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Mohab Tarek Khattab

CEO, DWF Arabia Regional Headquarter, Riyadh

In addition to being CEO of the DWF Arabia Regional Headquarter, Mohab is also a Partner of DWF Law LLP and DWF LLP.
Mohab Khattab

Mohab is a multi-disciplined, experienced, and entrepreneurial senior Saudi attorney and executive with a substantial background in deal-making and business development in multiple sectors.

Experience

Much of Mohab's experience has been in-house. As a result, he has a strong understanding of and insight into client needs, in fact championing those needs.

Prior to DWF, Mohab was General Counsel of the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company (Dussur), owned by Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), and SABIC. He previously ran legal and business development at a leading Saudi family-owned conglomerate (A.A. Turki Group, ATCO), as well as a broadband wireless operator (wi-tribe), which he co-founded, later acquired by the Qatari telecommunications operator Ooredoo.

Mohab has been an attorney for the world's largest oil company (Saudi Aramco), a leading international law firm (Skadden, Arps), a worldwide professional sports tour (PSA Tour), and an online regional payments start-up. He also founded and ran an Internet portal in the early 2000s (Mauje.com) and co-founded and ran an LTE-to-WiFi offload company (ICEspot). Before becoming an attorney, Mohab ran Saudi Aramco's Treasury dealing room.

Mohab has served as a director and secretary for numerous boards of directors and committees. He is the first Saudi- national certified as both a board director and board secretary by GCC Board Directors Institute (GCC-BDI).

Mohab’s passion project is producing 1001 MEDIA’s award-winning documentaries, including one that qualified for the Oscars. His documentaries have been screened at top international film festivals, such as Sundance, AFI-Doc, CPH:DOX, SXSW Edu, and DOC NYC. They have been licensed by Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV, and Google Play worldwide, and Participant Media's cable channel in the US.

Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member in Good Standing
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • GCC Board Directors Institute (GCC-BDI), Certified Board Director and Certified Board Secretary

Awards

  • 2016 US Muslim Public Affairs Council “Voices of Courage & Conscience Media Award” for Salam Neighbor
  • American University, Washington College of Law Dean’s Award for Professional Responsibility. Given to the top student in the school’s clinic programs. I represented low-income persons in the US Tax Court.