H.E. Fahad M. Alturki, Ph.D. joined on 27 of November 2023 the Arab Monetary Fund “AMF” as Director General Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors. In this capacity, he serves also as the Chief Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Trade Financing Program “ATFP” and Chairman of the Board of the Arab Regional Payments Clearing and Settlement Organization “BUNA”.
Dr. Alturki has previously held several leadership positions, including Vice-President of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), where he oversaw KAPSARC’s research programs strategically focused on impacts within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, both regionally and globally.
Dr. Alturki also serves as an independent board member of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD). He also serves as a member of board of trustees of Riyadh Economic Forum and a member of several associations concerned in Economics, Finance, and Energy. He frequently presents papers at several high profile local, regional, and international conferences, participates in roundtable discussions and is a well-known economic figure in Saudi Arabia and overseas.
Dr. Alturki also held a position of the chief economist and head of research at Jadwa Investment Company in Riyadh, where he managed the economic research department and published regular reports on issues related to the Saudi and global economies and the world oil market. He was also the chairperson of the Public Funds Board, a board member of the Jadwa REIT Al Haramain Fund and Jadwa REIT Saudi Fund, and a member of Jadwa’s executive management committee.
Dr. Alturki has a proven track record in economics, with more than 20 years of experience in the field. Before joining Jadwa, Dr. Alturki was the chief economist at Barclays, Saudi Arabia. Prior to that, Dr. Fahad was an economic specialist at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, where he worked for 11 years in the Economic Research and Statistics Department. Dr. Alturki has also worked as an economist at the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund.
Dr. Alturki is a Saudi National, holds a B.A. in Business Administration from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Oregon (Eugene, United States).