Brief profile: H.E. Eng. Ahmad bin Sulaiman AlRajhi, is the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In 2018, he was appointed the Minister of Labor and Social Development. In 2020, a royal order was issued to merge the Ministry of Civil Service with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development to become the Ministry of Human Recourses and Social Development.
Eng. AlRajhi is the Chairman of the Board of a number of public entities including; the Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF), the Social Development Bank, the General Authority of Awqaf, the Charity Orphans Care Foundation (Ekhaa), the National Committee for the Care of Prisoners and their Families, and Ex-convicts (Tarahum), the Family Affairs Council, the Princess Seetah Bin Abdulaziz Award for Excellence in Social Work, the Authority for the Care of People with Disabilities, the National Center for Social Studies, the Institute of Public Administration, Takamol Holding, Future Work Company, the National Center for Non-Profit Sector and the Occupational Health and Safety Council.
Eng. AlRajhi is in charge of the legal and administrative legislations of the Saudi labor market, and the legislations necessary for the growth of the non-profit sector. He has a vast administrative and institutional experience acquired from his role as founder, chairman and member of many major companies and local and international factories, as well as his experience in philanthropy through leading many charitable organizations. He was also previously the chairman of the Federation of Saudi Chambers, the chairman of Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry, vice-chairman of the Federation of GCC Chambers, and a member of many governmental bodies and entities.
AlRajhi has an exceptional vision supported by extensive experience in the governmental, commercial and charity fields that helped develop the Saudi labor market and the non-profit sectors.
AlRajhi holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals.