Industry: Banking and finance
Company: Landmark SAL
A regular fixture on our list, Suad Al Humaidi is often considered an ambassador for businesswomen across the region.
The Kuwaiti national is president of the Suad Al Humaidi Group of Companies. She is also a member of the board of management for Saradar (Audi Bank) in Lebanon, owns stakes in several banks across Kuwait including the National Bank of Kuwait and also owns a hotel and residential tower in Beirut.
Arabian Business has estimated her personal wealth at around $3bn.