Khaled Al Ohali
Engr. Khaled Alohali joined Ma’aden in 2014. In the 22 years prior to joining Ma’aden, Engr. Alohali held multiple technical and leadership positions in both the public and private sectors, focusing on industrial investment and developmental projects. He worked at the Project Management Office of the Saudi Arabian Economic Offset Program as well as consulted for the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, thereafter becoming Vice President of the National Industrial Clusters Development Program. Engr. Alohali was also Head of the Saudi-Japanese Industrial Cooperation Taskforce, representing the Saudi Government, before taking on the position of Vice President of Charles River Associates International (CRAI) and its Managing Director in Saudi Arabia.
Engr. Alohali initially joined Ma’aden as Vice President for Strategy and Development, responsible for restructuring the Ma’aden Strategy 2025 working with Ma’aden executives, businesses and board of directors. He was subsequently appointed to be the first Vice President for Corporate Affairs and member of Ma’aden Management Committee. He also holds a Board of Managers position in several Ma’aden Affiliates. Engr. Alohali was then promoted to Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs. In addition, as directed by a Council of Ministers’ resolution, he was appointed as Member of Board of Directors in the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON).
During his career, Engr. Alohali has been engaged with leadership and advisory activities including: leading two startup companies, several organizational structuring, strategies planning and implementation (national and corporate), investments valuation, dealings with multination companies, local firms and Government agencies, promoting the Kingdom with global investors, calculating the Kingdom’s hydrocarbon and non‐hydrocarbon incentives, planning for industrial infrastructure development, assessing economic impact of mega industrial projects, measuring national economic progress using matrices other than GDP, and articulating several cases‐for‐change aimed at adjusting some public policies or proposing new ones.
Engr. Alohali holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering ‐ Honors from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.