Committees & Focus Groups

The committees are listed below along with its Chair:

Membership Committee – Chair: Rt. Brig. Gen. Musaed Al Hawli, Vice Chair: Alaeddine Karim

Programs and Events Committee – Chair: Chester Bryniarski, Vice Chair: Omar Amireh

Policy & Strategic Planning Committee – Chair: Dr. Arezou Harraf, Vice Chair: Amit Arora

Nominating and Elections Committee – Chair: Jody Mangus 


Focus Groups (Note that non-Board Member Focus Group Chairs do not officially represent AmCham Kuwait) 

Feel free to contact members of the Board of Directors or AmCham staff members if you would like to join one or more of the below Focus Groups.

  1. Banking & Finance (BF) – Chair: Ammar Boumajdad
  2. Defense, Safety & Security (DSS) – Chair: Doug Hurst
  3. Disabilities: Omar Ben Naji
  4. Education – Chair: Sam Jauhari
  5. Energy – Chair: Fred Shuaibi
  6. Food & Beverage / Fast Moving Consumer Goods (F&B/FMCG) – Chair: Talal Al Wazzan
  7. Healthcare – Chair: Tamer El-Sallab
  8. Hospitality, Travel & Tourism (HTT) – Chair: Mohamed Najia
  9. Human Resources (HR) – Chair: Mohammad Abu Al-Rob
  10. IT/Cyber-Security – Chair: Alaeddine Karim
  11. Knowledge Economy – Chair: Omar Ben Naji
  12. Legal – Chair: Omar Handoush
  13. Logistics – Chair: Pete Swift
  14. Women in Business (WIB) – Chair: Dr. Arezou Harraf: Bio - Women in Business 2023