Our purpose and values

Our mission is to make superior risk-adjusted returns as a long-term, strategic partner in high-potential industries. Our purpose is to create enduring value for our stakeholders, colleagues, partners, and communities. But it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it.

A commitment to principles

At The Olayan Group, a commitment to hard work and integrity underscores everything we do. Ultimately, it’s character that discovers, creates, and unlocks true value. From one generation to the next, character creates capital.

Our values are the Group’s foundations

We encourage collaboration, trust, and transparency. Our values guide us as we build value with our colleagues and partners.

Samer Yaghnam

Chief Operations Officer

Our core values


We do better tomorrow what we do well today. We take ownership of our work and hold ourselves accountable. We target and reward superior results.


We are honest, transparent, and forthright. We adhere to the highest ethical and moral standards. Our reputation is our greatest asset.


We are action and results oriented. We are flexible and can respond quickly as opportunities arise. We take calculated risks for commensurate returns. We learn from our mistakes.