Turki Bin Matooq Al-Thonayan

Chief Executive Officer, The National Security Services Company (SAFE)


Turki Matooq Al-Thonayan is the CEO of the National Security Services Co. or SAFE, which is owned by the Public Investment Fund. With SAFE, Al-Thonayan is working to uplift the security services industry, maximize integration among security elements, support national security initiatives, offer best-in-class security solutions and combine world-class technology with the expertise of well-trained and distinguished security personnel.

Al-Thonayan has more than 25 years of extensive security experience, starting in 1996 with Saudi Aramco, where he eventually became manager of its northern area industrial security operations in 2018. He later worked at BATIC, overseeing investment and logistics, held the position of CEO at AMNCO, and was appointed to the board of directors of AMNCO Facilities Management. He then ventured to Saudi Aramco where he climbed the executive ladder, starting as a system analyst for the computer security administration. He then dedicated over 16 years to the company to reach the position of offshore security operations superintendent.

Because of his proven leadership, The National Security Services Company (SAFE) was granted a PIF award by the PIF Partners Forum Awards, as one of the most influential companies in jobs creation for 2021 and was awarded the 1ST Security award by CEO Middle East as security CEO of the year of 2022.

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