Hassan Jameel

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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.

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