Hesham Alogeel, a Saudi national, is the World Bank Group Executive Director for Saudi Arabia since November 1, 2018.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Alogeel served as Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) representing the Saudi Arabia constituency. Also, at the IMF, he held positions as Alternate Executive Director and Advisor to the Executive Director for the same constituency.
In Saudi Arabia, Mr. Alogeel worked in various capacities at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, including as the Head of the International Financial Organization Division, and Secretary of the Board of the Gulf Monetary Council. Prior to that, he served as a Supervisor, Vice-President Office for Technical Affairs, SABIC Steel & Iron Company.
Mr. Alogeel earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, US; an M.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, US; and a B.A. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.