Board Of Directors

Abdulmajeed Al Hagbani - Chairman
Abdulmajeed is a Senior Director at the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF), where he is the Head of MENA Securities Investments. From 2018 to 2021, Abdulmajeed served as Director of PIF’s Local Investment Holdings. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director, Head of Asset Management, and as chief investment officer at HSBC Saudi Arabia. Abdulmajeed sits on the boards of directors for Saudi Egyptian Investment Company, and Sela Sport Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Muteb AlShathri – Vice Chairman
Muteb is a Senior Director at the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) – MENA Investments Division. Muteb also served as Senior Vice President of the PIF’s MENA Investments Division between 2019-2021. His previous positions include Senior Associate at the PIF, Director of Consumer Business Insight at Riyadh International Catering Company, and Strategic Transformation Officer at Saudi Aramco. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Depa PL, and a board member at the Saudi Egyptian Investment Company, Saudi Tourism Investment Company, Innovative Energy Holding Ltd, Qassim Cement Company, and Saudi Ceramics. Muteb holds a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.
Fadi Al Said - Director
Fadi is a Senior Director at the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF), where he is a member of PIF’s Investment Department. From 2014 to 2020, Fadi served as Managing Director, lead portfolio manager at Lazard Asset Management, and from 2008 to 2014, he also worked as Senior Investment Manager and Head of MENA at ING Investment Management. He also served as Director and Lead Fund Manager at ENBD Asset Management, and as a Senior Investment Manager at Damac Invest. Fadi began his career at the Arab Bank. Fadi holds a master’s degree in business administration from Cass Business School in the UK, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Jordan. He is a CFA charterholder.
Omar Alwir - Director

As the CEO of the Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund, Omar leads the company’s management team in formulating and implementing its investment strategy. Prior to assuming his current role, Omar was the CEO of AB Invest, the investment banking arm of Arab Bank. He also served as the CEO of Capital Investments, the investment banking arm of Capital Bank, and was the co-founder of Singularity Advisors, a corporate advisory service. Along with his distinguished career in the finance sector, Omar boasts a wealth of experience in the public sector, serving as Assistant for Policy at the Office of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, as well as a policy advisor to the Jordanian Minister of Finance and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation. Omar began his career in the United States, where he worked in the restructuring and bankruptcy consulting field with Chicago-based Navigant Consulting. Omar holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude with a major in economics, with distinction, and minors in history and psychology.

Walid Al Samhouri - Director

Walid has 30 years of banking experience at Arab Bank. Walid has been a Senior Vice President at Arab Bank heading the area of Jordan and covering other areas such as the Gulf and Egypt. Prior to that he served as a Senior Vice President covering North Africa and Lebanon. Also, he served as the Head of Global Credit Admin Credit Group at Arab Bank, and head of the Corporate & Institutional Banking – Research & Support – Global Banking Group (GBG) Department at Arab Bank. Walid sits on the board of directors of Arab Sudanese Bank (as chairman), Arab Tunisian Bank, Oman Arab Bank, and Jordan Loan Guarantee Corporation. He graduated from the University of Jordan with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics & Public Administration, and he obtained his master’s degree in Economics from University of Jordan as well.