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Waleed Alghosoon is the Sr. Manager for International Trade within SABIC Legal Affairs in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Waleed started his career at Tawniya, the leading insurance company in Saudi Arabia. He also spent three years working for an international law firm in Riyadh.

Since joining SABIC in 2012, Waleed’s portfolio has included international trade, commercial law and compliance. After joining SABIC, Waleed has spent extended periods on secondment to the law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Washington, DC.

Waleed earned his LLB from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia and his LLM in international trade from Stirling University in the United Kingdom.

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Yousef is a UK qualified lawyer with more than 10 years’ experience in the GCC.  This includes having supported Kuwait Alshaya’s Group of Companies in opening and operating many GCC and Western franchises throughout the MENA Region and beyond and currently acting as PepsiCo’s head of Legal for their Snack operations in the GCC and Levant.