Abdulmohsen Almajnouni

Advisor to the President | Member, Core Development Team


Abdulmohsen Almajnouni is currently Advisor to His Excellency the President of KACST.  He was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Research Products Development Company (RPDC), a Taqnia Subsidiary, which is owned by Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (PIF).  Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of the Strategic Initiatives and as well the Managing Director of Energy and downstream chemicals industry, Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA).

He has more than 28 years of experience in gas processing and treating, refining and petrochemicals, utilities, and exploration and production.  Abdulmohsen was previously the Refining and Petrochemical Leader for General Electric in Saudi Arabia, promoting GE’s products and services in the region. He had prior experience as the Global Process Domain Director at SABIC’s Manufacturing Center of Excellence and consulted on process engineering for SABIC’s sites. He began his career at Saudi Aramco in 1994, before moving to other industrial experiences.  His experience includes sales and marketing, business development, and strategy execution.

Abdulmohsen earned a BS from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and a Master of Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, both in chemical engineering. He had been the chair of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Saudi Arabia Section (SAS-AIChE) and a member of AIChE’s International Committee as well as Fellow Member.