Faris Al-Obaid


Leadership has always been Faris's key quality, which he came to realize with over 5 years of International experience, having worked in some of the most prestigious institutions such as the British Parliament and the White House. Born in Paris, France, He pursued his education with a Bachelor of Arts, from the American University of Paris in International Communications, with an emphasis on integrated marketing communications. He also minored in International Business Administration and Political Communications, graduating with honors: Magna Cum Laude. He, subsequently, pursued a Master of Arts from the American University of Paris in Global Communications graduated: Cum Laude. After residing in Paris for more than 13 years of his life, his language proficiency in the Arabic, French, and English language continues to excel. Faris is a highly motivated and focused individual who thrives autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. He has the ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully. In addition to the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. A dedicated professional with the drive to succeed, be it as an individual or as part of a team. He has a proven track record of optimizing efficiency of daily operations, managing growth and driving new business deals.

Consultant to The State of Kuwait

YOUNG KHALEEJI ACHIEVER: http://www.khaleejesque.com/2011/12/lifestyle/young-khaleeji-achiever-faris-al-obaid/

Specialties Government liaison, branding and identity, Change Management, analyzing and summarizing key information, planning and executing complex strategies across cultures, analyzing and adapting cross-cultural and cross functional ways of working, understanding the 'big picture' as a strong strategic thinker, networking and building strong relationships.

Fluent in : English, French and Arabic.

  • Work
    • Advisor to His Excellency The Secretary-General
  • Education
    • Master of Arts in Global Communications - Paris