Hassan Jameel

Hassan Jameel

President, Saudi Arabia

Hassan Jameel is President, Saudi Arabia of Community Jameel, the global philanthropy formally established in 2003 to continue the Jameel family's tradition of supporting the community.

Community Jameel is committed to creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, and youth, and works across six major fields of development: livelihoods, the arts, education, health, climate, and evidence.

In his role as President, Saudi Arabia, Hassan is closely involved in Bab Rizq Jameel. This award-winning livelihoods programme has helped hundreds of thousands of men and women in Saudi Arabia to work. Hassan is also involved in Community Jameel's collaborations with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), including a number of labs addressing some of humanity's greatest challenges: the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), whose co-founders Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee, along with longtime J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer, won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics; the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS); the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL); and the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic). Hassan is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council in the School of Engineering at MIT.

Hassan leads Community Jameel's refugee education programmes, including Transforming Refugee Education towards Excellence (TREE) a collaboration between Save the Children and the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab, tackling the psychosocial challenges encountered by teachers and students in Jordan.

Hassan is Deputy President and Vice Chairman of Abdul Latif Jameel, where he heads domestic operations, including automotive, land and real estate, and machinery. He is a member of the board of Abdul Latif Jameel.

Hassan holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Economics from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, and gained an MBA from the London Business School.

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