HOPE Global Forums Advisory Board Member Since: August 2017
Amr Banaja heads SEDCO Holding Group’s marketing, corporate communications and CSR programs. His remit includes the Riyali Financial Literacy Program that seeks to reach 2 million young Saudis by 2020.
Mr. Banaja joined SEDCO Holding in 2011, transferring over from SEDCO Development where he was the VP of Marketing. He also sits on the board of TARFEEH.
Prior to his experience with SEDCO companies, Mr. Banaja partnered with New York-based real estate service provider Seventh Art Group to launch its Dubai office, and also successfully led a number of projects.
He has had a diverse career across sectors including real estate, financial services and consumer goods, with earlier GCC-wide experience including positions at SAMA Dubai, the National Commercial Bank (Investor Services Division), Unilever, and Gillette.
Mr. Banaja is a BA graduate from Boston College in the USA, where he majored in Economics with a minor in Mathematics.