Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi ambassador to Switzerland

Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi ambassador to Switzerland
Prince Mansour bin Nasaser bin Abdul Aziz
Updated 10 May 2019

Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi ambassador to Switzerland

Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi ambassador to Switzerland
  • The prince holds a master’s degree in philosophy of international affairs from the University of Salford in the UK
  • He is the CEO and chairman of the board of Mansour bin Nasser Holding Corp.

Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz became the Kingdom’s ambassador to Switzerland on Feb. 10, following a royal decree. 

Previously, he served for many years as an adviser to King Salman with the rank of minister, a position he held until February 2015. He has advised on various economic issues affecting Saudi Arabia.

The prince holds a master’s degree in philosophy of international affairs from the University of Salford in the UK, and is known internationally for his global business leadership. He is the founder of several companies, including Saudi Oil Services, Maps Geosystems, Saudi Company for International Military Services, and Izcon, which undertakes regulatory and technical examination.

He is the CEO and chairman of the board of Mansour bin Nasser Holding Corp., the chairman of the board and a partner of Izcon, and a partner in Maps Geosystems.

Prince Mansour recently presented a copy of his credentials to Mauro Reina, the chief of protocol at the Swiss Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, they discussed ways in which bilateral relations might be enhanced.


Yazeed Al-Humied, head of Local Holdings Investments at the Saudi Public Investment Fund

Yazeed Al-Humied
Yazeed Al-Humied
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Yazeed Al-Humied, head of Local Holdings Investments at the Saudi Public Investment Fund

Yazeed Al-Humied

Yazeed Al-Humied is the newly appointed head of Local Holdings Investments at the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF).

From October 2016 until December 2020, he was the PIF’s chief of staff, managing the fund’s relationships and creating strategic partnerships locally and internationally.

He also managed internal institutional and investment projects to ensure they were completed on time and met quality standards and developed a governance model for PIF portfolio companies while monitoring their performance.

On top of his new role, Al-Humied will contribute to the PIF as a member of various permanent committees including those responsible for management, and portfolio company nomination.

In addition, he sits as chairman of the National Security Services Co., vice chairman of both the Samba Financial Group and the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), and is a board member of Saudia airline, the Saudi Civil Aviation Holding Co., and Saudi low-cost carrier flyadeal.

Al-Humied joined PIF as an adviser to the fund’s governor in 2015. In his one-year advisory role, he was responsible for the restructuring, strategy crafting, and posting of PIF’s reallocation to the Saudi Council of Economic and Development Affairs.

He started his career in 2004 with multinational professional services company PricewaterhouseCoopers and four years later joined the Capital Market Authority (CMA) where he headed mergers and acquisitions.

Al-Humied gained a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Riyadh’s King Saud University in 2004 and he is also an alumnus of the London Business School’s corporate finance modular program.