Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Junaidal was appointed as a Shoura Council member on Oct. 19.
King Salman appointed 150 members to the council for a period of four years and named Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh as the consultative assembly’s head.
Al-Junaidal received a bachelor’s degree in administrative sciences from King Saud University, Riyadh, in 1983.
In 1988, he obtained a master’s degree in law from the University of Illinois.
He previously served as the Saudi Fund for Development’s director of the legal department and as an administrative manager before that.
Al-Junaidal is a member of joint committees of Arab, regional and international financial bodies such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
For six years, he was a member of the board of directors for Saudi Real Estate.
Between 2012 and 2016, he acted as a member of the committee of those objecting to tax and zakat disputes. He is also a member of the Asian African Legal Consultative Organization.
Al-Junaidal served as the Kingdom’s deputy governor on the board of the directors of the OPEC Fund for International Development.
He served as a member of the Kingdom’s delegation for the governors of Arab Financial Institutions and the Islamic Development Bank.