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H.E. Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah
Board Member
  • Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah is the Director General of Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA). He heads multiple committees, including the Permanent Committee for Streamlining Business Environment & Enhancing Competitiveness in Kuwait (PCK) established by the Council of Ministers, the trade & investment sub-group of the Kuwait-UK Joint Steering Group, and the economic & commercial coordination working group in the Kuwait-US Strategic Dialogue.
  • Previously he held the post of the Chief of Kuwait Foreign Investment Bureau (KFIB) at the Kuwait Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MOCI). In addition to various posts at General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers (CoM). He sat on multiple boards including the National Offset Company (NOC), as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and the Central Bank of Kuwait, as a member of the Board of Directors. He also headed multiple specialized committees, including the Committee for Amending Capital Markets Law, the Committee for Drafting the Insolvency & Creditor Rights Law and Economic Inducement Committee established by the Council of Ministers.
  • Dr. Meshaal obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Public Administration at Kuwait University (KU), College of Social Sciences. He then obtained a master’s degree in Strategic Management at Maastricht Business School (KMBS), and a PhD in HR & Marketing Management at the University of Portsmouth, School of Business in the UK.