arabia into a futuristic city, powered by renewable energy. A hub for technology, innovation and tourism, NEOM is a new model for sustainable living and encapsulates the kingdom’s and the region’s future vision.

King Salman Park

Launched in March 2019 with an estimated value of more than $17bn, King Salman Park is a green urban space and cultural destination in the heart of Riyadh. Described as the world’s largest urban park, the project will offer a wide variety of cultural, arts, entertainment, sports, recreational, commercial and residential facilities, aligning with the vision of Saudi Vision 2030 to create a vibrant and healthy society.

New Murabba

The New Murabba project is expected to redefine the face of Riyadh, establishing a new city district over an area of 19 square kilometres. Launched in 2023, the estimated $25bn-plus giga project will feature residential units, hotels, retail space, leisure assets and community facilities. Its centrepiece will be the Mukaab, a cube structure housing an entire tower and residential area within it. At 400m x 400m x 400m, the Mukaab will be one of the world’s largest buildings and certainly one of its most innovative.

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