meet our chairman

Akram Al-Assaf

Akram Al-Assaf is the Chairman of Aranddas Iraq. Al-Assaf is prominent Iraqi businessman who serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Iraq Business Group (Majmueat Al Iraq Al Tijaria), Sharq Eemar Agency, Sakhaa Alkaram Foundation – for Human Development, and Al-Karam Organization for Human Development. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Muraqib Center Media & Studies LTD.
Al-Assaf is a member of Baghdad Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Arab Contractors, the Iraqi Transport Association, Federation of Arab Engineers, the International Investment Authority, the Arab Businessmen Association, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Toastmasters International Club, European Union-Arab Economic Summit (Athens), the Arab Media Forum sponsored by Arab League’s Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU), the Arab League.

Al-Assaf holds an honorary doctorate in humanitarian work (Ukraine) and a certificate in Leadership of Distinguished Organizations from Canada Global Centre. He received an honorary doctorate from the United Nations International Peace Organization (Switzerland) and has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations International Peace Organization (Switzerland).

He has extensive experience in business management including project management, teamwork, logistic studies, conflict resolution and crisis management to name a few.