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Dr. Al Zeitoun


Honorary Global Advisor


Dr. Al Zeitoun, PgMP, PMI Fellow

Global Future of Work Executive, Siemens DI SW
Former Executive Director, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp.
Fellow and Former Member Global Board of Directors
Project Management Institute
Maryland USA



Dr. Al Zeitoun is a Future of Work, business optimization, and operational performance excellence thought leader with global experiences in strategy execution. His experiences encompass leading organizations; delivering their Enterprise Digital and Business Transformation; guiding fitting frameworks implementations; and using his empathy, engineering insights, and collaboration strengths to successfully envision new business models and execute complex missions across diverse cultures globally.

In his current role with Siemens, he is the Senior Director of Strategic Operations responsible for driving the global program management practices, Masterplan governance, and enabling strategy transformation processes and priorities.

In his position, as the Executive Director for Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, Abu Dhabi, UAE, he was responsible for creating its strategy execution framework, achieving transformation benefits, governance excellence, and creating the data analytics discipline necessary for delivering on the detailed high visibility country energy mission roadmap.

At the McLean, USA HQ of Booz Allen Hamilton, Dr. Zeitoun strategically envisioned and customized digitally enabled EPMO advisory, mapped playbooks, and capability development for clients’ complex strategic initiatives. Furthermore, he led the firm’s Middle East North Africa Portfolio Management and Agile Governance Solutions.

With the International Institute of Learning, Dr. Zeitoun played a senior leadership role and operated as a global instructor and coach. He was instrumental in driving its global expansions, thought leadership, and operational excellence methodology to sense and shape dynamic ways of working across organizations worldwide.

A long active member of PMI while living in various countries, Dr. Zeitoun served on the PMI Global Board of Directors 2018, between 2014 and 2016, and in 2007 and received the PMI Fellow Award in 2019.  He speaks English, Arabic, and German and enjoys good food, travel, and volunteering. Dr. Al Zeitoun can be contacted at  zeitounstrategy@gmail.com

To view works published in the PM World Journal by Dr. Zeitoun, go to https://pmworldlibrary.net/authors/dr-al-zeitoun/

Profile created October 2022