Dr. Hamed Hassan Merah

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  • Transformational leader and internationally recognized expert with an extensive track record of achievements during his two-decade experience, encompassing Standard-setting, Alternative Dispute Resolutions, Governance, Compliance, and Islamic Finance. Led a specialized international organization with activities and members in more than 45 countries.
  • Comprehensive academic qualifications, professional fellowships, and advanced training courses in Law, Shari’ah, Leadership, Compliance, Governance, Insurance, and Capital Markets, such as:

- Harvard Business School Alumni

- MSc and PhD from The Higher Judicial Institute, Riyadh

- MCIArb, Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK

  • Offered consultations to several companies, government, semi-government agencies; and research centers, and formulating regulations, by-laws, policies and procedures, and standers.
  • Conducted courses, workshops, and keynote speeches at numerous specialized Conferences in more than 30 countries; and Author of two published books.
  • Chair & member of several national & international advisory boards & councils; including:

-  Chairman, The Islamic Finance Development Committee, formed by and under the Financial Sector Development Program “FSDP” (FSDP is one of Saudi 2030-Vision programs). (2018-2020)

- Part-time expert in the (new civil Law drafting team) in the (judicial legislation Project) launched by HRH the Crown Prince to prepare the Saudi laws. (2020-2021)

- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Interdepartmental Working Group on IF (2014 –2017)

- International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) IF Consultative Group (2015 – 2017)

- Advisory Council on IF of the Astana International Financial Centre, Kazakhstan (2018 – 2019)

- Led the official delegation representing Saudi Arabia in the meetings of The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

- Former Secretary General and Board of Trustees member, Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), Bahrain. 


09:00 AM - 01:30 PM

05 March, 2024

New York Convention Roadshow in Riyadh

Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA)

English & Arabic

06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

English & Arabic
By request

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

06 March, 2024

SCCA 3rd International Conference and Exhibition

Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA)

English & Arabic
2 Coffee Breaks Lunch

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

07 March, 2024

From Riyadh to Singapore: Supporting Growth Through Effective Dispute Resolution

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

English & Arabic

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Updated at: 2/11/2023

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