About Jay Ennis
Jay Ennis is a published international business and investment promotion professional with over 15 years of complementary experience in market analysis, management, communications, advocacy, marketing, and global affairs. Jay serves as Director for the U.S.-Saudi Business Council. He maintains sector specializations in oil and gas, conventional and alternative power generation, defense and security, construction and real estate, and mining and mineral resources.
Jay has been the lead strategic coordinator for numerous business development missions to Saudi Arabia and has covered a diverse range of business sectors, including a program that was accompanied by former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and brought more than 20 top U.S. defense firms to Saudi Arabia.
Prior to joining the Business Council, Jay worked for the U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee and Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. He holds a Master’s Degree in Global Affairs and Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Politics, cum laude, from Georgetown University.