Think tank

Al-Aghar Group is a non-profit organization, whose founders allocated their shares and returns by means of a shariah Waqf endowment, to support policy makers in transforming the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia into a knowledge-based society, and positioning it among the leading countries economically, socially, and culturally.

Contact details

Address: Jeddah 23414-8775 King Abdulaziz road.
Contact email: info AT

Areas of focus

Where they work:
Middle east – GCC
Operating languages:
English, Arabic

Organisational details

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Founded by:
Founder(s): Prince Faissal bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Saud – Chairman of the Steering Committee. HE Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al Madani. HE Dr. Abdullah Ahmed Zainal. HE Dr. Saoud Saeed Al-Mahtami. Dr.Mohammed Salem Al-Sabban
Founder gender: All male
Current leader(s): Eng. Reda Islam – Executive Partner
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
Staff size (2017):

Per cent of research staff that is female: 10%
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Organisational performance

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Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation

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