Hassan Jameel Biography
Hassan Jameel is President of Community Jameel and Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Saudi Arabia of Abdul Latif Jameel, an international, family-owned and diversiﬁed business, founded in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel in Saudi Arabia.
Mr. 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 is also President of Community Jameel Saudi Arabia, which is dedicated to social and economic sustainability in the Middle East and beyond, through a wide range of initiatives, including job creation, poverty alleviation, and food and water security. Community Jameel also partners with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on a number of programs to address global challenges.
Mr. Jameel is heavily involved in Community Jameel’s road safety initiative, which aims 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. Mr. Jameel also sits on the UTokyo Global Advisory Board of the University of Tokyo and is a member of the Family Business Council – Gulf, which supports the growth and development of family businesses in the region.
Mr. 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
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
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