Find out more about Edaa, Saudi Tadawul Group’s subsidiary responsible for registering the ownership of securities.

About Edaa

  • The Securities Depository Center Company ‘Edaa’ was established in 2016 and is fully owned by Saudi Exchange (Tadawul).
  • Edaa works to develop infrastructures and procedures to execute transactions in alignment with international standards. It also aims to enhance the efficiency of securities deposit and registration services in alignment with Saudi Vision 2030 by developing a more resourceful environment that fosters excellence within all capital market sectors.

Service Offering

Edaa operates and maintain the Depository and Settlement System (DSS), an electronic book-entry system used to record and maintain securities and to register the ownership of securities.

In addition to linking center members through the DSS, Edaa offers several added-value services such as the management of issuers’ general assemblies (AGM) including remote voting services (e-Voting), reporting, notifications, and maintenance of critical core data.

Edaa facilitates equity, debt, Sukuk and bonds, ETFs, REITs, Mutual Funds and other financial instruments in the Saudi capital market.

Hanan is the CEO of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa). 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, Hanan obtained an Executive Leadership Development certification at Stanford Business School. 

In addition to her role at Edaa, Hanan is a board member of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) and the Capital Market Institutions Committee.


Mrs. Hanan Mohammad Alshehri CEO of the Securities Depository Center

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