Iyad Abdulrahman Al-Garawi
Secretary General of SABIC Board
Eng. Iyad Abdulrahman Al-Garawi holds a master’s degree in Industrial Management from the University of Sheffield, UK, and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri in Columbia, the US.
He has attended various training programs in the technical, business, financial and leadership fields, one of the latest of which is the Strategic Financial Analysis Program of Harvard Business School.
He is currently the General Manager of Board Affairs, Corporate Governance and Investor Relations at SABIC. He is also a member of various boards and committees.
Before he was appointed Secretary-General of SABIC Board, Al-Garawi led SABIC’s Engineering Thermoplastic Polymers business in the Middle East and Africa, including polycarbonate, ABS, POM, PMMA and compounds lines.
He has also served as the Managing Director of SABIC South Africa ltd, which involved leading the sales activities, investment opportunities in the region and governmental affairs.
Before joining SABIC, Al-Garawi was leading the Operations Unit of one of the Gas-Oil Separation plants of Saudi Aramco.