Dr. Salim Al Malik
Dr. Al Malik is the advisor and General Supervisor of International Affairs and Minister Advisor for Health Affairs at the Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia (MOE), previously the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). Prior to joining the Ministry of Higher Education, he was the Head of the Knowledge Based Industries sector at the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA). During his term at SAGIA, he led the development of SAGIA’s Knowledge Based Industry Strategy and acquired number of several investments to the country. Dr. Al Malik worked for 9 years as Deputy Executive Director (Medical Director), Medical Services for the Central Region at the National Guard Health Affairs. He spearheaded several innovations in healthcare approaches and strategies for resource utilization and cost containment. He is a well known expert in healthcare management and strategic planning.