Khaled Mohammed al-Aboodi

Company: Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
Position: Chief executive officer and general manager

Biography: Khaled Mohammed al-Aboodi joined the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in November 2001 as deputy director general of its private sector arm, the ICD. Since 2007, he has been CEO of ICD, working on the development of Islamic institutions in the private sector.

Al-Aboodi has 30 years’ experience in the region and the US. He began his career as an economic researcher at the Finance and National Economy Ministry in 1982. In 1995, he moved to the US to work as assistant to the Saudi executive director at the World Bank.

In 2000, he returned to Saudi Arabia to join the state-owned Public Investment Fund as senior economist. He has a degree in economics from the King Saud University in Riyadh and a master’s degree in economics from Northeastern University in the US.

Contact Tel: (+966) 2 644 1644