Turki Al-Mutairi Appointed Deputy Governor of SAMA Research, International Affairs

Tuesday, 4 September, 2018 - 07:45
Riyadh - Asharq Al-Awsat

Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), the Kingdom’s central bank, has appointed Turki al-Mutairi as Deputy Governor of Research and International Affairs.

Mutairi started his career in SAMA in 2003 as an economist specialist. He joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 2012 and served as an adviser to the executive director for Saudi Arabia.

In 2015, he became the Alternate Executive Director for Saudi Arabia at the World Bank in Washington DC, and in 2018, he was appointed as an adviser to SAMA governor.

Mutairi represented Saudi Arabia in many G20 meetings, particularly Sherpa (G20 Leaders' representatives) meetings as a Sous-Sherpa for Saudi Arabia from 2015 to mid-2018. He also represented SAMA in a number of local and international workshops and committees.

He received his Master degree in Economics from Florida State University and received a Bachelor degree with honor from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Management Information Systems, in addition to a number of specialized courses in the economic and financial field.

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