Saudi Arabia

Our Chapter in Saudi Arabia was established in May 2017 supported by the Saudi stock Exchange “Tadawul”. The founding members are:

  • Paul Gay and Ikram Ulhaque from Almarai
  • Walid Al Hakim from Ma’aden
  • Faisal Al Modlij from Sipchem
  • Rayan Al Karawi from Zain KSA
  • Samantha Bartel Al Khalaf.
The Saudi Chapter is formed by the following members, each volunteering for at least one area of key responsibility, or ‘pillar’ in line with MEIRA structure:
  • Khalid Ahmed, Aramco
  • Nayef S. Al Athel, Tadawul
  • Faisal Al Modlij, Sipchem
  • Ibrahim Alkharji, STC
  • Rayan AlKarawi, Chairman
  • Samantha Al Khalaf, Instinctif Partners
  • Walid Al Hakim
  • Ikram Ulhaque, Almarai

Event Calendar

Past Webinar Wednesday, 04 Nov, 2020

Webinar: Middle East IR Pulse (Sept-October)

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Past Webinar Wednesday, 17 Jun, 2020

Webinar: Best Practice IR in a time of COVID-19

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Past Webinar Wednesday, 13 May, 2020

Webinar: Importance of IR research coverage on Nomu – Parerell Market Companies

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Past Event Thursday, 12 Dec, 2019

Effective communication strategies for IROs: engaging with media

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Past Event Monday, 15 Jul, 2019

MEIRA & Tadawul IR Roundtable

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Past Event Monday, 22 Apr, 2019

Seminar: Demystifying credit rating

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Past Event Wednesday, 27 Mar, 2019

MEIRA Saudi Chapter & Bloomberg IR Breakfast

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Past Event Monday, 17 Dec, 2018

Seminar: Actively engaging the buy- and sell-side

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Past Event Sunday, 10 Jun, 2018

MEIRA Saudi Chapter Iftar

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Past Event Thursday, 24 May, 2018

MEIRA Saudi Chapter – Round table with Valerie Haertel

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Past Event Wednesday, 11 Apr, 2018

Global Ratings & Investor Relations Seminar

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Past Event Wednesday, 22 Nov, 2017

Crisis preparedness and its impact on shareholder value workshop

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Past Event Thursday, 12 Oct, 2017

Financial mistakes and how to learn from them – Seminar

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MEIRA Saudi Chapter Members

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Chapter Head

Rayan Al-Karawi

Rayan Al-Karawi

Chairman

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Rayan Al-Karawi is a founder and Chairman of the Saudi Chapter the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA KSA) as well as a member of the main MEIRA Board.

Group Head of IR for Fawaz Alhokair with two listed companies, is an award-winning Investor Relations professional, with a career that spans over 27 years, having held key positions covering areas such as financial markets, corporate finance and financial policies, apart from investor relations. The organizations he worked for include: the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, the Saudi Arabian Investment Bank, Dar Al-Arkan and Zain KSA. Rayan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in International Business in 1993 from Schiller International University, London.