Find out more about the experienced management team leading our subsidiaries as the capital market evolves according to the latest trends.
Mrs. Sarah Al-Suhaimi Chairperson of the Board of Directors
Mrs. Sarah Al-Suhaimi is the Chairperson of the Saudi Tadawul Holding Group Board of Directors, which is considered the largest exchange in the Middle East. In her capacity, Mrs. AlSuhaimi spearheads Tadawul’s efforts to integrate the Saudi capital market with global peers by way of aligning the platforms operations and governing regulations.
Mrs. AlSuhaimi is also a Board Member at the Saudi Telecom Company and the Saudi Arabian Airlines Public Agency and the Cultural Development Fund. In addition, Mrs. AlSuhaimi is a trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation and a We-Fi Leadership Champion.
Mrs. Al-Suhaimi served as the CEO of Saudi National Bank Capital (SNB Capital) from 2014 to 2021 and was a member of the Board of Directors. During her tenure, AUMs grew by over four times, NCBC's brokerage market share increased by more than 10% and the bank executed multiple large investment banking mandates earning league table status in DCM and M&A.
Mrs. AlSuhaimi served a two-year term as Vice-Chairperson of the Advisory Committee of the Capital Market Authority (CMA) Board of Directors from 2013 to 2015.
Prior to that, Mrs. AlSuhaimi led the asset and wealth management division at Jadwa Investment Company, where she was also the Chief Investment Officer from 2007 to 2014, and a member of the firms’ Management Committee. Mrs. AlSuhaimi started her career within asset management at Samba Capital.
Mrs. AlSuhaimi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with Honors from King Saud University, and completed the General Management program in Harvard Business School.
Memberships in Board Committees: Chairperson of the Investment Committee.
Mr. Yazeed Abdulrahman Al-Humaid Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Al-Humied is the Deputy Governor and the Head of MENA Investments at the Public Investment Fund (PIF), where his responsibilities include managing two key investment pools: Saudi Equity Holdings pool and Saudi Sector Development pool, being the most condensed pools with assets under management. His responsibilities also include attracting international strategic partners to invest in Saudi and to localize cutting edge technologies, as well as carrying PIF role as a driver of the economy.
In 2015, Mr. Al-Humied joined PIF as an advisor to H.E. the Governor to contribute to PIF restructure and strategy crafting, post its reallocation to Council of Economic and Development Affairs. He was then, in 2016, been appointed as the Chief of Staff, in addition to his advisory post, delivering during that post outstanding achievements, such as contributing to the construction of PIF updated strategy and business plan, managing PIF investment projects from inception to being established as companies, developing a comprehensive governance model for PIF portfolio companies along with establishing the foundations and mechanisms for representations in the Boards of Director for PIF portfolio companies, developing several international strategic partnerships, and enhancing PIF relations to become an enable to other local entities.
In addition to his tenure at PIF, Mr. Al-Humied’s career journey surpasses the 16 years mark, during which he has developed an extensive experience in both financial and management fields, working between two companies PriceWaterhouseCoopers and House of National Consulting from 2004 to 2008, then joining the Capital Market Authority (CMA) afterwards until 2015. During which he headed the Mergers and Acquisitions and was exposed to international practices as he was seconded to work at the Malaysian Securities Commission and the regulatory body of mergers and acquisitions in the United Kingdom. He also served as advisor to H.E. the Chairman of CMA, enabling him to develop a comprehensive understanding of the CMA and its practices.
Mr. Yazeed Alhumied contributions reach beyond his executive role, by being a member in permanent committees in PIF such as the Management Committee, the Portfolio Companies Nomination Committee and Management Investment Committee. His contributions exceeds PIF as an organization in both public and private sectors, as being the Chairman of the National Security Services Company, Vice Chairman for the Saudi National Bank, the Saudi Tadawul Holding Group, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), and Saudi Egyptian Investment Company and a board member in several companies such as Saudi Arabian Airlines, Civil Aviation Holding, Richard Attias & Associates and Flyadeal, in addition to being a member in several sub-committees from the aforementioned boards of directors.
Mr. Yazeed Alhumied holds bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the King Saud University, along with being certified by several of the top tier international academic institutes such as London Business School in executive management programs.
Memberships in Board Committees: Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Eng. Khalid Alhussan Member of the Board of Directors
Eng. Khalid Abdullah Alhussan is a Board member and the Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Tadawul Group. He also serves as the Chairman of the Saudi Exchange, the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa), the Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa), Wamid, an applied technology services business and the innovation arm of Saudi Tadawul Group and the Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE). Additionally, Al Hussan is a board member in the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and Tadawul Real Estate Company.
Alhussan has more than 14 years of capital market and financial sector 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 5 years.
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, the inclusion of Tadawul in the emerging markets’ indices, the launch of Nomu and the derivative markets, the development of the fixed income market and the record-setting IPO of Saudi Aramco. Notably and most recently, led the transformation into the Saudi Tadawul Group.
Prior to joining the Exchange, Eng. Khalid worked in the insurance sector, managing areas of business, marketing and strategy.
Khalid is an engineer and holds an MBA from the University of Colorado, where he is also a certified entrepreneur.
Membership in Board Committee: Member of the Investment Committee.
Mr. Hashem Othman Al-Hekail Member of the Board of Directors
Mr. Al-Hekail has previously worked as Deputy Governor of the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) for developing the financial sector and national initiatives, and he also co-founded Derayah Financial, and has worked as a co-CEO responsible for operations and technology.
He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of technology, analysis, system design, and engineering work procedures and investment accounts. He began his career in 1983 as an auditor at SAMA; after holding several positions there including government accounts manager and information technology manager, he then moved to SNB, where he supervised systems development projects in addition to supporting and maintaining existing systems. And that was before co-founding Derayah Financial and then going back to SAMA.
Mr. Al-Hekail is now the chairperson of the Boa Technology Company Board of Directors and a Board member and Chairperson of Audit Committee at Derayah Financial.
He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services from King Saud University in 1981, and a professional Diploma in Financial Supervision from the Institute of Public Administration in 1983. He has also participated in technical and management training programs at various institutions, including Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Memberships in Board Committees: Member of the Audit Committee.
Mr. Sabti Sulaiman Al-Sabti Member of the Board of Directors
Currently he is the CEO of Riyadh Capital, an investment bank that works in all areas and activities of financial markets. Mr. Sabti Al-Sabti is also a board member in both of Saudi Tadawul Holding Group and Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority.
He started his career with (PwC), and previously worked as Vice President of the Listed Companies and Investment Products Agency in the Capital Market Authority, where he assumed responsibility for overseeing six different departments in the Authority, performing many organizational and development tasks in the following areas: public and private securities offering, mergers and acquisitions, investment product development, asset management, disclosure and corporate governance of listed companies.
He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from King Saud University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Colorado Technical University, and he also obtained a Certified Public Accountant’s license from the Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA) and (CPA).
Memberships in Board Committees: Member of the Investment Committee.
Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan Member of the Board of Directors
Currently he is the CEO, Vice- Chairman and Board member, and a member of the Investment Committee in the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) since February 2015.
He is also the Chairman of several Boards, such as: the Board of SABIC Agri-Nutrients Company, SABIC for investment and content (Nusaned), the Business 20 (B20) for the Group of Twenty (G20), Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) and the Chairman of the Petrochemical Manufacturers Committee.
Furthermore, Mr. Al-Benyan is a member of the Board of Directors of U.S. – Saudi Arabia Council, the Global Business Council of the Bloomberg Global Forum, Saudi Information Technology Company, the Saudi General Authority of Foreign Trade, Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, Saudi Ports Authority, Saudi Tadawul Holding Group, Boao Forum for Asia(PFA), the Constituent Council of Future Transportation Sector Development Project, the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and the Research, developments and innovation Committee.
Before he was appointed as the CEO of SABIC he worked as Deputy Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President of the strategic Chemicals Business Unit and the Human resource Unit.
He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Management.
Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Ms. Rania Mahmoud Nashar Member of the Board of Directors
Currently she is the General Manager of Compliance and governance and the Adviser to the Governor of PIF. Ms. Nashar was also a Board member at Saudi Telecom Company, Saudi Space Commission and the National Center for Performance Measurement (ADAA). Furthermore, she is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee in Future Investment Initiative Institute and Saudi Polo Federation.
She was the CEO of Samba Financial Group, and she was a member in the Boards of Directors in Samba Capital, Samba Bank Limited in the Republic of Pakistan and Samba Global Markets Limited Company. Ms. Nashar was also a member of the advisory committee of the Capital Market Authority. In addition, she is a member in the Board of Directors of the International Finance Institute.
Her career in the Banking sector started in 1997 when she joined the Samba Financial Group and moved between several banking sites and departments within the group.
She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Computer Science from King Saud University, in addition to joining the Leadership Development Program from Darden College of Business Administration at Virginia American University, and then she obtained a certificate in Governance, Risk Management and Compliance with Cooperation from the School of Business in George Washington University.
Memberships in Board Committees: Chairperson of the Risk Management Committee
Mr. Xavier R. Rolet KBE Member of the Board of Directors
Mr. Rolet is currently Chairman and CEO of NYSE-listed World Quantum Growth Acquisition Corporation, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Phosagro PJSC, Chairman of the Board of Shore Capital Markets, Chairman of the Remuneration Committe and Board Member of Seplat Energy, Board Member of Golden Falcon Acquisition Corporation and Tadawul Advanced Solutions Company (WAMID) and Senior Advisor to Towerbrook Capital Partners LLP.
He is also an External Director for Portfolio Companies at the Public Investment Fund (PIF). He was previously the CEO of CQS (UK) LLP and the CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) from 2009 until 2017 during which time its market capitalization increased from $ 1.2 Bln to $ 21 Bln. Prior to that, he worked for Lehman Brothers in New York as co-head of global equities and derivatives trading, head of European and Asian Equities in London and CEO of Banque Lehman Brothers in Paris. Prior to that, he was global head of European Equities at Credit Suisse First Boston and a Vice-President and Executive Director at Goldman, Sachs & Co in New York, and London.
After graduating from Kedge Business School with an MSc in Management studies in 1981, Xavier served as a Second Lieutenant and Instructor at the French Air Force Academy. He received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Columbia Business School in 1984 and a post-graduate degree from the Paris-based Institute of Advanced Studies in National Defence (IHEDN) in 2008.
Xavier is a Knight Commander of the British Empire (Hon), a Knight of the Order of the French Legion of Honor, an Officer of the Royal Sharifian order of Al-Alawi, and a recipient of the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation. He featured in the 2017 Harvard Business Review list of the Best 100 CEOs in the world.
Memberships in Board Committees: Member of the Risk Management Committee
Mr. Mark Makepeace Member of the Board of Directors
Currently he is the CEO of Wilshire Company and as a result of that he became a director in a number of Wilshire subsidiaries, he is also a Board member in the Singapore Stock Exchange and Tadawul Advanced Solutions Company (WAMID) and Singapore Stock Exchange. He is also an advisor to Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong. Prior to that he was the Non-Executive Chairman of Information Services at the London Stock Exchanges Group (LSEG), and UNICEF Vice President in the UK since 2011.
Mr. Makepeace started his career in the financial services field in 1985 after joining the London Stock Exchange and worked during this period to develop the stock market’s business in the field of information technology and services.
He also led the securities organization in the United Kingdom and participated in establishing the first international stock market across borders in Europe. He was the founder, CEO and Chairman of Information Services in FTSE Russell. He also has experience of more than 20 years in developing successful joint ventures, and has succeeded in establishing alliances with stock exchanges, academics and leading industrial groups all over the world. He has founded large companies in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas, and was also the first Chairman and Founding Member of the Index Industry.
Memberships in Board Committees: Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Eng. Khalid Abdullah Al-Hussan CEO of Saudi Tadawul Group
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.
Abdullah Al Elshaikh Group Chief legal Officer
Abdullah joined in September 2018, and in March 2019, he was appointed as Chief Legal Officer. He has accumulated experience in the field of legislation, especially those related to the capital market and listed companies. Abdullah holds an LLM in Corporate Finance Law from the University of Westminster, London, UK. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from King Saud University. In addition to several training courses from reputable institutions.
AlHasan Ashram Group Chief Operations Officer
Alhasan joined Group in May 2021, he was appointed as Group Chief Operations Officer. Alhasan has extensive experience in Information Technology, Cybersecurity and Risk Management. He assumed various Technical, Managerial and Leadership positions in the High-Tech Industry, Commercial Banking and Capital Markets.
Alhasan holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from KFUPM, and an M.Sc. degree in Engineering Management and Leadership from Santa Clara University, California, United State of America. He also has many Professional Certifications from multiple reputable institutions in IT, Security, Risk and Management and Leadership.
Khalid Al Gheriri Group Chief Regulatory Oversight & Authorization Officer
Khalid joined the Saudi Stock Exchange team in 2006, he held several administrative and leading positions, until he was appointed as Chief of Regulatory Oversight & Authorization. AlGheriri has extensive experience in the financial sector where he has successfully led several roles and responsibilities. Over the last years, he has successfully led various roles and projects within the Members Relations Department and Sales. Khalid holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Science from Minnesota State University, USA. In addition to several Professional Certifications from various respectable institutions.
Maha Al Besher Group Chief Human Resources Officer
Maha joined in May 2018 as a Chief Human Resource Officer. She has accumulated experience in the field of Human Resources, HR Development, Support Services, Corporate Communications and leading Fintech Initiatives.
Maha holds a Master’s Degree in HR from Catholic University of America.
Eng. Raed Ben Hamoud Albuluwi Group Chief Internal Audit Officer
Albuluwi is the Group Chief Internal Audit Officer for the Saudi Tadawul Group and manages a comprehensive program of internal auditing within Saudi Tadawul Group and its subsidiaries (Saudi Exchange, Edaaa, Muqassa and WAMID).
He has over 19 years of experience and track record of success in managing a wide spectrum of internal audit services with an aim of providing robust assurance to the Audit Committee and Board of Directors to assist in fulfilling their governance duties. Mr. Albuluwi started his auditing career in 2002 at Riyad Bank where he conducted and managed audits and other relevant engagements (i.e. project management reviews, system implementation reviews, etc.) across the all areas with special focus on Information Technology, Operations, and Cyber Security.
After joining Tadawul in 2011, as the Head of IT and Operations, he progressed to be promoted to the position of Chief Internal Audit Officer in the Saudi Exchange’s Internal Audit Division where he’s been spearheading the continuous improvement of risk management and control processes ever since.
Following the transformation of Tadawul into a holding Group, Mr. Albuluwi took over the role of Group Chief Internal Audit Officer for the Saudi Tadawul Group’s Internal Audit Division.
Mr. Albuluwi graduated from King Fahad University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and he received various professional certificates in Audit as well as in other professions.
Mr. Albuluwi is a member of the Information Systems Audit and control Association (ISACA) as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
Sharukh Qurashi Group Chief Financial Officer
Shahrukh Qureshi joined in March 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Shahrukh has over 23 years of experience in strategic financial planning & management, accounting, investment management, company start-ups, mergers & acquisitions and assets liabilities management. Shahrukh holds a Master's Degree in Commerce from Pakistan. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Institute of Public Finance Accountants.
Yazeed Hamad Al Eidi Group Chief Risk & Security Officer
Yazeed is the Group Chief Risk and Security Officer in the Saudi Tadawul Group.
Yazeed has successfully assumed various management roles in the field of Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Risk Management and Business Continuity.
Yazeed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from King Saud University and Executive Masters of Business Administration from Al Yamamah University. In addition to several Professional and Leadership Certifications from various respectable institutions.