Under the Patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou

Delphi Economic Forum IX

April 10-13, 2024

Abdullah Al Saud

Abdullah Al Saud

Abdullah Al Saud

Assistant Director General for Policy Planning

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdullah K. Al-Saud is the Assistant Director General of Policy Planning
Head of the Special Taskforce for Afghanistan at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He worked previously as an Associate Professor of security studies at the Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS), in Riyadh, and an Associate Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization (ICSR), King’s College London. He was also the Director of Research at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (KFCRIS) in Riyadh, where he also headed the Security Studies Research Unit, between 2018 and 2020. In addition to having contributed several book chapters, Dr. Abdullah’s academic work was published in a number of leading peer-reviewed journals in the field, such as Terrorism and Political Violence and Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, and his articles and analyses were featured in both English and Arabic magazines and newspapers. Dr. Abdullah holds a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London, an MA in International Peace and Security from King’s College London, and a BA in Law from King Saud University.

Saturday 13

  • 09.50 - 10.50

    The Gaza War and the Future of the Middle East Security Architecture


    location_onArtemis Hall | European Cultural Centre of Delphi