Peter Harrigan

Peter Harrigan is founding director and commissioning editor of Medina Publishing and senior contributor to Aramco World Magazine. He has travelled extensively in the region and writes on the culture and history of Saudi Arabia. He is author of the book Riyadh: Heritage and Vision, (September 2016) which is the first detailed and illustrated history of the Saudi capital up to the present time.
Peter has been study leader of alumni tours to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States including Stanford and University of Washington, World Leaders Symposium and a private jet trip, Crossroads of Eurasia. He serves as an advisor to the Arriyadh Development Authority on the UNESCO World Heritage site of Atturaif, a restoration project which includes five major museums on the site of the capital of the First Saudi State.
Peter is a board member of the Saudi British Society and in 2013 received of the Rawabi Prize for “Exceptional contribution to Saudi-British relations.”