Hassan Jameel Biography
Hassan Jameel is Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Saudi Arabia, of Abdul Latif Jameel (ALJ), an international diversified family-owned business founded in Saudi Arabia in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel.
Hassan Jameel heads the domestic operations of Abdul Latif Jameel in Saudi Arabia, and is responsible for operations such as automotive, land and real estate, and machinery.
Hassan Jameel has spearheaded Abdul Latif Jameel’s expansion into the mobility sector, forging strategic partnerships with key players including electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian and US green mobility initiative CoMotion. He is a Member of the Board of Directors at Rivian and an advisor to CoMotion. He also participated in ALJ’s investment in US electric air taxi start-up Joby Aviation.
Hassan Jameel is also Vice Chairman of Community Jameel, an international organisation tackling some of the world’s most urgent issues and challenges by using a pioneering approach grounded in evidence, science, data and technology. Community Jameel employs a new approach to creating impact, by driving new scientific and technological breakthroughs and innovations in the fields of education, health and climate.
Hassan Jameel was heavily involved in Community Jameel’s road safety initiative, which aimed to promote safe driving through education and awareness campaigns in Saudi Arabia. Hassan is also involved in a number of humanitarian initiatives.
Prior to taking up his current role, Hassan Jameel worked at Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. Hassan sits on the UTokyo Global Advisory Board of the University of Tokyo and the MIT School of Engineering Dean's Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Family Business Council – Gulf, which supports the growth and development of family businesses in the region.
Hassan Jameel holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Economics from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, and earned an MBA from the London Business School. He is ﬂuent in English, Arabic, and Japanese.
News & Updates
Hassan Jameel speaks to Wired Magazine’s Matt Smith about Abdul Latif Jameel’s agile, data-based approach to its investment strategy and business processes, as it continues its global diversification into new sectors such as mobility through partnerships with some of the world’s leading players.read more
This month, the Abdul Latif Jameel High Institute for Training and Continuous Learning celebrates its 40th anniversary. Established in 1980, the Institute has gained a reputation for its investment in human capital development at Abdul Latif Jameel.read more
Bab Rizq Jameel has concluded the Startup Investment Forum and StartSmart Conference, which ran over three days, from 5 to 7 March 2020, with the participation of more than 2000 competitors at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).read more
Jameel Investment Management Company (JIMCO), the investment arm of Abdul Latif Jameel, has announced its participation in a Series C round of funding for California-based start-up Joby Aviation, which raised an additional $590 million in capital.read more