Respected news source Arabian Business have put together what they consider to be the world's 100 most influential Arabs in 2017.
The list considers all spheres of influence including business, media, fashion, sport, medicine, science and activism and from over 1,000 candidates, they formed a list of just 100. The articles does stress the list is subjective, however each and every person on the list has had a defined impact on the world. See the full list here.
Below are the top 10:
10. Ahmed Abou Hashima - CEO of the Egyptian Steel Group
9. Khaldoon Al Mubarak - CEO of the Mubadala Development Company
8. Amin Nasser - CEO of Saudi Arabian Oil Company
7. Hesham Al Qassim - CEO for wasl Asset Management Group