Yazen AlKhudairy

Managing Director – Financial Institutions

Yazen AlKhudairy is the Managing Director of Financial Institutions at the GFH Financial Group. He is responsible for developing and implementing the Group’s strategy in its target regions – with a primary focus on the MENA region – and establishing and maintaining relationships with regional and global banks and asset managers. He is also in charge of managing the Group’s relationships and continuously refining its approach to serving financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds and investment companies. Yazen is a seasoned investment banker with more than 23 years of experience working across key areas of the industry including Treasury, Investment Banking and Private Equity.

He is also a Partner and Member of the Board of Advisors for GigaNet, Darvis and AgAu, and a Member of the Board of Advisors for Cayan Holdings.

Prior to joining GFH in April 2021, Yazen spent seven years as Head of Financial Institutions and Sovereign Coverage for Society Generale in Saudi Arabia. Previously, he held a number of senior roles at regional and international banks in Saudi Arabia and corporates. This includes serving as a Head of Treasury at Deutsche Bank AG and Head of Islamic & Treasury Division at Al Rajhi Bank. He began his career with roles in the Treasury and Investment Divisions at Saudi British Bank, Saudi Fransi Bank, Saudi Hollandi Bank and STC

Yazen holds a BSc in Finance from King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals – Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and graduated with Dean’s Honours.