Ali Alwazir serves as Manager, Public Relations at the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council. In this role, he specializes in promoting trade and investment between the United States and the Kingdom through media and communications services while assisting member companies in reaching targeted U.S. and Saudi audiences. Ali works in close coordination with the Member Services, Business Advisory and Economics teams to develop, translate and disseminate press material, industry reports, market overviews, and other Council publications.
Ali has built an expansive network of media contacts across both the Saudi and American media landscape, including in major publications and trade press, and utilizes these platforms to communicate the Council’s events, publications, and trade missions. In following the latest news and media trends, he identifies opportunities for the Council and its members to demonstrate thought-leadership through timely and strategically placed editorial placements.
Prior to joining the Council, Ali worked as a PR executive at Ogilvy & Mather and Adalid PR in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where he handled day to day communication strategies for multi-national and local Saudi companies, government institutions and NGOs.