Dr. Mohamed Aly Ramady

FCIB, PhD. Economics, Associate Professor

Professional Activities


> August 2002 - Current: Visiting Associate Professor, Economics and Finance, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Teaching Executive MBA, MBA and Undergraduate students in International Finance and Economics with special interest on Saudi Arabia, the GCC, Islamic Finance and Money and Banking. Member of various Senior level University Committees on Strategic Planning, Strategic Research directions.

> 1978-2002 : Senior Corporate and Strategic Planning, Banking and Investment Advisory positions in Europe, Middle East and USA with :
- Citibank N.A., London, Vice President

(Treasury, Corporate Planning, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Islamic Banking)

- Saudi American Bank, Riyadh, Assistant General Manager

(Seconded by Citibank N.A. to head Financial Institutions, Corporate

Planning and Public Sector Divisions)

- Chase Manhattan Bank, London, Vice President

(Private Banking for the Middle East)

- First City Texas Bank Corporation, Houston and London

(Energy Loans, Middle East Country Risk Analysis and Strategy)

- Qatar National Bank, Qatar, Senior Manager

(Head of Investments, Economics and Planning, and established the first Economic Planning Unit at QNB, drafting first country strategic plan)

- Qatar International Islamic Bank, Qatar, Senior Advisor to The Chairman and MD

(Wrote QIIB’s first Strategic Plan and Corporate planning organizational framework, as well as acting as Head of International Investments)

- Advisor to the Chairman, JJ UK,

. 1974-1978: Lecturer, Economics, University of Leicester, UK


- "International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management" Emerald Publishing UK

- World Research Organization. South Africa.


1980 to date :Special Financial Column. Arab News. Saudi Arabia
http://www.saudi-economy.org/Articles.htm .
Membership: - -RUSI – UK. Royal United Services Institute, London.

-The Lansdowne Club, London.

-The Equestrian Club, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia.

Languages: English, Arabic, Greek, Turkish


Senior University Level:

2002-2003: University Research Committee

2003-2004: University Research Committee

Prince Abdullah Science Park Committee

University Strategic Planning Committee

2004-2005: Prince Abdullah Science Park Committee

Strategic Planning Committee

2005-2006: External Funding Project Team Leader

2005- Coop Coordinator, Department of Finance and Economics

2007- Project Member: Saudi Aramco – KFUPM Strategic

Partnership Alliance

International Level:

2004- To date: International Council Member, BRISMES

British Society for Middle East Studies.


E-mail: ramadyma@kfupm.edu.sa

Published Books:

1. The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges.” Springer International. New York. 2010 (Second Edition)" Go to Book Page

2. "The GCC Econimies: Stepping up to Future Challenges" Springer 2012 Go to Book Page