Group Chief Executive Officer

Eng. Khalid Abdullah Alhussan is a Board Member and the Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Tadawul Group. He also serves as the Chairperson of the Saudi Exchange, the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa), the Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa), Wamid, an applied technology services business and the innovation arm of Saudi Tadawul Group. Additionally, Eng. Khalid is a Board Member in the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and Tadawul Real Estate Company, and E-finance for Digital & Financial Investments Company.

Eng. Khalid has more than 16 years of capital market and financial sector experience and possesses a wide range of expertise from business development and corporate planning to strategy and operations. Preceding his appointment as CEO of the Group, Eng. Khalid was the CEO of The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) – now known as the Saudi Exchange – for more than 5 years.

Throughout his tenure at the Exchange, Eng. Khalid has overseen the introduction and implementation of several key development programs, including the Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) framework, the inclusion of Tadawul in the emerging markets’ indices, the launch of Nomu and the derivative markets, the development of the fixed income market and the record-setting IPO of Saudi Aramco. Notably and most recently, led the transformation into the Saudi Tadawul Group.

Prior to joining the Exchange, Eng. Khalid worked in the insurance sector, managing areas of business product development and strategy.

Eng. Khalid is an engineer and holds an MBA from the University of Colorado, where he is also a certified entrepreneur.


Group Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Al-Esheikh joined Tadawul in September 2018, as the Director of Policies Department, and in March 2019, he was appointed as Chief Legal Officer. He has wide experience in the field of legislation especially those related to the capital market and listed companies. Mr. Al-Esheikh holds an LLM in Corporate Finance Law from the University of Westminster, London, UK.

He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from King Saud University. In addition, he has joined several training courses from reputable institutions.


Group Chief Risk and Security Officer

Mr. Yazeed has successfully assumed various management roles in the field of Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Risk Management and Business Continuity.

Mr. Yazeed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from King Saud University and Executive Masters of Business Administration from Al Yamamah University. In addition to several Professional and Leadership Certifications from various respectable institutions.


Group Chief of Internal Audit

Eng. Albuluwi is the Group Chief Internal Audit Officer for the Saudi Tadawul Group and manages a comprehensive program of internal auditing within Saudi Tadawul Group and its subsidiaries (Saudi Exchange, Edaa, Muqassa and WAMID). He has over 19 years of experience and track record of success in managing a wide spectrum of internal audit services with an aim of providing robust assurance to the Audit Committee and Board of Directors to assist in fulfilling their governance duties.

Eng. Albuluwi graduated from King Fahad University with a BS in Computer Engineering and he received various professional certificates in Audit as well as in other professions.


Group Chief of Regulatory Oversight and Authorisation

Mr. Al-Gheriri joined Tadawul in 2006 where he held several administrative and leading positions, until he was appointed as Chief of Regulatory Oversight and Authorization at Tadawul in November 2018. Mr. Al-Gheriri has extensive experience in the financial sector where he has successfully led several roles and responsibilities. Over the past few years, he has successfully led various functions and projects within the Members Relations Department.

Mr. Al-Gheriri holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Science from Minnesota State University, USA. He also has several professional certifications from various respectable institutions.


Group Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Alhasan joined Group in May 2021, he was appointed as Group Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Alhasan has extensive experience in Information Technology, Cybersecurity and Risk Management. He assumed various Technical, Managerial and Leadership positions in the High-Tech Industry, Commercial Banking and Capital Markets.

Mr. Alhasan holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from KFUPM, and an M.Sc. degree in Engineering Management and Leadership from Santa Clara University, California, United State of America. He also has many Professional Certifications from multiple reputable institutions in IT, Security, Risk and Management and Leadership.


Chief Human Resource Officer

Ms. Al-Besher joined Tadawul in May 2018 as Chief Human Resource Officer. She has wide experience in the field of human resources development, support services, corporate communications and leading FinTech initiatives.

Ms. Al-Besher holds a Master’s Degree in HR from the Catholic University of America, USA.


Group Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Qureshi joined in March 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Qureshi has over 23 years of experience in strategic financial planning & management, accounting, investment management, company start-ups, mergers & acquisitions and assets liabilities management. Mr. Qureshi holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce from Pakistan. He is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Institute of Public Finance Accountants.


Group Chief Strategy Officer

Lee Hodgkinson is the Group Chief of Strategy for Saudi Tadawul Group and oversees group strategic implementation throughout the organization.

Mr. Hodgkinson has over 30 years of experience in trading, capital markets, and data, across international markets including the UK, EU, USA, China, Russia and India. Prior to joining Saudi Tadawul Group, he held a number of executive and management positions throughout the capital markets infrastructure industry, including CEO of SWX Europe, CEO of Euronext London, and Group CEO of OSTC Ltd, a global derivatives trading firm. Mr. Hodgkinson has also served as Vice President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges and is currently a non-Executive Chairman of BMLL, a London-based data and analytics company.

At present, Mr. Hodgkinson is completing a master’s degree from Kings College London, UK, in the field of International Affairs, and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School.

Ownership of Executive Managements, Spouses and Minors

The Group’s Executive Managements, Spouses and Minors don’t have any shares ownership.