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Dr. Najat Benchiba-Savenius is Chief of Staff to CCO at TONOMUS, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEOM, an innovative company which has evolved from its technology and digital sector to lead the creation of the world’s first cognitive community. Following Vision2030, it is borne out the of the vision of HRH, Mohammed Bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Najat has been an outsourced Chief Operating Officer and Board Member for Family Offices and Institutions, most recently a Saudi Royal Family Office where she oversees the management of numerous companies and businesses across jurisdictions, anchored in the GCC and Saudi Principals reporting on company matters, asset management and investments.

Najat is a University of Oxford graduate with distinction for her thesis research as well as a published PhD. Najat is a public speaker in both business and academic spheres across the world where she covers topics from oil diversification, Arab women in finance, entrepreneurship and general social and economic issues pertaining to the GCC region.



Day 2 - 28 Feb, 2024

11:45 AM - 12:10 PM / GMT

Implementing Diverse and inclusive Principles



Day 2 - 28 Feb, 2024

1:05 PM - 1:45 PM / GMT

Shaping the Future: Women at the Forefront of Leadership and Innovation

Dr. Najat Benchiba-Savenius, Chief of Staff - TONOMUS.NEOM

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