Eng. Al-Hariri is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Industrial Development Center. He joined the National Industrial Development Center (previously known as Industrial Cluster) in 2015 as a VP for Pharma and Biotech.
With more than 27 years of experience, Eng. Al-Hariri has a successful track record in business development for both government and private sectors. He has deep experienced across all aspects of business development, from concept to JV set-ups, contractual negotiations and funding arrangements, to major project management, strategic planning and organization structuring. Additionally, he was responsible for setting up the first active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) GMP complex in the region in 2014.
Eng. Nizar Al-Hariri holds a Master from the University of Cambridge, Engineering Department in Design, Manufacture & Management, as well as a BSc in Chemical Engineering from King Saud University.