Munthir Al-Ansari

Munthir Al-Ansari

Director General for Tourism Information and Research centre(MAS) at Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities

Location
Saudi Arabia
Industry
Leisure, Travel & Tourism

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Munthir Al-Ansari's Overview

Current
  • Director General in Charge for Tourism Information and Research Centre(MAS) at Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
  • Member at Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marketing Committee
  • Member of Statistical Committee at UNWTO World Tourism Organization
Past
  • Consultant at Added Value consulting
  • Consultant;Marketing and PR at Capital Market Authoroty
  • Board Member&GM at Riwaq NET
  • Ass. Marketing Manager at Transworld Publicity Company
Education
  • Maastricht School of Management
  • George Washington University
  • Inistute of Public Administration IPA
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Munthir Al-Ansari's Summary

Al-Ansari began his career in the private sector, and after 10 years joined the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities. In his current role he manages the Tourism Information and Statistics Department which is responsible for all types of research and the subsequent creation of Key Performance Indicators for the Kingdom's Tourism Development Strategy.
Al Ansari is a Certified Knowledge Manager, candidate for a Doctorate of Business Administration from Maastecht Management School in Holland. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management from the Institute of Public Administration (IPA), and a BHS in Economy from Imam Mohammed University in Riyadh.
Al Ansari is a member of the Investment Committee at the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and is a member of the Panel of Tourism Experts for the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
Also, he is a member of European Society of Market Research ESOMAR.

Specialties

Market Research
Strategic Management
Performance Measurement and KPI's.
National Development Strategy
Tourism Development

Munthir Al-Ansari's Experience

Director General in Charge for Tourism Information and Research Centre(MAS)

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Government Administration industry

March 2013Present (1 year 7 months) Riyadh, Saudi arabia

Utilities industry

April 2014Present (6 months) Riyad, Saudi Arabia

Member of Statistical Committee

UNWTO World Tourism Organization

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

June 2013Present (1 year 4 months)

Representative of Saudi Arabia

Independent Consultant

UNWTO World Tourism Organization

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months) Madrid Area, Spain

Certified Consultant and Trainer in Tourism by the Unatid Nation World Tourism Organaisation UNWTO

Head of Information and Statistics

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Government Administration industry

June 2002Present (12 years 4 months) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Vice Chairman of the Market Research Committee

Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Utilities industry

February 2011Present (3 years 8 months) Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Member of Investment Committee

Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Utilities industry

May 2010Present (4 years 5 months)

Opinion Leaders' Panel Member

Economist Intelligence Unit

January 2010Present (4 years 9 months)

Member, Panel of Tourism Experts

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

December 2009Present (4 years 10 months)

Member of Panel of Tourism Experts

Consultant

Added Value consulting

20082010 (2 years)

Consultant;Marketing and PR

Capital Market Authoroty

Government Agency; 201-500 employees; Capital Markets industry

20052005 (less than a year)

Board Member&GM

Riwaq NET

20012003 (2 years)

Ass. Marketing Manager

Transworld Publicity Company

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

July 1998June 2001 (3 years)

Using my experience in market research and business sector, within GCC countries for more than 15 years. I had managed all types of MR projects from Quantitative to Qualitative studies, tracking studies, consumer behavior and consumer satisfactions, Media tracking and other ongoing surveys.

Munthir Al-Ansari's Organizations

  • Europian socity of Market Research ESOMAR

    Member
    • September 2012 to Present

Munthir Al-Ansari's Projects

Munthir Al-Ansari's Skills & Expertise

  1. Market Research
  2. Business Strategy
  3. Business Planning
  4. Tourism
  5. Research
  6. Strategic Planning
  7. Knowledge Management
  8. Management Consulting
  9. Marketing Management
  10. Strategy
  11. Management
  12. Leadership
  13. Marketing Communications
  14. Entrepreneurship
  15. Team Management
  16. E-commerce
  17. Public Relations
  18. Team Building
  19. Project Management
  20. Policy
  21. Business Development
  22. Qualitative Research
  23. Training
  24. Program Management
  25. Strategic Thinking
  26. Event Management
  27. Marketing
  28. Negotiation
  29. Social Media
  30. Change Management
  31. Project Planning
  32. Analysis
  33. New Business Development
  34. Budgets
  35. Business Analysis
  36. Competitive Analysis
  37. Social Networking
  38. Operations Management
  39. Marketing Strategy
  40. Team Leadership
  41. Contract Negotiation
  42. Organizational Development
  43. Business Intelligence
  44. Fundraising
  45. Teamwork
  46. Social Media Marketing
  47. CRM
  48. Marketing Research
  49. Online Marketing
  50. Coaching

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Munthir Al-Ansari's Education

Maastricht School of Management

DBA, Business Administrations

20082012

George Washington University

Certificate, Startegic Business Planning

20112011

Inistute of Public Administration IPA

PGD, Marketing Managment

19961998

Activities and Societies: Member of Charter Institute of Marketing (UK) 2008 Member of Saudi Economic Society since 1996. Member of Saudi Computer Society since 2001. International Center for Research and Study in Tourism 2005.

Munthir Al-Ansari's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Market Research Startegic Planning Monetring and Evaluation Business Consultation

Groups and Associations:

Member of Europian Consulting Network 2012 Member of International Association of Tourism Economy Member of Charter Institute of Marketing (UK) 2008 Member of Saudi Economic Society since 1996. Member of Saudi Computer Society since 2001. International Center for Research and Study in Tourism 2005.

Honors and Awards:

Project Monitoring and Control from International Airlines Travel Association (IATA), Geneva November 2007.
Tourism Statistics UNWTO Muscat 2007.
Certified Knowledge Manager, Kuwait 2007.
Business Intelligence from IRR Dubai 2006.
Managing Information Centers from ARADO. Cairo 2006.
Monitoring and Evaluation Module from AUC. Cairo 2005.
Using Data Analysis for Decision Making from IRR, Dubai 2005 .
Marketing Research for Decision Making from IRR, Dubai 2004.
Workshop on E-marketing ,November 2000
Corporate Identity, Dubai
Tourism Satellite Account by WTO ,Beirut 2004.
Computer Training at School activity center, Riyadh.1987

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