Dr. Salim M. AlMalik is the Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO). He holds a medical doctorate in allergology and immunology, and a second one in pediatrics. He has held various posts, including advisor and General Director of International Affairs in the Saudi Ministry of Education, advisor to the Minister of Health and several Saudi organizations. He has chaired several supervising committees in the Saudi Ministry of Education and been a member of local and international committees in the field of health, creativity and innovation. Dr. AlMalik has published a number of research articles in medical journals and books in various fields. He is also actively involved in volunteerism.