Curriculum Vitae of the Vice ;Rector for Academic Affairs


Dr. Ali H. A. Al Tawati


Vice Rector of Academic Affairs

University of Business & Technology.


Vice Rector of Academic Affairs                    
University of Business and Technology
P.O.Box  110200    Jeddah, 21361   Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966122159293


Career History:
  • Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs (2016 +)
  • Director of MBA Program (2015-2016)
  • Associate Dean of Higher Studies and Research & Director of MBA Program (2007-2008)
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at CBA (September 2006-September 2007)
  • Head of Finance Department and Lecturer at CBA (2004-2006)


Professional & short profile :

Dr. Ali sustains a vast interdisciplinary academic, military and civilian background and is a prominent public figure in Saudi media.

He is known as an Op-ed writer in Okaz Daily Newspaper and also as an economic, political and military analyst. His work throughout all regions of Saudi Arabia helped in establishing a strong, knowledge-based background, in which thoughts were formed of regional and rural diversity, along with the need for rural development.

In the academic realm, Dr. Ali is an accomplished Assistant Professor in Economics & Finance in the Finance Department of CBA. He bears the following academic qualifications:

  • PhD in Social Science - Economics (Regional Economics and Finance), Syracuse University, N.Y. USA (1990)
  • Dissertation: Analysis of the Saudi Agricultural Policy from a Regional and Rural Perspective.
  • Master's Degree (1) in Economics, Syracuse University, N.Y. USA. (1982)
  • Thesis: Saudi Arabia's Role in Controlling OPEC Petroleum Prices
  • Master's Degree (2) in Military Science, Saudi Staff and Command College (1995
  • Thesis: Tension Spots in the Middle East