Sample of Tomouh's Honorary Members
Tomouh's Honorary Members are global leaders who enable Tomouh to reach its vision. We are proud to have them as members in Tomouh and are humbled by their continued support. (The biographies below are ranked by last name and gender)

 

  • Dr. Thoraya Obaid

    Fromer Under-Secretary General, United Nations.

     

    Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, currently a member of the Saudi Shura council and formerly Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. She led UNFPA from 2001 to 2010 and is the recipient of the 2015 United Nations Population Award recognizing her dedication to the fields of population and health with specific reference to people’s cultures and beliefs. She is the second Saudi woman to receive the King Abdulaziz Medal of the First Degree in recognition of her international contribution in 2013. She has a doctorate degree in English Literature and Cultural Anthropology from Wayne State University in Michigan. and a B.A. in English Literature and Sociology from Mills College in California.

  • Lord Davies of Abersoch

    Chairman, Corsair Capital.

     

    Lord Davies of Abersoch is Chairman of Corsair. Lord Davies was U.K. Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business, and Infrastructure in 2009-2010. Prior to this appointment, he was Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC since 2006. He joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC in 1997 and was Group Chief Executive from 2001 until 2006. He has a wide range of interests, including being Chairman of the Royal Academy of Arts Trustees. He was awarded a CBE for his services to the financial sector and the community in Hong Kong in 2002 where he served as a member of the HK Exchange fund for seven years. Lord Davies is also a JP in Hong Kong.

  • Abdallah S. Jum’ah

    Former President & CEO, Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco).

     

    From 2007-2009 Mr. Jum’ah served as Vice Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the King Fahd University (KFUPM). Mr. Jum’ah was also formerly on the Halliburton Company Board, JPMorgan Chase International Council, Schlumberger Business Consulting Advisory Board and the Reliance International Advisory Board. He is a board member of Zamil Industries Company, the Economic Cities Authority, Hassana Investment Company, the Saudi Arabian Airlines and a former member of the Supreme Economic Council’s Advisory Committee. In 2009 Mr. Jum’ah was appointed Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Investment Bank. Jum’ah was appointed the Co-Chairman of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council in March 2015.

  • Dr. Lama Alsulaiman

    Vice Chair and Board Member, Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

     

    Dr. Lama was the first woman in KSA to be elected as a board member in the chamber of commerce in 2005. She was re-elected deputy chairwoman of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry in 2009, becoming the first female to hold such a post in Saudi. She has her PhD in nutrition from King's College of London. She is the Head of the Saudi delegation in ILO, representing the private sector. She is also a board member at Rolaco Holdings, Foras Investment in KSA and Club Med in France. In 2011, she was awarded the title of fifth most powerful female among the most 100 powerful women in the Arab world by Arabian businesses.

  • H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Al-Thani

    Chairperson, Qatar Museums.

     

    H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa is transforming the State of Qatar into a leading center of culture and education for its region and the world. H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa is the Chairperson for Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), a philanthropic non-governmental organization aiming to improve the quality of primary and secondary education in Asia. She is also the chairperson of the Doha Film Institute, empowering people though film and new media, through educational workshop and grassroots festivals. H.E. is also the Chairperson of Qatar Leadership Center, Vice Chairperson of Al Shaqab, a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Qatar Foundation and an Honorary President of Doha Golf Club.

  • Fadi Ghandour

    Founder & Vice Chairman, Aramex.

     

    Fadi Ghandour is the Founder and Vice Chairman of Aramex, one of the leading global logistics and transportation companies. He is currently Executive Chairman of Wamda Capital, a new Venture Capital fund focusing on technology investments in the Arab World. Fadi is also the Managing Partner of MENA Venture Investments, a seed capital investment company investing in early stage tech companies. He is a Member of the Board of Abraaj Capital and Endeavor Global, Member of the Advisory Council of the MIT Media Lab and Member of the Board of Trustees at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

  • Robert Luskin

    Partner at Paul Hastings, Professor of Law at Georgetown.

     

    Robert Luskin is one of the best-known and most highly-regarded lawyers in Washington, DC. First in government service and later in private practice, he has played a leading role in virtually every high profile US criminal case over the last three decades. Mr. Luskin has represented senior advisors to both Republican and Democratic Presidents, cabinet secretaries, federal judges, and congressmen, as well as leading multi-national corporations. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he was a doctoral candidate in English Literature at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. Mr. Luskin teaches Global Anti-Corruption at Georgetown University as a Professor of Law, and was formerly a Lecturer in Law at the University of Virginia.

  • Richard Muir

    Former Ambassador of the United Kingdom, To Oman and Kuwait.

     

    After joining the Foreign Office, Mr. Muir was posted to Jeddah in 1967 as Commercial Secretary for Saudi Arabia. He then went on to Tunis before returning to the North Africa desk in the Foreign Office and then the Middle East desk in the Washington Embassy. After dealing with OPEC in the Department of Energy he opened the British Embassy office in Riyadh in 1981, leaving there in 1985 to head the Foreign Office Information Department. He then became a member of the Foreign Office Board of Management and Chief Inspector of the Diplomatic Service before being appointed as Ambassador to Oman and then Kuwait until his retirement 2002. He is currently Director of Altajir Trust, Vice President of the Anglo-Omani Society, and Chairman of the Sir William Luce Memorial Fund.

  • Dr. Musallam Bin Ali Bin Musallam

    Principal, SKAB Group.

     

    Dr. Musallam holds a PhD in International Relations from Georgetown University. He received his B.A. from West Liberty Sate College, M. A. from Georgetown University and Fellowship from Oxford University. He is the Principal of SKAB Group and the Chairman of AYAN Holding Co. He served as a Former Vice Chairman of the Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East in Harvard, Boston, and has scientific and professional memberships in a number of associations. Dr. Musallam is the Board Member of the Arab Thought Foundation. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations (Later became U.S./Middle East Project), New York. He is also the Author of “The Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait”.

  • Sir William Patey

    Previous Ambassador of the United Kingdom, In Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Iraq.

     

    Sir William is one of the world’s leading experts on the Middle East after frontline diplomatic action in especially challenging postings. After rising through the diplomatic ranks with postings in Abu Dhabi, Libya and Australia, he was UK Ambassador in Sudan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and finally Afghanistan. He has played a leading personal role in some of the most challenging diplomatic events of our times. Sir William advises businesses working in the Middle East, in particular the oil and gas sector, financial services and defense. He is Government and International Affairs Adviser at Control Risks and a Director at WCP Consultants and a non-executive director of HSBC Middle East and HBME.

  • Saleh Ali Al-Turki

    President and Chairman, Nesma Holding Company.

     

    Mr. Al-Turki is Chairman of Jeddah Holding Company and Saudi Foras Investment Company, as well as Director of the Board for Arab Poultry Breeders Company (Ommat), Umm Al-Qura Development Company, ReAya Holding, and Al-Bilad Newspaper & Publishing. He also sits on the Coutts Middle East Advisory Board. Mr. Al-Turki is Chairman of Tarahom Society for the Care of Prisoners, and previously held trusted positions such as Chairman of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Council of Saudi Chambers, and the Al-Birr Society, as well as Vice Chair of the Neighbourhood Centers Society. He is a previous member of the Consultative Council (Makkah) and chaired its social development committee.