Deputy Secretary-General, G20-2020 Saudi Secretariat and Sous-Sherpa, Saudi G20. Board member at the National Center for Strategic Development in Saudi Arabia and Riyadh Economic Forum. Previously, he held several senior positions including Associate Professor and Director of the Governance and Public Policy Program at MBRSG- UAE, a fellow at Harvard University and Assistant Professor at ASU in the USA, a Partner and Managing Director of Accenture Strategy and Public Sector Transformation Lead in the Middle East as well as KPMG. He also served a senior advisor to several international organizations including World Bank, UNDP, OECD, Swedish International Development Agency, Bill Gates Foundation, Shell, and Citi Foundation. He completed his post-doctoral study at Harvard University, a Ph.D. from University of Connecticut in Comparative Public Policy and Management.