Dr. Hafez Al-Medlej
Head of Marketing Committee, AFC
Dr. Al-Medlej holds a Masters in Business administration and a PHD in Behavioral Management. He started his sports related career as a weekly columnist in the Saudi newspaper “Al Riyadh”, where he wrote about the importance of investment in the sports industry. He became a member of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation in 2001, and joint the committee to establish the first Saudi Sports specialized channel for the Saudi National Television. He then hosted several sports related TV programs and became a respected reference when it comes to sports business & marketing. In 2008, he became the head of the Marketing and Finance Committee in the Saudi Professional League. In addition to writing in several newspapers, Dr. Almedlej regularly participates in many important sports events like the FIFA conference held in Argentina and Qatar and gives lectures on sports investments, and sports media.