Arabian & African Hospitality
Investment Conference

20-22 September 2021 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Amr AlMadani

Chief Executive Officer
Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU)


Amr AlMadani has served as CEO of the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) since 2017.

He is an accomplished and dynamic executive with a proven track record of ambidextrous management; creating, building and operating start-up organisations, managing teams in dynamic business environments and growing high performing and successful organisations to scale.

His experience spans a range of sectors and markets, including the development of museums and science centres, as well as entertainment and tourism. Prior to his role with the Royal Commission for AlUla, AlMadani cofounded TalentS, a KSA based creative learning start-up in the fields of science, technology, engineering and innovation. He was also the founding CEO of the General Entertainment Authority in Saudi Arabia.

Originally trained as an engineer, AlMadani is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Program for Leadership Development and recently completed the Advanced Management Development Program through the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is an Eisenhower Fellow and serves as the President of the Saudi Arabian Hot Air Ballooning Federation (SAHAB Federation).

See Amr AlMadani speak in the following sessions:

11:00 – 11:30
Experiential Luxury – The Future of Tourism?