Speaker Profile

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Abdullah Al-Sakran

Executive Director of Strategy & Development Sector
Saudi Fund for Development
Dr. Abdullah currently works as Executive director of the strategy and development sector and head of Strategic Transformation Management Office, (TMO) at Saudi Fund for Development (SFD). SFD representative in the Board of Directors of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), Islamic Development Bank Group IsDB General Manager, the Research and Economic Studies Department, The SFD since Feb. 2015 Economic Specialist, the RESD, 2007. Economic Specialist, Saudi Exports Program, the SFD, 2003. Researcher in planning and development, Public Prosecution (Commission of Investigation and General Prosecution) period 1995-2002 (ICD) Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Chairman of the Audit Committee during 2015-2018. Advisor, BoD for the Arab Group of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank AIIB + Chief Negotiators’ member on the establishment of the AIIB Member of the Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), since 2012 Member of the Saudi Economic Association, since 1998 Ph.D. in Economics and Finance, Brunel University, London 2010-2014 Diploma in international marketing, (BBSI), Bournemouth, UK 2004 Master’s in Economics, King Saud University, Riyadh, 1998-2001 BA in quantitative methods, King Saud University, Riyadh 1992-1995