Lama Al Sulaiman is Vice Chair and Board Member of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She has her PhD in health and nutrition from King’s College of London.
She was the first woman in Saudi Arabia to be elected as a board member in the chamber of commerce in 2005, and was re-elected deputy chairwoman of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry in December 2009, becoming the first female to hold such a post in Saudi history.
In 2011, she was awarded the title of fifth most powerful female in the Arab world, in a list compiled by Arabian businesses, and she was a board member of Club Med in France.
She heads the Saudi delegation at ILO, where she represents the private sector.
She is also a board member and business developer at Rolaco Holdings, and a board member of Foras Investment in Saudi Arabia, and a member of Coutts Advisory Board.
She is a board member of the Khadijah Bint Khuwailed Lobbying center for women, and a member of the Ministry of Labor Advisory Board on women issues, and board member of Prince Majed organization for society development.
She is a Fellow of the third class of the Middle East Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is a member of the King’s college philanthropic board. She is also an expert at UN women.