Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

14-16 April 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Dr. Muhammad A. Al-Jared

Chief Executive Officer
Maad International

Dr. Mohammad Al-Jared is seasoned Saudi senior executive with over 30 years’ experience in academia, government and private enterprise roles.

He has spearheaded some of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent property innovations in recent years, including Jeddah’s The Headquarters Business Park, a structure that generates its own power; and which uses excess energy to heat and cool its water supply. He contributed to the development of the Makkah Municipality’s building codes and by-laws, as well as participated in the holy city’s committees for HSE and structural plans among others.

Dr. Al-Jared spent over a decade educating generations of young Saudis at King Abdulaziz University, culminating in his chairmanship of the Department of Architecture until 2003. He then led the real estate activities of among the Kingdom’s largest private conglomerates, supervising design and construction of major developments valued at several billion riyals, including shopping centers like the Red Sea Mall, mixed-use, hotel and business towers and other assets across millions of square meters in seven cities. His experience includes master planning, having contributed to a number of residential communities and signature projects such as Madinah’s Knowledge Economic City, as well as his earlier work in Makkah.

Dr. Al Jared is a ex member of the United States Green Building Council; and is committed to ensuring projects in his care adhere to global environmental principles. Dr. Al-Jared holds a Master and Doctorate degrees from the University of Michigan.