Abdulrahman Al Samari

Local Content and Government Procurement Authority (LCGPA)- Chairman

Abdulrahman is the managing director of LCGPA. He is an executive who brings a longstanding experience of strategy consulting for public and private sectors coupled with industrial experience in oil & gas sector during his previous jobs. He has an extensive experience in business strategy, supply chain development, operational & capital budgeting, workforce planning, and performance measurements.

He started his successful journey at Saudi Aramco working on several assignments related to upstream business strategy, oil operations, capital projects, and systems integration. As a Business Strategy Manager at Accenture, Abdulrahman has worked with numerous energy clients (IOCs and NOCs) on local content development, supply and demand analysis, and integrated strategic & business planning focusing on oil, gas, and petrochemical sectors across Middle East and UK.

In 2016, Abdulrahman decided to join the forces in executing Vision 2030 and became a civil servant in Saudi Government. He has been an advisor at the Ministry of Economy Planning, and now is part of the founding team of LCGPA leading the establishment phase of the authority.

Abdulrahman holds a bachelor degree in Information Systems and a Master degree in Business Administration.