His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal served as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States of America from September 13, 2005 until February 2, 2007. Prince Turki was appointed an Advisor in the Royal Court in 1973. From 1977 to 2001, he served as the Director General of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID), the Kingdom’s main foreign intelligence service. In 2002, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz appointed him Ambassador of to the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. His Royal Highness is one of the founders of the King Faisal Foundation and is the chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies in Riyadh. He is also co-chair of the C100 Group, which has been affiliated with the World Economic Forum since 2003.
Turki Al-Faisal Al-Saud
Chairman, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia
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