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Said Salim Said Al-Shanfari

Said Salim Said Al-Shanfari
Associate Professor in Business Administration

Said Salim Al-Shanfari has held several executive positions in a number of local and international companies where he managed and developed various services at the individual and the corporate levels. He has also worked on developing the tourism sector in Oman through establishing strategies & bringing regional & international conferences and exhibitions. He is currently the CEO of Oman Convention and Exhibition Center "the world`s new destination for events". 

Before joining Oman Convention & Exhibition Center in 2018, he was the General Manager of Marketing Communication and Performance at the Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) from 2016 to 2018. Mr. Al Shanfari also, served 8 successful years in the Omani Qatari Telecommunication Company (Ooredoo). During this period, he has held various management positions including; Director of Business Marketing (2013-2016), Department Head of Business Development (2011-2013) and Team Leader of Products & Services (2008-2011). He also worked at Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (DU) as the Product Manager. In Addition, he was part of the international startup team that prepared the company to launch in 2006. From (2005 - 2006) he worked at Oman Mobile as Product Developer and worked at the Information and Telecommunication Research Center at Sultan Qaboos University as Executive Officer from (2003 - 2005).

Mr. Al Shanfari holds an MBA from Hull University in the UK since 2007 and a bachelor's degree in Computer Management Information System and International Business from Southern Illinois University USA in 2002. He is also Associate Certified Coach by International Coaching Federation since 2019 and at the same year he become certified on LEGO SERIOUS PLAY method. He was selected from among 100 Omani Leadership personnel in the National Chief Executive Officer Program which he completed in 2017. He was also selected as one of the top 100 influencer CEO’s in Oman by Oman Economic Review Magazine 2019.

Mr. Said conducted many different workshops focused in self-awareness, corporate values, organizational culture, effective communication and life coaching. He also attended many specialized courses throughout his career, for example, Human Resources Skills Management at the London Business School in the UK in 2014, The IMD Management Leadership Certificate in Switzerland in 2015 and CTI's self-training courses in the UAE in 2018.