Dr. Omar Jefri (Chair)
Senior Advisor to the Director General, Saudi Arabian Airlines
Omar has a wide breadth of experience in the worlds of both aviation and academia. With nearly 40 years combined expertise, he counts strategic transformation, corporate management and regulations, IT, training and development, marketing planning, and shared services management among his leadership skills.
Omar’s Board experience includes serving terms on SITA’s Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and the Governance Committee. He is also a Board Director for the Saudi Ground Services Company. Additional Director tenures have been on the NAS Board, and the Board of Yemeni Airlines.
In his academic career he has served as both Assistant Professor and a member of faculty.
Omar earned a PhD in Marketing from the University of Alabama, to accompany his MBA and BA degrees from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.