Alwaleed Alatabani is currently the Lead Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank in Vietnam. He leads the World Bank’s Finance and Markets Global Practice team and program in the country.
From 2013-2015 he was the Lead financial Sector specialist based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Alwaleed was on an external assignment from the World Bank working with the Japan International Cooperation Agency in Tokyo, where he served as an Economic Advisor in the Credit Risk Analysis Department, providing strategic advice in managing the overall credit risk of JICA’s lending portfolio. Prior to that he was the Senior Financial Sector Specialist and cluster leader for Sudan, South Sudan and Ethiopia for almost four years before moving to Tokyo. Before moving to the Africa region at the World Bank, he worked as a Senior Risk Management Officer in the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), for four years, based in Washington DC. Alwaleed joined the World Bank Young Professional’s Program in 2002.