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Management Team

Find out more about the experienced management team leading our subsidiaries as the capital market evolves according to the latest trends.

  • Board of Directors
  • Leadership Team
  • Eng. Khalid Abdullah Al-Hussan  Chairman of the Board of Directors 

    Eng. Khalid Abdullah Al-Hussan is a Board member and the Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Tadawul Group. He also serves as the Chairman of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa), the Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa) and Wamid, an applied technology services business and the innovation arm of Saudi Tadawul Group. 

    Al-Hussan has more than 14 years of capital markets experience and possesses a wide range of expertise from business development and corporate planning to strategy and operations.  

    Preceding his appointment as CEO of the Group, Eng. Khalid was the CEO of The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) - now known as the Saudi Exchange - for more than 4 years. He also held a number of executive roles at the Exchange, in listings, cash markets, asset services and depository, strategy and market data.  

    Throughout his tenure at the Exchange, Khalid has overseen the introduction and implementation of several key development programs, including the Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) framework and the Independent Custody Model (ICM) and, most recently, its transformation into Saudi Tadawul Group. He also helped secure the Exchange’s inclusion in main emerging markets’ indices. Notably, he sponsored the restructuring program of the Financial Infrastructure companies and oversaw the record-setting IPO of Saudi Aramco.  

    Prior to joining the Exchange, Eng. Khalid worked in the Saudi insurance sector, managing areas of business and product development, marketing, PMO and strategy. 

    Khalid is an engineer and holds an MBA from the University of Colorado, where he is also a certified entrepreneur. 

  • Mr. Turki Ibrahim AlMalik  Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors 

    Mr. Almalik is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Sanabil Investments. He joined the company upon its establishment by Royal Decree and initial capitalization of approximately $5.3 billion.  

    Mr. Almalik oversaw the company’s incorporation, recruited its teams and built its investment infrastructure. Sanabil invests in private and public investments both globally and within Saudi Arabia. 

    Mr. Almalik also serves on the Board of Directors for the Gulf Investment Corporation, GIB Bank (UK) and Almana General Hospitals. Previously, he served during the first term of the Advisory Committee of the Capital Market Authority for Saudi Arabia. 

    From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Almalik led the Authorization Department of the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia. 

    Prior to that, he worked for several multinational investment firms, including J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch at their headquarters in New York, where he implemented investment strategies and managed investment portfolios for institutional clients. 

    Mr. Almalik received his Bachelor’s degree in finance with honors from King Saud University and subsequently completed executive leadership programs at Harvard Business School, Stanford, Wharton and others. 

  • Dr. Roland Bellegarde  Member of the Board of Directors 

    Dr. Bellegarde is currently CEO Advisor at the Saudi Tadawul Group. He is a Board member of the Securities Depository Center Company (“Edaa”) and Securities Clearing Center Company (“Muqassa”), and was previously a member of the NYSE-Euronext management Committee from 2007 to 2014 as Group Executive Vice-President in charge of European Equities and Listings. 

    His mandate extended to domestic and International Listings, Equity and Index derivatives, Index business development, structured products as well as market operations. 

    Dr. Bellegarde acted as Chairman of SmartPool (Block trading platform), Board member of LIFFE AM, Qatar Exchange, Clearnet SA as well as Interbosla (Portuguese CSD). 

    Dr. Bellegarde has a PhD degree in Treasury Finance Banking from De La Sorbonne University in France. 

  • Mr. Fahad Mohammad Al-Deweesh Member of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Al-Deweesh has more than seventeen years of investment banking and private equity experience covering equity capital markets, debt capital markets, merger and acquisition, brokerage and custody. 

    Mr. Al-Deweesh is currently the CEO of JPMorgan Saudi Arabia, previously serving as the head of investment banking. Prior to joining JPMorgan, Mr. Al-Deweesh led debt capital market origination for Standard Chartered in Saudi Arabia as head of capital markets. 

    Earlier in his career, Mr. Al-Deweesh worked at Amwal Alkhaleej, a Saudi based problem equity firm where he identified acquisition targets, preformed restructuring, and planned exit strategy 

    Mr. Al-Deweesh started his career at HSBC where he worked on a wide variety of equity advisory assignments including public offering private placement and rights issues for clients in the retail, consumer, real estate and healthcare industries. He also served as an independent board member for a Osool Bakheet’s equity mutual funds. 

    Mr. Al-Deweesh holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California and a Masters in Finance from the University of Arizona. Mr. Al-Deweesh is a CFA charterholder. 

  • Mr. Zaid Mohammad Al-Mufraih Member of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Zaid Almufarih is the Chief Executive Officer of Albilad Capital, the innovative investment arm of Bank Albilad. 

    In this capacity, Mr. Almufarih spearheads Albilad Capital’s growth strategy and has played an instrumental role in Albilad Capital’s transition into an investment product innovation hub, successfully introducing and launching cutting-edge products across the Middle East & North Africa. 

    Prior to joining Albilad Capital, Mr. Zaid held various roles at the Capital Market Authority, including his most recent position as Deputy for Listed Companies and Investment Products where he oversaw several departments driving various regulatory and developmental mandates.  

    He has extensive knowledge across Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Merger & Acquisition, Corporate Governance, Investment Products and Regulatory Compliance. Mr. Zaid began his career with SAMA where he spent nearly four years before moving to the private sector and gained over 15 years’ experience in financial markets across the regulatory and private sectors. 

    Mr. Zaid holds a Master of Arts in Economics with a focus on Financial Economics from New York State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Information Science from Chubu University in Japan. 

  • Mr. Wael Abdullah Al-Hazzani  Member of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Al-Hazzani is the Chief Executive Office of the Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa) he is a Board member of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa) and Tadawul Advanced Solutions Company (WAMID). 

    Mr. Al-Hazzani has a wealth of experience across capital markets, risk management and clearing and settlement. He has held many leading positions within Saudi Tadawul Group, including heading the clearing and settlement function and Post Trade Transformation Program. 

    Mr. Al-Hazzani holds an MBA -Minor in Finance and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia. 

  • Ms. Hannan Alshehri Board Member

    Ms. Hanan is the CEO of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa). She is a Board member of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa) and the Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa). She has over 13 years of experience in the Investment Sector and product development and has held several roles and leadership positions, most recently as the Chief of Business Development at Edaa.
    She holds a Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Science of Information Systems from Prince Sultan University.
    In 2023, Ms. Hanan obtained an Executive Leadership Development certification at Stanford Business School. In addition to her role at Edaa, Ms. Hanan is a board member of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) .

  • Mohammed Sulaiman Al-Rumaih Chief Executive Officer

    Mohammed bin Sulaiman Al-Rumaih is the Saudi Exchange CEO. He joined Tadawul in 2009, where he has held various administrative and leadership positions. In April 2021, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Exchange after the transformation of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) into a holding company (Saudi Tadawul Group Holding).

    He has extensive experience in the financial sector and has led Tadawul through numerous milestones and a period of exponential growth. Over the past years, he has successfully led various roles in Tadawul, including facilitating the smooth public listing of Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest IPO, in 2019.

    Mohammed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), and an MBA from Manchester Business School.

  • Bandar A. Al Blehed Chief of Clients Relations & Sustainability Development

    Bandar has more than 14 years of experience in the financial industry, during which he has played a pivotal role in launching Saudi Exchange’s Invest Wisely Program, attracting foreign investments, and developing sustainability guidance in the Saudi capital market. He has also delivered new services to Exchange Members and established the Client Relations and Development function in the Saudi Exchange.

    In January 2024, Bandar was appointed as the Chief of Clients Relations & Sustainability Development, tasked with leading the development of ESG and sustainability initiatives and implementing comprehensive Institutional Client Relations and Member Relations strategies.

    Bandar is also an advisory board member for Prince Sultan University’s Center for Sustainability and Climate Change. Recently, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets’ Sustainability Committee.

    Bandar holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Alfaisal University, in addition to several highly recognized leadership certifications.

  • Ibrahim Hamdi AlHabeeb Chief Of Operations

    Ibrahim has been with Saudi Exchange for more than 18 years where he has successfully held many roles and responsibilities in the areas of Development and Operations.

    Ibrahim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from King Saud University, and MBA from University of Manchester. In addition to various recognized professional certifications

  • Mohamed Z. Zarook Chief of Market Information & Indices

    Mohamed joined Saudi Exchange in March 2023 as Chief of Market Information & Indices.
    Mohamed has more than 17 years in developing businesses in Data, Technology and Indices in developed and emerging markets. He possesses a wide range of expertise including strategizing and implementing successful growth strategies, identifying new opportunities, improving client retention.

    In addition, he has worked on various partnerships with Financial Institutions, Central Banks and Regulators to increase automation and transparency in financial markets.

    Mohamed holds a BA in Computing from National University of Singapore, as well as a Master’s degree from Institute De Empresa in Business Administration, Spain.

  • Nasser Abdullah Alajaji Chief of Listing

    Nasser Alajaji joined Saudi Exchange in early 2024 as a Chief of Listing, bringing a wealth of financial and strategic experience to the Saudi Exchange as a result of his previous professional career.

    He has more than 10 years of experience in the financial sector, most recently, Nasser played a role in the transformational efforts that the Saudi Financial Sector witnessed during the past couple of years, primarily in Capital Markets, working alongside financial regulators and other key stakeholders in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

    Nasser holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition to various relevant professional certificates.

  • Noelle S. Al Jaweini Chief of Cash Markets

    Noelle joined Saudi Exchange in 2015 and she is currently Chief of the Cash Markets at the Saudi Exchange. She is also Chairperson of the Index Supervisory Committee. 

    Noelle has more than 10 years of experience in the financial sector and prior to her current role, held various roles in the areas of Business Innovation and Product Development and has managed various large scale capital market initiatives including the launch of REITs and Nomu – Parallel Market. 

    Noelle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Prince Sultan University we well as multiple professional certificates, including an Executive leadership certificate from Stanford University and a Certificate of Mastery in Capital Markets from the New York Institute of Finance. She is also PROSCI Certified Change Management Practitioner.

  • Yasser Al Abdulkareem Head of Corporate Support

    Yasser joined Tadawul in 2007 and he is currently Head of the Corporate Support at the Saudi Exchange. 

    Yasser has more than 15 years of experience in the financial sector and prior to his current role, held various roles in the areas of business excellence, sales and marketing, business planning, and operation management.

    Yasser holds an EMBA degree from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). In addition to various recognized professional certifications.