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Turki Al-Faisal bin Abd Al-Aziz Al-Saud

HRH Prince Turki Al-Faisal is the co-founder of the King Faisal Foundation and Chairman of the Board of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. He acted as Adviser to the Saudi Royal Court during 1972–1977, then heading the Kingdom’s intelligence service from 1977 to 2002, after which he became Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom until 2005, and Ambassador to the United States until 2007. He studied at Princeton, Cambridge, and Georgetown universities.