Dr Riyadh Al-Balushi

Chief Executive Officer at Decree Tech LLC, Oman

Dr Riyadh Al-Balushi is the CEO of Decree Tech LLC, an Omani legal tech startup. Prior to founding Decree, he worked for the government of the Sultanate of Oman in the Ministry of Legal Affairs and later its successor the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs, where he served as a legal advisor in the area of government contracts, treaties, disputes, and a variety of other constitutional and administrative law matters.
Riyadh has extensive experience in data governance, intellectual property, and information technology law, and has worked on several national and regional internet governance projects including the GCC Cybercrime Law, the Omani National Data Governance Framework, and the Omani Open Data Strategy. He holds an LLB from Cardiff University, an LLM in Information Technology Law from the University of Southampton, and a PhD in Intellectual Property Law and Human Rights from SOAS, University of London.