FaceOf: Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Quweiz, Saudi Capital Market Authority president

Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Quweiz
Updated 31 October 2018
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FaceOf: Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Quweiz, Saudi Capital Market Authority president

  • began his career as a dealer at the Arab National Bank between 1996 and 1999
  • Al-Quweiz holds a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University in Riyadh

Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Quweiz has been president of the Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) since July 2017. 

He began his career as a dealer at the Arab National Bank between 1996 and 1999. Then he moved to be a transactor at Samba Financial Group between 1999 and 2004. 

Al-Quweiz has been a member of a number of committees and boards, including the Investments and Capital Markets Committee and Young Businessmen’s Committee at Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He was also a member of the investment committees at Al Rajhi Company and King Faisal Foundation.

Al-Quweiz holds a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University in Riyadh, and a master’s degree in finance and entrepreneurship from the NYU Stern School of Business, New York. 

The CMA received a certificate of accreditation from the National Enterprises Architecture of the e-government program Yesser. This makes CMA the first government agency to reach the third level of institutional structure maturity.

Al-Quweiz commended the important role of the Yesser program in supporting government agencies during the process of digital transformation.

“The CMA benefited from the application of the institutional structure concept. It helped it achieve integration between the business sector and information technology, and to provide accurate and integrated information and performance indicators to help with the decision-making process.” he said.


King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

Updated 10 December 2018
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King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

JEDDAH: King Salman patronized on Sunday the inaugural ceremony for the restoration of the Tarif historical district in the presence of leaders, presidents, and delegations from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

The program aims at the development of the ancient historical city so as to transform it into an international tourist and cultural hub. It also aims to list it among the world heritage sites.

In a speech delivered during this ceremony, Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Governor of Riyadh region, thanked King Salman for his support of the program, which coincides with the fourth anniversary of the king’s ascension to the throne.