Mohammed Al-Jadaan

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Mohammed Al-Jadaan
Minister of Finance
Assumed office
November 1st 2016
Preceded byIbrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf
Personal details
Born
Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan

Mohammed Al-Jadaan (Arabic: محمد بن عبد الله الجدعان‎; born 1963) is a commercial lawyer and co-founder of Al-Jadaan and Partners Law Firm who has served as Saudi Arabia's Minister of Finance since November 2016.[1] He replaced Ibrahim Al-Assaf who was appointed to the post in 1996.[2]

From January 2015 until his recent appointment, he was the chairman of Capital Markets Authority where he oversaw the opening of the Tadawul Stock Exchange and the loosening of Saudi's regulatory framework to foreign investors.[3] He has also previously served as a Special Adviser to the board of Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia.[2]

He is a close ally of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and an advocate of Vision 2030.[4]

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud cancelled his participation in the 2017 G20 Hamburg summit and sent Al-Jadaan instead.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minister CV - Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan". Ministry of Finance. Retrieved July 4, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Who is Saudi Arabia's new finance minister?". Arab News. November 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "Clock ticking for Saudi Arabia's new finance minister as oil kingdom teeters closer to recession". National Post. November 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Interview with Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Saudi Arabia Finance Minister from the World Economic Forum 2017". CNBC. January 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "Saudi King Cancels Plans To Attend G20 Summit In Germany". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. July 3, 2017.
Political offices
Preceded by
Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf
Minister of Finance
2016-present
Incumbent

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