Chief Economist and Head of Research, Jadwa Investment
Dr. Fahad M. Alturki is the Chief Economist and Head of Research at Jadwa investment Company in Riyadh. He is also a Chairperson of its Public Funds Board and a Board Member of its Jadwa REIT Al Haramain Fund Board and Jadwa REIT Saudi Fund Board, and a Member of its Executive Management Committee. Externally, Dr. Fahad is an Independent Board Member of the General Authority of Statistics Board of Directors. Dr. Fahad manages the economic research department and publishes regular reports on issues related to the Saudi and global economies and the world oil market. He frequently presents at a number of high profile local, regional, and international conferences and roundtable discussions in addition of being a domestic and international media figure.
Dr. Fahad has a proven track record in the economy field with an experience up to 20 years. Prior to joining Jadwa, Fahad was the Chief Economist at Barclays Saudi Arabia with similar responsibilities. Previously, Fahad was an Economic Specialist at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority where he worked for 11 years in the Economic Research and Statistics Department and before that Fahad was an Economist at the International Monetary Fund at the Middle East and Central Asia Department.
Dr. Fahad graduated with a BA in Business Administration from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, and has a Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in economics from University of Oregon (Eugene, USA).