4. ( New entry)Professor Choon Fong Shih Founding President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Widely recognised global leader in academic and corporate scientific research, Singapore-born Professor Shih’s position is helping to redefine opportunities for women in the kingdom.(Bloomberg Images)
Just about everything Badr Jafar touches turns to golD, formed just seven years ago, his crescent enterprises is raking in over a billion dollars in revenues and is highly profitable. But the young Emirati insists profits are just part of the plan.