H.E. Dr. Rumaih Al Rumaih

H.E. Dr Rumaih Al Rumaih
Public Transport Authority

Dr Rumaih bin Mohammed Al Rumaih has been chairman of the Public Transport Authority (PTA) since October 2016 and the Saudi Railway Organization president since December 2015.

Al-Rumaih was CEO of the Saudi Railways Company (SAR) from May 2010 to October 2015, and has been chairman of the Saudi Railway Polytechnic since 2015.  Previously, he served as deputy CEO of the SAR from July 2008 to April 2010, and vice-president of Al-Khaleej for Education and Development from January 2002 to February 2007.

He gained a Ph.D in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Colorado in 1995, and an MBA in finance from the University of Leicester in 2007.

The PTA oversees land, railway and maritime transport in Saudi Arabia, facilitating local and international investment consistent with economic and social development strategies in the Kingdom and Saudi Vision 2030.