Management Team

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Eng. Khalid Abdullah Al-Hussan

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Eng. Khalid Abdullah Alhussan is a Board member and the Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Tadawul Group. He also serves as the Chairman of the Saudi Exchange, the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa), the Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa), Wamid, an applied technology services business and the innovation arm of Saudi Tadawul Group and the Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE). Additionally, Al Hussan is a board member in the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and Tadawul Real Estate Company. Alhussan has more than 14 years of capital market and financial sector experience and possesses a wide range of expertise from business development and corporate planning to strategy and operations. Preceding his appointment as CEO of the Group, Eng. Khalid was the CEO of The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) - now known as the Saudi Exchange - for more than 5 years. Throughout his tenure at the Exchange, Khalid has overseen the introduction and implementation of several key development programs, including the Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) framework, the inclusion of Tadawul in the emerging markets’ indices, the launch of Nomu and the derivative markets, the development of the fixed income market and the record-setting IPO of Saudi Aramco. Notably and most recently, led the transformation into the Saudi Tadawul Group. Prior to joining the Exchange, Eng. Khalid worked in the insurance sector, managing areas of business, marketing, and strategy. Khalid is an engineer and holds an MBA from the University of Colorado, where he is also a certified entrepreneur.  

Membership in Board Committee: Chairman of the Compliance Committee Chairman of the Information Technology Committee Member of the Regulatory Policy and Oversight Committee.

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Dr. Roland Bellegarde

Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Bellegarde is currently the CEO Advisor at the Saudi Tadawul Holding Group. He is a Board member of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa) and Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa) and the Saudi Exchange Company and Tadawul Advanced Solutions Company (Wamid).  

He was a member of the NYSE-Euronext management Committee from 2007 to 2014 as Group Executive Vice-President in charge of European Equities and Listings. His mandate extended to cover domestic and International Listings, Equity and Index derivatives, Index business development, structured products as well as market operations. He acted as chairman of SmartPool (Block trading platform), Board member of LIFFE AM, Qatar Exchange, Clearnet SA as well as Interbosla (Portuguese CSD).  

Dr. Bellegarde has a PhD degree in Treasury Finance Banking from De La Sorbonne University in France.  

 

Membership in Board Committee: Member of the Audit Committee 

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Mr. Wael Abdullah Al-Hazzani

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Al-Hazzani is the Chief Executive Office of the Securities Clearing Center Company (Muqassa). He is a Board member of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa) and Tadawul Advanced Solutions Company (Wamid) and the Saudi Exchange. He carries a wealth knowledge in the capital market, risk management and clearing and settlement. Mr. Al-Hazzani has occupied many leading positions within Tadawul Saudi Group which includes heading the clearing and settlement function and Post Trade Transformation Program. Mr. Al-Hazzani holds an MBA -Minor in Finance and bachelor’s degree in computer science from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia.  

 

Membership in Board Committee: Member of the Risk Management Committee.

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Mr. Adel Ibrahim Al-Ateeq

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Al-Ateeq is currently a Board Member of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa), and the Chief Executive Officer of Fund and Funds “Jada” in addition to being the Vice Chairperson of Riyad Capital. Mr. Al-Ateeq has more than 25 years of experience in Capital Markets, Real Estate, Private Equity. He held many roles, responsibilities, and leadership positions in Riyad Bank, Riyad Capital, and Saudi Central Bank.  

Mr. Al- Ateeq holds a master’s degree in Finance and Investment from University of Pittsburgh and completed several executive leadership programs leading universities such as London Business School and Stanford University.  

Membership in Board Committee: Chairman of the Audit Committee

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Mr. Rajiv Shukla

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Shukla is the CEO of HSBC Saudi Arabia (HSBC SA), a role he has held since 2019. He joined HSBC in 2004 and has held several roles since then. These have included Head of Global Banking & Markets for HSBC SA, Head of Investment Banking for HSBC SA, regional Head of Debt Capital Markets for HSBC group in MENA, and Head of Debt Capital Markets for HSBC SA. Mr. Shukla has over 30 years of experience, including eight years with Citibank in the Asia Pacific immediately prior to joining HSBC, and six years with Tata Steel in India prior to that. He is a non-executive director on the Board of Securities Center Depositary Company (Edaa) and holds nonexecutive position as a Joint Secretary in the national Executive Committee of the Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN).  

Mr. Shukla holds an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management.  

 

Membership in Board Committee: Member of the Risk Management Committee 

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Dr Tariq Al-Naeem

Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors

Dr. Tariq Al-Naeem has around 20 years of professional experience, mostly in the financial services industry. He is presently the CEO for the Water Transmission & Technologies Company, a state-owned Company responsible for developing, constructing, and operating infrastructure projects, primarily in the Water sector. He previously held multiple executive positions, in both public and private sectors, most notably, CEO for Medgulf Insurance, CMA board commissioner, Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Commerce & Investment, Strategy GM at AlRajhi Bank group, Asset Services GM at Tadawul Stock Exchange. He is presently and has also been a board member at several public and private organizations.  

Tariq has a PhD in Information Systems from UNSW (Sydney, Australia), and BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from King Saud University.  

 

Membership in Board Committee: Chairman of the Risk Management Committee.

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Mrs. Hanan Mohammad Alshehri

CEO of the Securities Depository Center

Hanan is the CEO of the Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa). She has over 13 years of experience in the Investment Sector and product development and has held several roles and leadership positions, most recently as the Chief of Business Development at Edaa. 

She holds a Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Science of Information Systems from Prince Sultan University.

In 2023, Hanan obtained an Executive Leadership Development certification at Stanford Business School. 

In addition to her role at Edaa, Hanan is a board member of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets (AFCM) and the Capital Market Institutions Committee.
 

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Mr. Bandar Al Kahail

Chief of Business Development

Bandar brings over 15 years of financial sector expertise, he joined Edaa in 2017 as Custody Manager, quickly advancing through Operations and Business Development roles to his current position as Chief of Business Development. With a rich background in the financial markets, including notable tenures at Morgan Stanley and Barclays, Bandar brings a wealth of experience to his leadership role.

Holdings a Master of Science degree in Computing for Financial Markets from the University of Stirling, UK, and backed by various executive leadership certificates, Bandar's dynamic skill set reflects a commitment to growth and excellence. His strategic acumen benefits both Edaa and the broader financial landscape, where he actively contributes to leadership roles.
 

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Mr. Waiel Al Rashed

Chief Operations Officer

Waiel began his career with Edaa Since it started practicing its services in January 2017. Prior to that, Waiel took executive roles in the Saudi Stock Exchange (“Tadawul”) since he joined in 2008, the last position he held was Head of Securities Depository Center Department. Previously Waiel worked for eight years at Al-Rashed Consultants & CPAs. 

Waiel is an administrative and advisory expert with over than 18 years of experience in leading professional and financial Corporations with a Bachelor of Business Administration & Diploma in Computer Operations from USA. Waiel is recognized for Chang & projects management, operational and managerial Solutions implementation/execution.