Raeda Al Sarayreh
MENA Regional Director of Corporate Affairs, CH2M
Raeda is a public policy, government affairs and strategic communications professional with over 20 years of experience working with high-level government officials, members of royal families, multinationals, and NGOs. She has extensive experience and track record in public policy with a focus on policy reform and stakeholder engagement and outreach as well as reputation and crisis management. Raeda started her career as a diplomate in Washington DC at the Embassy of Jordan before serving as the Press Officer for HM Queen Rania of Jordan for six years, during which she was responsible for the launch, and execution, of several large-scale initiatives and grass root level programs aimed at empowering youth and women and the technology sector. Currently, she serves as the Regional Director of Corporate Affairs at CH2M in MENA. Before that, she worked across multiple industries and sectors including advanced technologies and capital investments (ATIC/Mubadala), economic reform (Jordan Prime Ministry and WEF Dead Sea), health (Cancer Foundation), and the human rights sector. Raeda holds a M.Sc. in Engineering Management from the Catholic University of America, and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Jordan and has completed a one-year executive leadership program with the Haas School of Business, University of California - Berkeley. She is also a certified Executive Coach and a member of the steering committee for the 30% Club GCC, a multi-sector volunteer effort aimed at increase women in C-Suite positions and on boards, and foster a work culture where diversity and inclusion are inclusive of business growth and strategies. Raeda was awarded The Independence Medal by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in 2002 for outstanding service to the country.