President, Saudi Arabia
Hassan Jameel is President of Community Jameel Saudi Arabia, a social enterprise organisation formally established in 2003 to continue the Jameel family’s tradition of supporting the community.
Community Jameel is dedicated to social and economic sustainability in the Middle East and beyond through a wide range of initiatives, including job creation, arts and culture, global development, education, and health and society. This notably includes Bab Rizq Jameel, an award winning international job creation initiative, and several leading initiatives established in partnership with MIT, such as the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL), which recently launched a major refugee education initiative in the Middle East, the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic), which seeks to revolutionize the prevention, detection and treatment of disease and the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) which takes an evidence-based scientific approach to reducing poverty across the globe.
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 including programs with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Hassan Jameel is also Deputy President and Vice Chairman of Abdul Latif Jameel, where he heads domestic operations, including automotive, land and real estate, and machinery. Hassan Jameel is a member of the board of Abdul Latif Jameel.
Mr. Jameel holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Economics from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, and gained an MBA from the London Business School.