T A N W E E L

Our Team

Faisal Bin Saud Bin Abdullah Al Faisal

Faisal Bin Saud Bin Abdullah Al Faisal

Founder and general manager

Faisal is a social entrepreneur, businessman, and a former Saudi Aramco employee, who holds a number of professional positions.

His academic background includes qualifications in strategy and innovation from Oxford University, philanthropy and social investment from CASS Business School, anthropology & development from LSE, and economics from King Saud University.

Firas Ragheb Aljarrah

Firas Ragheb Aljarrah

deputy director

Firas is a coach and consultant in “social entrepreneurship”. He worked for five years in consulting and investment banking and he is passionate about and has been and working on “human empowerment” for more than 10 years. He has established a number of projects so far and works on youth empowerment as well as raises the awareness about social entrepreneurship among different segments of the society. Also, on a daily basis he helps social entrepreneurs in their projects and ideas and support them to make a practical progress.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in financial & Economics from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals – Dhahran, and holds a master’s degree in Social Entrepreneurship from the Hult International Business School in San Francisco, USA.

Thor Windham-Wright

Thor Windham-Wright

Advisor

Thor enjoys fostering multicultural communication to bridge gaps between sectors, organizations, cultures, and communities. His background, in both the profit and non-profit sectors, includes social entrepreneurship, communication and public relations, stakeholder engagement, international development and environmental resource management.
Benefiting from experience in both the profit and non-profit sectors in Europe, East Asia, Africa and the Middle East, he is interested in exploring innovative ways to achieve sustainable positive social impact.

Nooreddin Alwattar

Nooreddin Alwattar

Projects Support Lead

Noor works on supporting, following-up and evaluating the ongoing projects at Tanweel. He has many experiences in the field of social entrepreneurship and has worked in several non-profit organizations and contributed to the establishment of a few social projects. He is passionate about project evaluation and social impact assessment. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from King Saud University.