Speaker Profile

Peter Classen

COO
Grahampton & Company

Peter Classen is a Managing Partner with the firm Grahampton & Company and a Chief Operating Officer specialized in solving, with uncommon operations, commercial and business environment challenges found in emerging markets around the globe. In the context of Saudi Arabia, Peter has spent the last seven years in the Kingdom working with a number of Saudi Top 100 businesses – including Mawarid, Xenel, and Al Rajhi Investments - and most recently, between 2008 and 2011, serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Khashoggi Investment Holdings. In these capacities, Mr. Classen has witnessed every imaginable form of success and failure, and has improved deal structures, transactions, and partnerships involving financial commitments in excess of $5 billion.

Profile as of 10/10/2012