Industry: Culture and society
Country: Saudi Arabia
Abdullah Al Jumah is a Saudi traveller, author, lecturer in law at King Saud University in Riyadh and legal counsel at the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in Saudi Arabia. He had studied at Bournemouth Business School in the UK before going on to pursue higher studies at Harvard Law School. Al Jumah is most famous for his book — Tales of a Saudi in Europe — a chronicle of his travels across Europe inspired by his Twitter followers, who followed his journey with him online. The book is a collection of 11 stories and anecdotes from nine different European countries. Madarek Publishing House accepted to publish the book in Arabic in 2013. His other books are Greats Without Schools and Orphans who Changed the Course of History.