Board of directors

Our corporate governance

Saudi Aramco’s Board of Directors, as stewards of the company, steer business affairs, provide management with guidance in determining the company’s long-term strategy, and assess company opportunities, risks, and controls for risk mitigation.

HE Eng. Khalid A. Al-Falih

HE Khalid A. Al-Falih has been Chairman of the Board of Saudi Aramco since April 2015.

He is Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources for Saudi Arabia. HE Al-Falih served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco from 2009 until 2015, and previously held a range of roles at the company.

HE Al-Falih has a Master of Business Administration from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

HE Dr. Ibrahim A. Al-Assaf

HE Dr. Ibrahim A. Al-Assaf is Minister of State and a member of the Council of Ministers, having previously been the Minister of Finance of Saudi Arabia. He is the Governor of the Islamic Development Bank and serves as a Governor at the International Monetary Fund and Arab Monetary Fund, among other roles.

He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Colorado State University, a Master’s degree in Economics from University of Denver, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from King Saud University.

HE Mohammed A. Al-Jadaan

HE Mohammed A. Al-Jadaan is currently Minister of Finance for Saudi Arabia. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Zakat and Tax, Chairman of the Fiscal Balance Program Committee, Chairman of the Financial Stability Committee, and Chairman of the Board of the General Authority of Customs. He also serves as a member of a number of international boards, including the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund, and the Board of Governors of the World Bank.

HE Al-Jadaan has a degree in Islamic Economics from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, and a degree in Legal Studies from the Institute of Public Administration, Riyadh.

HE Mohammed M. Al-Tuwaijri

HE Mohammed M. Al-Tuwaijri is currently the Minister of Economy and Planning for Saudi Arabia. In addition to other roles, he serves as Chairman of the National Center of Privatization, Chairman of the General Authority for Statistics, and is a member of the Saudi Council of Ministers. He has formerly served as CEO and Head of HSBC’s Global Banking & Markets, Middle East & North Africa (MENA,), and as Managing Director of JP Morgan Chase Bank, Saudi Arabia. HE Al-Tuwaijri has previously served on the boards of HSBC Bank Egypt, HSBC Holdings, Middle East & North Africa MENA, and Saudi British Bank.

HE Al-Tuwaijri has a Bachelor’s degree from the King Faisal Air Academy, and an MBA from King Saud University.

HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan

HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan currently serves as the Managing Director and Secretary General of the Board of the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund. He is also Advisor to the Saudi Council of Ministers. In the past, HE Al-Rumayyan served as the CEO of Saudi Fransi Capital LLC and as a Member of the Board of Directors at The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) Company.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from King Faisal University, and has completed the General Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart serves as Vice Chairman of the UN Global Compact, and Chairman of the Global Compact Foundation, and Chairman of the Innovative Vector Control Consortium. Previously, he served as Managing Director of Royal Dutch Shell, as a Non-Executive Chairman of Anglo American plc, and as Director of Accenture plc. Sir Moody-Stuart was a Non-Executive Director of HSBC Holdings plc, and also served as co-Chairman of the G8 Task Force on Renewable Energy.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences, and a Ph.D. in Geology from Cambridge University.

Mr. Andrew N. Liveris

Mr. Andrew N. Liveris is a member of the Board of Directors of IBM Corporation, an Executive Committee Member and past Chairman of the U.S. Business Council, and on the Board of Trustees of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. He formerly served as Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company, and was a member of the Board of Directors of DowDuPont Inc. and of Citigroup Inc.

Mr. Liveris has a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

Mr. Andrew F.J. Gould

Mr. Andrew F.J. Gould serves as Chairman of the International Advisory Board at Boston Consulting Group Center for Energy Impact, and as Director of BJ Services, a private oil field services company.

Mr. Gould was the Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director of BG Group plc, and served as the CEO and Chairman of Schlumberger Oilfield Services.

Mr. Gould has a Bachelor’s degree in Economic History from Cardiff University, and a Chartered Accountant degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Ms. Lynn Laverty Elsenhans

Ms. Lynn Laverty Elsenhans is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Baker Hughes, a GE Company, as well as GlaxoSmithKline plc. She previously served as Chairwoman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco Inc. and worked for Royal Dutch Shell, where she held a number of senior roles, including Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing. She has previously served on the Boards of Flowserve Corporation, International Paper Company, and Motiva Inc., among others.

Ms. Elsenhans has a Bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Rice University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Peter L. Cella

Mr. Peter L. Cella is currently a member of the Board of Directors of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. He previously served as President and CEO, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, and as Senior Vice President, Petrochemicals, North America, BASF Corporation. He has also served on the boards of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, and the American Chemistry Council.

Mr. Cella has a Bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management-Northwestern University.

Mr. Amin H. Nasser

Mr. Amin H. Nasser has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco since 2015.

He has served in a number of leadership positions at Saudi Aramco, including as Senior Vice President for Upstream.

Mr. Nasser has a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and has completed the Senior Executive Program at Columbia University.