Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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|Faisal bin Mishaal|
|Governor of Al Qassim Region|
|Governor of Al Qassim province|
|In office||January 29, 2015 – present|
|Predecessor||Faisal bin Bandar|
|Born||1959 (age 58–59)|
|House||House of Saud|
|Father||Mishaal bin Saud|
|Mother||Fawzia bint Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani|
Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (born 1959) is the Governor of Al-Qassim Region since January 29, 2015. He is the eldest son of Prince Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. He is a grandson of King Saud and a great-grandson of King Abdulaziz.
He received a bachelor's degree in political science in 1982 from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, and master's degree in political science in 1988 from the University of California in the United States. He received his doctorate degree in political science in 2000 from the University of Durham in the United Kingdom.
He joined immediately after graduating from the university in the Ministry of Defence management cooperation and foreign aid in 1982. Moved to work in the form of intelligence and security of the armed forces in the Ministry of Defense in 1984. He served as an adviser for defense minister's office in 1988.
On 29 January 2015, he was appointed as a governor for Al-Qassim Region at the rank of minister, succeeding to Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, who was appointed governor of Riyadh region.