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Monday, 11 November 2019

Advisory Board Members

The Advisory Board of Dhahran Ahliyya Schools is a group of dedicated volunteer members of the Eastern Province community. The Advisory Board works at a strategic level to provide advice, support and stability for the continuous operation and development of the school. Their combined talents are focused on developing and monitoring the long and short range strategic plans of the school. It works closely with the founders of the school Mr. Khalid Alturki and Dr. Sally Alturki to ensure that  

“Each year we will be better than we were the year before.”

khalidKhalid Ali Alturki

Mr. Khalid Ali Alturki is the Founder and Chairman of Khalid Ali Alturki & Sons (Alturki) which is a leading family owned investment and development company that was established in Saudi Arabia in 1975. Its subsidiaries and joint venture companies are involved in contracting, trading, manufacturing and consulting focused specifically on the construction & infrastructure, building materials, real-estate, oil field services & renewable energy, environmental, Information and Telecommunication Technologies and general industrial sectors primarily in Saudi Arabia and neighboring Arab countries. Mr. Alturki also invests globally through his offices in the UK andIndia.

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abdulazizAbdulaziz A. Alnaim, CFA

Abdulaziz is President of Mayar Capital Management and Manager of Mayar Fund, a hedge fund that invests in global equity markets. For the seven years prior to starting Mayar, Abdulaziz served as Chairman, CEO and Fund Manager at Yareem Ltd., an investment company which he managed using a disciplined value investing approach. He was also Chairman of Yareem Arabia, a multi-unit restaurant company based in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. 



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Kathy Khayatt

Kathy Khayatt is an accomplished educator and worked in schools since 1989 and is now K-12 principal at Advanced Learning Schools in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. She serves as a team leader on CIS accreditation visits and also as a team leader and consultant for the IB Middle Years Programme. Kathy provides independentconsultation work for schools in the region in the areas of curriculum development, differentiation, and assessment.




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naderNader  AL Douhan

Mr. Nader Douhan Al Douhan is the Manager of Home Ownership Community Development Department in Saudi Aramco. His responsibility includes overseeing the development of Saudi Aramco’s mega home ownership programs from inception to completion. Mr. Al Douhans’s role extends to managing the operation, maintenance, and projects of Saudi Aramco’s 141 built schools, including Dhahran Ahliyya Schools. 






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RAMIRami Alturki

Rami Khalid Alturki is the President of Khalid Ali Alturki & sons (Alturki) which is a leading family owned investment and development company that has been operating in Saudi Arabia since 1975. Its subsidiaries and joint venture companies are focused specifically on the construction & infrastructure, building materials, real-estate, oil field services & renewable energy, information and communication technologies and general industrial sectors primarily in Saudi Arabia and neighboring Arab countries. In his capacity as President, he also holds directorship and chairmanship positions in the group’s various joint ventures and subsidiaries.

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AbdulrahmanAbdulrahman AlMesned





abdulalla2Abdulla Mohammed AI Zamil

Abdulla M. AI Zamil is a member of the Board of Directors of Zamil Industrial Investment Company (Zamil Industrial). He was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zamil Industrial in October 2009. He acted as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Zamil Industrial since January 2004. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Zamil Air Conditioners and Zamillndustrial's Shared Services. He began his professional career in 1987 with Zamil Air Conditioners as an Industrial Engineer and subsequently Vice President, Sales & Marketing and Purchasing & Materials Management. 

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abdullaAbdullah A. Ghabbani

Abdullah A. Ghabbani is the Director of the Local Workforce Development Department in Saudi Aramco. His responsibilities include the development of specialized vocational training academies to support the Saudi Arabia major energy sector companies needs of qualified Saudi nationals. Currently his organization overseeing a total of 11 specialized academies, with a total capacity of more than 10,000 students covering the market needs for construction, downstream, quality, drilling and other majors. In addition, Abdullah’s organization is the Champion of Saudi Aramco Saudization KPIs for service and construction contractors.


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majedMajid F. Al-Ghaslan

Majid F. Al-Ghaslan is a recognized technology and thought leader within Saudi Aramco and Saudi Arabia. Majid has extensive experience leading high-visibility, mission-critical areas for notable organizations within the Technology, Oil & Gas, and Higher Education industries. He was a founding member of the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) and served as interim CIO responsible for the development, support, and operation of innovative technology solutions and services that advance learning and discovery at KAUST.


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nabeelDr.Nabeel M. Al-Amudi

Nabeel Mohamed Al-Amudi is the President of the Saudi Port Authority having been appointed by Royal Order on January 31, 2015 to the rank of 'Excellency'. As President of Saudi Port Authority, Nabeel overseas the management and regulation of nine ports across the Kingdom. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of United Arab Shipping Company – the 12th largest container shipping liner in the world and the Chairman of Tabadul – a government owned company tasked with digitizing the import and export processes in the Kingdom.

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 Lamis Abdo

Lamis Abdo , CEO of Lamis Abdo Designs, is an artist and unconventional  jewelry designer, dedicated to discovery, adventure and exploration into the world of mediums and colors. She developed a unique Line which she incorporates into her artwork and exclusive jewelry to channel the inspiration of words and its in depth understanding. Her twenty-year journey amassed an experience in ceramics, glass fusing, digital design, and gemstones.Lamis is also a researcher, a bilingual biographer, and an avid volunteer in her community.




RanaAlTurkiRana AlTurki

Mrs. Rana AlTurki is the Facility Manager in Rawabi Holding since March 2018. She first joined the Rawabi Holding Group in 2009 as General Manager of Gymboree Play and Learn franchise for GCC and Jordan.
Mrs. AlTurki has a lengthy experience in the retail industry. She was the owner and creator of Casa Blu Café in Bahrain between 2000 and 2010 and the owner of La Premier, an exclusive women's dress designers and makers fashion line, between 2006 and 2012.
Mrs. AlTurki holds a BA in International Relations and Education from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. She was the first Female to sit on the International Schools Group Board of Trustees from 2008 until 2016. She is a member of different charities and organizations in Saudi Arabia and abroad.