About Tadawul

Tadawul is the only stock exchange in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, listing more than 100 companies and providing services for investors, brokers and IPO prospects.

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Ms. Sarah Al-Suhaimi

Chairperson of the Board of Directors

Currently the Chief Executive Officer and Board member of Al-Ahli Capital, the investment arm of NCB, In addition to her membership in the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation trustees. She worked for Two years as Vice-Chairperson of the Advisory committee of the CMA Board of Directors. 
Previously, she led the asset and wealth Management Division at Jadwa Investment Company, where she was also the Chief Investment Officer and a member of the Jadwa Management committee. Prior to that, she was a member of the Asset Management team and Investment Management at Samba Capital.
On the Academic aspect, Sarah received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with Honors from King Saud University, and a certificate of Public Administration Executive Program from Harvard Business School. 

Mr. Yazeed Abdulrahman Al-Humaid


Currently he is the Chief of Staff of the Public Investment Fund, and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the National Security Services Company, Vice Chairperson of the Samba Financial Group and he has a membership in the Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian Airlines, and the Board of Directors of the Saudi Civil Aviation Holding Company and Flyadeal Company. 
He previously worked at (PWC) from 2004 until 2008, then he moved to the Capital Market Authority and took over the management of mergers and acquisitions, in 2015 he joined the Public Investment Fund as consultant to His Excellency the Governor.
On the Academic aspect, he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accounting with honors from King Saud University. He also joined Executive Programs provided by major educational institutions such as: Harvard University and London Business School, in financial, administrative and leadership fields.

Eng. Khalid Abdullah Al-Hussan

Board Member

Currently he is the CEO and Board Member of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), Chairman of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa) and Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa). 
He has more than 13 years of capital market knowledge, since joining Tadawul in 2007, his experience spans over business development, corporate planning to strategy and operations. Before being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in March, 2016, he assumed executive roles that covered Listings, Cash Markets, Asset Services and Depository as well as Strategy and Market Data. He has sponsored key programs within the exchange that covered the introduction of QFIs framework, Introduction of Independent Custody Model, Tadawul’s inclusion in main international indices and sponsored the restructuring program of the Financial Infrastructure companies.  Prior that, he has worked in the Insurance Sector, managing areas of business and product development, marketing, PMO, and strategy.  
On the Academic aspect, he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from King Saud University, in addition to an MBA from the University of Colorado in the United States of America, he is also a certified entrepreneur from the same university. 

Mr. Hashem Othman Al-Hokail

Board Member

He previously worked as Deputy Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) for developing the financial sector and national initiatives, and he also co-founded Dirayah Finance, and has worked as a CO-CEO responsible for operations and technology.
He has 30 years of experience in the field of technology, analysis, system design, and engineering work procedures and investment accounts, where he began his career in 1983 as an auditor at SAMA before he held several positions there, then he moved to NCB, where he supervised Systems development projects in addition to supporting and maintaining existing systems.
On the Academic aspect, 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.

Mr. Sabti Sulaiman Al-Sabti

Board Member

Currently he is the CEO of Riyadh Capital, an investment bank that works in all areas and activities of financial markets.
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, as he was assumed the responsibility for overseeing six different departments in the Authority, performing many organizational and development tasks in the following areas: Public and private securities offers, mergers and acquisitions, investment product development, asset management, disclosure and corporate governance of listed companies.
On the Academic aspect, 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 legal accountant’s license from the Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA).

Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan

Board Member

Currently he is the CEO and Vice Chairperson of the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian Fertilizers Company (SAFCO), Chairperson of the Yanbu National Petrochemical Company (Yansab), and a member of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Foreign Trade.
Previously, he worked as Deputy Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President, Strategic Chemicals Business Unit in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).
On the Academic aspect, he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Management.

Ms. Rania Mahmoud Nashar

Board Member

Currently she is the CEO of Samba Financial Group, and a member in the Boards of Directors in Samba Capital, Samba Bank Limited in the Republic of Pakistan, Samba Global Markets Limited Company, and a member of the advisory committee of the Capital Market Authority since 2019, in addition to her membership in Both the Board of Directors of the International Finance Institute and the Board of Directors of the Saudi Space Authority.
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 and had a major role in developing Samba's e-banking strategy and launching the Samba banking services system via the Internet.
On the Academic aspect, 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 and Risk Management and compliance in cooperation with the School of Business in George Washington University 

Mr. Xavier Rolet

Board Member

Currently he is the CEO of CQS Mgt (Ltd) and he previously worked as a CEO of the London Stock Exchanges Group (LSEG) from 2009 until 2017, and during his leadership to the London Stock Exchange the value of the exchange increased from 800 million pounds (1.2 billion Dollars) to 14 billion pounds (21 billion dollars).
Prior to that, he worked at Lehman Brothers in New York as head of trading in global equities and derivatives, in London, he worked as head of European and Asian stocks, while in Paris he served as CEO of Lehman Brothers, he also joined the Credit Suisse First Bank in Boston as the global head of European stocks.
On the Academic aspect, after graduating from the CEDGE School of Business with a Master’s Degree in Administrative and Financial Sciences in 1981, Xavier worked as a second lieutenant and a trainer at the French Air Force Academy, he received a Master of Business Administration from the Columbia College of Business and graduate Studies in 1984, he also got a certificate from the Institute of Advanced Studies in National Defense in Paris in 2008.

Mr. Mark Makepeace

Board Member

Currently he is a Non-Executive Chairperson of Information Services at the London Stock Exchanges Group (LSEG) and UNICEF Vice President in the UK since 2011.
He 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, as he 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 and CEO of 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, and has founded large companies in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas, he also was the first chairperson and founding member of the Index Industry Association.