r. Ahmed bin Fahad Al-Fuhaid has been the governor of the Technical and Vocational Training Corp. (TVTC) since December 2015.
Before joining the TVTC, he served as the deputy minister for international labor affairs at the Ministry of Labor and Social Development for over three years between 2012 and 2015.
Al-Fuhaid also served as the deputy director general of the Saudi Credit and Saving Bank (SCSB), and as the director general for construction and maintenance at the TVTC.
He is a member of several committees including the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Moreover, he serves as the chairman of the finance committee and chairman of the organizing committee of the Saudi Technical Conference and Exhibition.
Al-Fuhaid holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from King Saud University in Riyadh, and a master’s degree in the same field from Western Michigan University, US.
Al-Fuhaid also obtained a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Old Dominion University in Virginia, US. He also attended Negotiation and Conflict Management in Organizations course at the Oxford Management Centre in London and Negotiation Dynamic course at INSEAD business school.
On Tuesday, Al-Fuhaid received Swiss Ambassador Andreas Schaller at his office in Riyadh.
They reviewed bilateral ties and discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the field of technical and vocational training.