Dr. Fahad M. Alturki is Chief Economist and Head of Research at Jadwa investment Company in Riyadh. He is also a member of its Executive Management Committee. He is responsible for managing the economic research department and publishes regularly on issues related to the Saudi and global economies and the world oil market. He appears frequently in the domestic and international media and is a regular public speaker.
Prior to joining Jadwa, Fahad led the Macroeconomics Research unit at Barclays Saudi Arabia with similar responsibilities. Previously, Fahad was an Economic Specialist at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency where he worked for eleven years in the Economic Research and Statistics Department. Between 2007-09, Fahad was an economist at the International Monetary Fund at the Middle East and Central Asia Department.
Fahad graduated with a BA in business administration (majoring accounting) from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, and has a Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in economics from University of Oregon (Eugene, USA).