Abdulrahman Almandeel

Digital & Information Technology General Manager, NWC

Mr. Abdulrahman has over 15 years of professional experience and expertise strategizing and executing large business transformation programs across different industries, viz, Telecommunication, Banking, Utilities, and diversified conglomerate. He has proven experience in working with senior executives, board members, and senior government officials. On various occasions, he has proven his people management skills by leading the organizational changes from the front. After a stint in the AlRajhi Bank, Mr.Abdulrahman joined the National Water Company (NWC) as a senior manager of information management in 2014. His capabilities, expertise and professional grooming have prepared him for
higher roles and responsibilities in the water distribution sector (WDS). In 2019, Mr. Abdulrahman was promoted as Digitalization and IT General Manager “CIO” of NWC. is driving multiple prestigious transformation initiatives, including digitalization as part of NTP Vision 2030 that are redefining WDS in KSA covering 2.2sq kilometers and approximately 2 million customers. He is credited with integrating and centralizing the billing and customer system across 13 directorates in a short span of 9 months, which otherwise would take 3 years. As part of digitalization, Mr. Abdulrahman has challenging years on hand for 2020 and beyond. Some of the significant initiatives that he is spearheading that would transform the way WDS stakeholders’ interactions are:

  • Smart metering
  • Enterprise system consolidation of 13 directorates
  • Robotic process automation (RPA) – integrated desktop, digital assistance, cognitive computing, etc.
  • Electronic correspondence – paperless and environmentally safe office, centralized repository, digital encryption, etc.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Abdulrahman was associated with Etihad Etisalat Telecom Company (MOBILY) and AlFaisaliah Group Company. In each of his roles, he further honed his skills in areas like:

  • Data warehousing
  • Business intelligence
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Project & program management
  • Vendor management & relations
  • Demand Management
  • Business Analysis
  • End-to-end solutions for following “EDW / BI, AML and CRM”.
  • Data mining to enhance and predict your business targets like customer retention, customer acquisition, and marketing optimization.

Mr. Abdulrahman was bitten by an entrepreneurial bug early in his career. He co-founds the Skills Games in 2016, which is specialized in designing, developing & distributing card games, events, and advice on product marketing strategy, He has a keen interest in disruptive technologies that are redefining business paradigms in Saudi Arabia


He is a speaker on Arabnet.


Mr. Abdulrahman is an avid football player and cyclist.

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