Investment Fund (PIF)
Dr. Raed Al-Rayes
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. AlRayes has a proven track record of accomplishments in different professional capacities spanning nearly 20 years - with successful contributions across several fields including investment banking and direct investment. He has played a key role in many financial institutions where he held leadership positions, and he has made significant contributions through board positions in numerous companies...
Dr.Raed has held several leading positions in major companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Investment Banking at Al Rajhi Capital. He then served as CEO and General Manager of Arab Petroleum Investments Company (APICORP) in early 2014. Following that, he was appointed as an advisor to the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources from May 2017, until he joined Dussur.
Dr. AlRayes earned his PhD in Management and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management & Business Research Methods, as well as a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration from the University of Bradford in the UK. He acquired his Bachelors’ Degree with honors in Islamic Economics from Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University.
Dr. Ammr Kurdi
Chief Corporate Services Officer (CCSO)
Dr. Ammr K. Kurdi joined Dussur as the Chief Corporate Services Officer (CCSO) in 2019. He holds more than 15 years of professional and executive experience in accounting, finance, and auditing. Dr. Kurdi is a dynamic leader and finance executive with a proven track record of success in business strategy setting, leading complex organizational roles, and analysis & execution of mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Kurdi has a wealth of experience serving on the Boards, Audit Committees...
, and Risk & Compliance Committees of multiple joint stock, private, and public organizations, including Savola Group, Acwa Power, Derayah Financial, Wala’a Insurance, the US Institute of Management Accountants, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), and SOCPA, among others.
Prior to joining Dussur, Dr. Kurdi was the Group Chief Financial Officer at Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company. At Amiantit, Dr. Kurdi led a global accounting and finance team spread over more than 20 subsidiaries and joint ventures across the GCC, North Africa, and Europe. Prior to his tenure at Amiantit, he was an Accounting Professor and the Chief Audit Executive for KFUPM, where he conducted academic research and helped establish a pioneering internal audit function using the modern risk-based audit approach.
Dr. Kurdi earned his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of North Texas in 2010, a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Arizona in 2004, and Bachelors’ degree in Accounting from KFUPM in 2001. He also holds an executive degree in Audit Committees & Governance from Harvard Business School in 2015 and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).