Walid Sulaiman Abanamay has been the Managing Director of Al-Mareefa Al-Saudia Company since 1997. Prior to this, he served in the Treasury and Corporate Banking Departments of SAMBA Financial Group. Abanamay has served on the Board of Directors of several companies and funds including, Joussour, Beltone Financial, UGIC, Mena Capital Fund and GB Auto. He also served on the Boards of SAFCO, Nasr City, Al-Inmaia, Al Raya Holdings and Al Masafi. Abanamay holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University, a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance from Southern Illinois University.