Dr. Fahad Al-Dossari is the newly appointed president of the General Authority for Statistics.
As president, he is tasked with leading the authority through a critical period that includes the strategic transformation of data collection processes in the Kingdom.
Al-Dossari began his career in 1999 as an economics researcher at the Saudi Central Bank, and in 2009 became the head of the money and banking division in the bank’s research and statistics department.
While at the Saudi Central Bank, he became the director-general of the research and statistics department, and in 2013 its director of international affairs.
From 2013 to 2017, Al-Dossari held the position of director-general of the Institute of Finance, formerly known as the Institute of Banking. He also served as deputy governor for administrative affairs at the Saudi Central Bank from 2016 to 2019.
Before becoming president of the General Authority for Statistics, Al-Dossari served as deputy governor for research and international affairs at the Saudi Central Bank.
Al-Dossari is the chairman of the board of directors of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa.
He is also a board member of multiple organizations including the Social Development Bank, Saudi Real Estate Development Fund, Agricultural Development Fund, and the Public Pension Agency.
Al-Dossari received a doctorate in economics in 2008 from the University of Leeds in the UK.