Khaled Albaz

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Khaked holds MSc. of Chemical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals. He has more than 30 years industrial experience in Saudi Arabia. His experience is widely diversified in different fields of knowledge and with multidisciplinary teams. 

Before he joined SCH, he served in Military Industries Corporation / Ministry of Defense and Aviation, where he was assigned several tasks in different fields of the industry,

Lord Carmine Villani

Executive Board Member

Carmine is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his master's degree in Professional Accounting and Bachelor in Business Administration with Highest Honors. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and Public Notary for the American Society of Notaries.

Dr Murat Sonmez

Director General of International Business Development, Regional Director for Turkey & Central Asia

Dr Sonmez holds a Ph.D. Degree form University of Pittsburgh (USA), and a M.Sc degree from Syracuse University (USA), both in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Sonmez invented a novel approach to EEG Inverse mapping, and received the “Best Ph.D. Research” award. 

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HRH Prince Faisall bin Turki bin Faisal Alsaud

Chairman of the Board

​HRH Prince Faisal is a prominent member of the HOUSE OF SAUD. He is a businessman, Investor and a Philanthropist. He holds a Bachelor of arts (BA) in Communication and Public Relations from King Saud University, Riyadh- Saudi Arabia.

​Sheikh Ali Mohamed Alamri

​Co-Founder, General Counsel & Compliance Officer (CCO)

Studied MSc of Shariah and Law at King Khalid University. He is an Attorney and legal consultant, with about 20 years of professional experience in Dispute Resolution (DR) and Intellectual Property

Franz Swanepoel

CEO of SC&AE Investment

Franz Swanepoel: An African Specialist with over 25 years building and managing businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Franz has extensive experience, knowledge, networks and passion for Africa and her people. He speaks several African languages, in addition to English and French. He holds an Executive MBA (University of Cape Town) and a MSc Banking and Finance (Kingston, London).

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Yichen Mao ​

Senior Executive Adviser, Regional Director for Asia and Pacific

Yichen received her undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; and attended the Executive Programme as a post graduate at the Harvard Business School.

Bishop Agey Simon Apana

​Senior Executive Adviser, Regional Director for Africa

He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology and Doctorate in Theology/Religious Studies (2001) from Christ Universal Spiritual School of Practical Christianity, College of Bishops, Calabar Nigeria

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