Rayan Fayez has been the managing director and CEO of Banque Saudi Fransi since 2018.
Prior to assuming the leadership of Banque Saudi Fransi, he held the role of CEO of Savola Group from 2016 to 2018.
Previously, Fayez spent five years at Goldman Sachs Saudi Arabia, serving first as the executive director of investment banking in London and later as CEO and head of investment banking in the Kingdom.
Prior to that, he spent four years working at JP Morgan, first as an analyst of natural resources investment banking in New York, and later as an associate of natural resources investment banking in London.
In 2020, Fayez served as the chairman of the finance and infrastructure taskforce at the business group (B20) under the Kingdom’s G20 presidency.
Fayez is also a member of several boards, including those of the Saudi Stock Exchange, Human Resources Development Fund, Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Co., and Hassana Investment Co.
He is also a member of the board investment committee of the Qiddiya Investment Co. and the Royal Commission for AlUla.
He has previously served as a board member of the Herfy Food Services Co., the Knowledge Economic City, and Almarai.
Fayez holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was also a member of the Pi Tau Sigma, a mechanical engineering honor society, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high-achieving students.