Akram Hassan


  • Over 25 years of expertise in program/project management, business transformation, real-state development and infrastructure improvement.
  • Built, trained and managed many of PMO, PMT, and SWAT teams
  • Holds PhD in engineering and MBA in E-companies.
  • Has OPM3, PMP, PMI-RMP, CIArbA and CMC. Certified in Agile, LEED, BIM and PPP model (World Bank Version 3.0 2017)
  • SME in reviewing 12 PMI standards (Portfolio Project Management, Risk Management, OPM3, Organizational Project Management, Project Management Competency Development, PMBOK guide Six & Seven Edition and Construction Extension of PMBOK guide, BWS guide, Schedule Management guide, Earned Value management guide, Break down structure guide).
  • Designed MOMRA PMU administration and financial processes and built its team to control 8000 projects worth SR60 Bn. Anticipated in creating MOMRA initiatives business cases, projects prioritization and budget optimization with McKinsey Team.
  • Risk management consultant for ARAMCO; conducted risk management facilitation/awareness workshops.
  • Developed and operated Semi-Government Company. Used Agile/Lean approach and BIM, UIM, OSSA and EPM tools to ensure that business objectives are met efficiently and effectively. Developed and managed market and business development strategies and financial feasibility to ensure that the external profile of Semi-Government is enhanced. Engaged 34 developers in biding and proposal process of 5 PPP projects worth SR10 Bn. Quantified Semi-Government risk appetite. Conducted the assessment, evaluation and auditing of the organizations PM maturity involving the risk management. Solved the problems and helped in maximizing the profits to SR1 Bn.
  • Led 500 Municipal projects worth over SR11 Bn. and utilized the best project performance tools (KPIs, Dashboard, e-Reports) and information (PMIS) to ensure that progress is maintained in line with planned milestones and outcomes. Eliminated the troubled projects risks by successful recovery plans.
  • Managed MOI security projects worth SR3.75 Bn. Set challenging goal to deliver at least 4 troubled projects per month. Held 200 team members accountable for delivering high quality work and achieving the goal. Built, trained and managed RM, PMT and QHSSE, teams