The Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference 2019 will kick off in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on 18-19 September, organized by Euromoney Institutional Investor, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance, under the theme of “Growing the New Financial Ecosystem”.
Yarob Thenayan, Deputy Minister of Communication and Media, Ministry of Finance described the conference as one of the most prominent financial events in the region, he said, “Euromoney’s 14th conference in Saudi Arabia comes at an important time for the region as it will take place ahead of the Kingdom’s Presidency of G20 in December 2019.
“Euromoney 2019 will highlight the importance of the Kingdom's position as the largest financial market in the Middle East. At the same time, the conference will provide a vital platform to promote financial sector growth and development. Euromoney 2019 will build on the previous success achieved by the Financial Sector Conference in April 2019, which enabled international and local financial industry leaders to meet in one place and exchange ideas. Euromoney Saudi Arabia will ensure further progress is made towards these goals,” he added.
The two-day conference will feature high-level dialogue from government leaders and will be inaugurated by Minister of Finance, Mohammed Al-Jadaan.
Panel discussions will include Minister of Commerce and Investment, Dr. Majid Abdullah Al-Kassabi; Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, Dr. Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey and Chairman of the Capital Market Authority (CMA), Mohammed El-Kuwaiz.
The conference will also host key financial, business and thought-leaders including Ammar Alkhudairy, Chairman, Samba Financial Group; Ghela Boskovich, Founder of FemTechGlobal; Maren Kasper, Acting President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Ginnie Mae and Brett Winton, Director of Research at Ark Invest.