Ahmed Alkholifey

Co-Chair RCG for MENA

Governor, Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority

Ahmed Alkholifey is Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (Central Bank of Saudi Arabia). He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Law from the King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Master in Business Administration and Ph.D. in Economics from Colorado State University, USA.

He started his career at the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources as Legal Specialist and then as Economic Researcher. Mr. Alkholifey joined the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority in 1995 and worked as Economic Advisor and Director General of Economic Research and Statistics Department. In 2011, Mr. Alkholifey was appointed Executive Director for Saudi Arabia at the International Monetary Fund and worked there until 2013, when he was appointed Deputy Governor for Research and International Affairs at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority. In May 2016, he was appointed Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority.