Dr Khalid Alsweilem

Chief Global Sovereign Funds Advisor and Chairman of Ninety One Capital - Saudi Arabia (under formation)

In the company since

2020

Years in the industry

33

About

Dr.Alsweilem is the Chief Global Sovereign Funds Advisor and Chairman of Ninety One Capital - Saudi Arabia), responsible for leading the board of Ninety One Capital (Saudi branch) in accordance with Ninety One’s strategy and objective for the region. Dr.Alsweilem will be based in the firm’s Riyadh office.

Dr.Alsweilem is a world-renowned expert on sovereign wealth funds and their connection to the real economy. He is one of the longest-serving and most successful sovereign fund practitioners, having previously served as Chief Counsellor and Director General of Investment at SAMA, the Central Bank of Saudi Arabia, where he held senior positions since 1991. He is a visiting scholar at the Stanford Centre of Sustainable Development and Global Competitiveness and at the Stanford Long-Term Investing Initiative, as well as a non-resident scholar at MIT Golub Centre for Finance and Policy. Prior to that, he was a scholar at Stanford Global Projects Centre and a fellow expert at Harvard Kennedy School, where he was the lead author on major sovereign funds research and publications.

He is an engineer and holds a PhD in Economics and a Post-doctoral Fellowship at Harvard University Economics Department.