Mr. Hamdan has over 26 years international experience in R&D, product design, automation, manufacturing, business turn around and development. Over the last 12 years Mr. Hamdan's area of focus has been in mining and metals. Mr. Hamdan is currently the Senior Director at the National Industrial Cluster Development Program. In addition to developing the cluster strategy, Mr. Hamdan is responsible for growing the metals industrial base in Saudi Arabia through expanding current manufacturing operations and development of new manufacturing operations. Prior to his current post, Mr. Hamdan oversaw for electric motors and power generators product development and global operations at RBC Corporation in the USA. Mr. Hamdan has also headed R&D and New Product Development of semi-conductor high speed test systems globally for Robotic Vision Systems, Inc. in the USA and led Engineering and Machine Design at DLS Engineering & Automation, corporation in the USA.