Kenan Nouwailati

Head of Procurement, Supply Chain and Local Content Advisory; Advisory Leader, Eastern Province

KPMG in Saudi Arabia

Kenan Nouweilati has a dual role as Advisory Leader for the Eastern Province and Head of Procurement, Supply Chain and Local Content Advisory for the wider firm.

Kenan started his career with 10 years in the oil & gas industry in various technical and commercial roles and subsequently went into consulting, where he advised clients for the past 20 years across energy and natural resources, public sector and family businesses. He held both industry and consulting leadership roles in the UK, Europe, US, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. 

Prior to joining the firm in Saudi Arabia, Kenan was the Head of Advisory in KPMG Qatar for three years. Before that, he was a managing director for Accenture Strategy, leading the energy sector and procurement and supply consulting practice across the GCC region. A UK national, Kenan is also an Arabic speaker. 

  • Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, Kings College London, UK

  • MBA, Kingston University, UK