Eng. Majed Rafed Al-Argoubi



Career History

The engineer Majed R. Al-Argoubi is one of Saudi Arabia's leading executive leaders with over 23 years of experience in the public and private sectors in a number of areas, most notably executive management, capital project management, infrastructure and logistics projects and public-private partnerships. The engineer Majed R. Al-Argoubi's expertise also extended to many vital sectors in the Kingdom, most notably the energy, transport, logistics and construction sectors.


The engineer Majed R. Al-Argoubi held a number of leadership positions during his career, where the most prominent positions he held were:​

  • General director, Jeddah Islamic Port  2019 - 2022
  • Deputy Minister of Roads Sector, Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services 2016-2018
  • Managing Director, Saudi Binladen Group 2013-2016
  • Chief engineer, Saudi Aramco 2002-2012
  • Project engineer, Dallah Albaraka 1998-2001
  • Project engineer, Samref 1998

Al-Argoubi contributed to many achievements and projects during his career, including:
  • Improving the operational efficiency of Jeddah Islamic Port from 53rd  to 8th in the world rankings of performance index
  • Supervision of container terminal allocation contracts at Jeddah Islamic Port, which aims to increase capacity to 13 million containers per year, with investments exceeding 9 billion SAR.
  • Contribution to the establishment of the National Road Safety Centre.
  • Supervising the launch of the Bridges and Concrete Installations Management Program in the Ministry of Transport and Logistics according to international standards and building associated databases.
  • King Abdullah Sports City Project (The Shining Jewel) in Jeddah.
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Project "KAUST".
  • Construction of the railway link between Ras al-Khair and Jubail.
  • Projects for the construction of gas oil separation plants in Haradh district

The engineer Majed also represented several executive boards and committees, including:

  • Member of Privatization Contract Development Committee at General Authority for ports 2021-2022
  • Member of Logistics Committee for the Jeddah Chamber 2021-2022
  • Chairman of the Advisory Board of Jeddah Islamic Port 2020-2022
  • Chairman of the steering committee for container terminal in Jeddah Islamic Port 2020-2022
  • Representative of the Ministry of Transport and Logistics to the Standing Committee on Economic and Trade Cooperation of the Cooperation Organization 2017-2018
  • UNDP Supervisor, Ministry of Transport and Logistics 2017-2018


The engineer Majed R. Al-Argoubi holds a master's degree in business administration from the Arab Academy of Science and Technology with honors, and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals with honors.​

 Last modified 13 Feb 2023
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