Raja M. Almarzoqi Albqami


Before assuming his current post as Advisor to theIMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department IMF Mission Chief for Azerbaijan, Dr. Albqami served in a variety of capacities in academia, as well as the public and private sectors. These included: Director of Center for Asian Studies, Institute of Diplomatic Studies, Riyadh (2008–10), Adjunct Professor, Thunderbird School of Global Management (2009–11), and Adjunct Professor, Business School, King Saud University (2008–Jan 2012); Minister Plenipotentiary, Chairman of Monetary Union Unit, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (2005–08), Board Member, National Fund (established by King Abduallah bin Abdualaziz) (2003–10), Founder and Member of Advisory Board, Prince Sultan Bin Abdul-Aziz Fund to Support Entrepreneur Women (2009), and General Director, Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Economic and Planning (2001–02); Chief Economist, Alkhabeer Capital in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain (2011–Jan 2012), and Independent Director, REIT Fund, IPO Fund, Emar Fund, and Medad Real State Fund (2009–Feb 2012).

Email: Rmarzoqi@gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae: http://www.mei.edu/sites/default/files/publications/Raja%20M.%20Almarzoq...

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