Company: Banque Saudi Fransi
Position: Head of structured finance
Biography: Saad Ur-Rehman is head of the structured finance division at the local Banque Saudi Fransi, where he has worked for the past 14 years. In 2007, he set up the bank’s investment banking platform as a separate legal entity to comply with new rules set by the kingdom’s Capital Market Authority.
Ur-Rehman has been involved in financing more than $150bn-worth of projects, including most of the kingdom’s key petrochemical, power and water, and infrastructure projects. He acted as a financial adviser on some of the first independent power projects in Saudi Arabia and is still a key financier in the sector today.
Recently, Ur-Rehman acted as an adviser to Saudi Aramco and France’s Total on the $14bn Satorp refinery project at Jubail. He has a master’s degree in business administration from the Lahore University of Management Services in Pakistan.
Contact: (+966) 1 404 2222
Company website: www.alfranis.com.sa