Eng. Hamad Al-Katheri assumed the position of Vice President of Enterprise Risk and Information Security at Zain KSA in September 2019. Al-Katheri took part in the development of a risk management process that is subject to regular reviews and continuous improvements. He oversees the development of a robust enterprise risk management strategy, business continuity, and data security management. Owing to his experience of over 15 years, Al-Katheri is skillful in linking business objectives to technologically enabling factors to fulfill strategic enterprise goals.
Al-Katheri held several leadership positions in cyber-security at a number of leading private and public sector entities, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Information Center.
Al-Katheri holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and earned an Executive Education degree from Carnegie Mellon University in the US, in addition to an Executive Education degree from INSEAD Business School.