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Mr. Fahad Abduljalil AlSaif

Mr. Fahad Abduljalil AlSaif

Chairman | Managing Director and Head of the Global | PIF

Mr. AlSaif currently is Senior Managing Director heads the Public Investment Fund’s Global Capital Finance Division, where he oversees PIF’s Global Capital Financing activities of PIF and its portfolio companies.

Mr. AlSaif worked on developing PIF’s green financing framework and obtaining an investment grade inaugural credit rating by international rating agencies, and subsequently launching PIF’s debut international bond program; issuing the first green bond with a 100-year tranche, the first bond of its kind globally by a Sovereign Wealth Fund, simultaneously. Among other efforts that support PIF and its portfolio companies, Mr. AlSaif worked on diversifying the sources of capital to fund transformational projects across different sectors.

Mr. AlSaif holds several Board positions in national and international companies, including the chairmanship of the Aircraft Leasing Company (AviLease) and Emaar the Economic City.

In addition, Mr. AlSaif holds more than 25 years of experience in leading diverse functions including treasury, investment, debt capital management and corporate finance.

He started his career in the private sector and served senior positions in both Saudi British Bank (SABB) and HSBC Saudi Arabia for over a decade. Following his private sector stint, Mr. AlSaif then took on a public sector role within Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Finance, where he served as a senior advisor to the Minister, His Excellency Minister of Finance, and established and headed the ministry’s debt management function, later renamed as National Debt Management Centre (NDMC), where he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Board member.

A graduate in information systems from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals. Mr. Al Saif is also a member of PIF’s Management Committee and Management Liquidity Committee, and is also a chairman and member of multiple boards for PIF portfolio companies, Vision 2030 Realization Programs, government related entities and private companies including in the financial sector.


Bachelor degree in Management Information Systems from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, 1998G

Current Positions:

Senior Managing Director and Head of the Global Capital Finance Division – PIF

Non-executive Board member, Bahri Company

Board Chairman, Aircraft Leasing Company (AviLease)

Board Chairman, Emaar The Economic City

Non-executive Board member, Gulf International Bank.

Non-executive Board, Board Executive Committee, and Nomination and Remuneration Committee member, The Saudi Real Estate Refinance Company (SRC)

Member of the Financial Sector Development Program

Investment Committee member, National Development Fund

Investment & Financing Committee member, NEOM

Non-executive Board member, Board Executive Committee member, ACWA power

Non-executive Board member, Voluntary Carbon Market Company

Member of the Investment Committee, Events Investment Fund

Member in the Advisory Committee for investment in the municipal sector

Past Professional Experience:

Advisor to His Excellency the Minister of Finance –

CEO and Board Member National Debt Management Center

Deputy Managing Director – SABB

General Manager, Global Banking Services and Markets – SABB

General Manager and Head of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets – HSBC Saudi Arabia

General Manager and Head of Debt Capital Management – HSBC Saudi Arabia

Head of Risk Advisory, Treasury Department – SABB

Head of Investment and Trade Department, Treasury Department – SABB