Saffa Al Fouad is the Deputy Director General of Iraq Geological Survey (GEOSURV). He is in charge for planning and supervising geological survey programs and mineral exploration projects with more than 30 year of experience. He is one of the leaders in preparing and marketing mineral investment opportunities in Iraq. His experience and excellent connections and relationships made him a key person in these issues.
His professional career started with Iraq Geological Survey in 1984. He held many positions including Field Project Manager, Chief Geologist, Expert, Head of Geological Survey Department, Deputy Director General and Acting Director General.
Saffa holds Bsc, Msc and PhD in Geology. He is Deputy Editor in – Chief of the Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining since 2007. Also he is a lecture in several Iraqi Universities and invited speaker in many meetings and workshops.