Deputy Governor for Investment Affairs at the
Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA).
President, National Competitiveness Center Experience Deputy Governor for Investment Affairs, SAGIA
December 2010 – Present.
HRH Prince Saud K Al-Faisal heads the Investment Affairs department, which is responsible for managing the investment environment and competitiveness agenda of Saudi Arabia. The Investment Affairs department has focused on establishing a more liberal investment environment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As part of these efforts, HRH Prince Saud K Al-Faisal also chairs the Saudi negotiation team for bilateral investment treaties. In 2010, Saudi Arabia was ranked among the most competitive economies in the world according to the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report and the UNCTAD World Investment Report.
HRH Prince Saud K Al-Faisal is Vice Chairman of the: Swiss Saudi Joint Economic Commission; Saudi Russian Joint Economic Commission; Saudi Uzbek Joint Economic Commission; Saudi Kazak Joint Economic Commission; Saudi Greek Joint Economic Commission; Saudi Azerbaijan Joint Economic Commission; and Saudi Senegal Joint Economic Commission.
President, National Competitiveness Center
December 2010 - Present
The National Competitiveness Center (NCC) was established by SAGIA in 2006 to act as an independent body to monitor, assess and support the enhancement of competiveness in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The NCC fulfils this role by serving as a think tank, facilitator and communicator of change.
Board Member at Saudi Industrial Property Authority (MODON)
December 2010 – Present.
Chief Operations Officer for Investment Affairs at SAGIA and NCC
January 2009 – December 2010.
Chief Financial Officer for Investment Affairs at SAGIA and NCC
July 2008 – January 2009
Financial Analyst at Saudi Aramco
May 2001 – July 2008.
HRH Prince Saud K Al-Faisal was based in the Treasury Department and worked in a number of departments including Internal Auditing, New Business Development and other financial and planning related departments.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), the state owned oil company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise and a world leader in exploration and producing, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing. The company manages proven reserves of 260.1 billion barrels of crude oil and it manages the fourth largest gas reserves in the world, 275.2 trillion cubic feet. Saudi Aramco employs over 56,000 people across the globe.
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
BSc Finance, 1996-2001.
Previous Speaking Engagements
• Saudi Arabian International Chemical Sciences Chapter, CHEMINDIX 2010 Al Khobar
• Naseba CFO Conference, Dubai, 2010
• Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce, Young Businessmen's Council, Dammam, 2009.
HRH Prince Saud K Al Faisal is a member of the following organizations:
• Global Federation of Competitive Councils
• Board of trustees of the King Faisal Foundation
• Several government commissions
• Several regional investment councils.