David Graham

Position: CEO, Oman Sail

David Graham is the CEO of Oman Sail, a national initiative established under the Ministry of Tourism to contribute to the development of Oman and the Omani people through sports. With more than 20 years of experience in the sport industry, his previous functions include sales, events, coaching and sponsorship, including CEO or Managing Director roles in the past 14 years.

From 1998 to 2009, David was the Managing Director of Laser Performance, the market leader in small sailboat production with a turnover of $50 million. He joined Oman Sail as CEO in 2009 and has since established a globally recognised brand that has brought some of the most prestigious sporting events to Oman including Haute Route Oman, Oman by UTMB, Extreme Sailing Series and the America’s Cup World Series.