|Muhammed Al Jasser|
|Minister of Economy and Planning|
13 December 2011
|Prime Minister||King Abdullah|
|Preceded by||Khalid bin Mohammed Al Gosaibi|
|Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA)|
February 2009 – December 2011
|Preceded by||Hamad Al Sayari|
|Succeeded by||Fahad Al Mubarak|
|Born||1955 (age 57–58)
|Alma mater||San Diego State University
University of California
Muhammed Sulaiman Al Jasser (born 1955) is a Saudi economist who has been economy and planning minister since 2011.
Early life and education 
Al Jasser began his career at the Saudi finance ministry in 1981. He was named the executive director for Saudi Arabia at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 1988. His tenure lasted until 1995. He joined the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) in 1995 as vice governor of SAMA and vice chairman of the SAMA board. He served in this post until 2009. He was also named as acting deputy minister of finance and national economy for budget and organization in 1995. He served as the director of the Saudi Arabian Mining Company until 2009.
Al Jasser became governor of SAMA in February 2009, replacing Hamad Al Sayari. He was also appointed the first chairman of the Gulf Monetary Council on 30 March 2010. The task of this organisation is to establish a united central bank and common currency for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). He also chaired state-controlled Saudi Telecom, and is a member on the boards of various national and regional finance institutions including the Islamic Development Bank and Arab Monetary Fund. Al Jasser was appointed the minister of Economy and Planning on 13 December 2011, replacing Khalid bin Mohammed Al Gosaib who had been in this post since 2008. Muhammed Al Jasser is described as a well-regarded technocrat by James Reeve, senior economist at Samba Financial Group in London.
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Khalid bin Mohammed Al Gosaibi
|Minister of Economy and Planning