Fady Jameel

President, International, Community Jameel Founder and Chairman, Art Jameel

Fady Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel is a noted philanthropist and President, International, of Community Jameel, a social enterprise organisation formally established in 2003 to continue the Jameel family's tradition of supporting the community.

Fady is also the Deputy President and Vice Chairman International Operations of Abdul Latif Jameel, an international, family-owned and diversified business, founded in 1945, by his grandfather, the late Abdul Latif Jameel. 

Community Jameel works towards social and economic sustainability across the Middle East and beyond through a wide range of initiatives in the fields of job creation, arts and culture, global development, education, and health and society.

As President, International, Mr Jameel has led an expansion of the organisation’s global programmes. Community Jameel’s flagship job creation programme, Bab Rizq Jameel, has helped hundreds of thousands of men and women in work in North Africa, and Community Jameel’s deep and longstanding relationship with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has in recent years seen the establishment of the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS); the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL); and the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic).  

Mr. Jameel is the Chairman and Founder of Art Jameel. His passion and appreciation for art has led him to create a number of successful art initiatives and partnerships, including with the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Art Jameel recently announced the development of two major art centers, the Hayy: Creative Hub, in Saudi Arabia and the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai, UAE.  These centres will serve as a platform to support and foster contemporary art and creative entrepreneurship across the region and worldwide.

Mr. Jameel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. He speaks English, Arabic, and Japanese.