Saudi Arabia’s Financial Academy launches ‘Future Financial Leaders’ Program

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Saudi Arabia’s Financial Academy has launched the “Future Financial Leaders” program, which is the first program of its kind in the Kingdom to foresee the financial future.

The program aims to prepare and develop future financial leaders in the Kingdom in line with future trends, objectives of the Financial Sector Development Program, and the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

Mr. Mana Al-Khamsan, the General Manager of the Financial Academy said that, “The Future Financial Leaders program is one of the initiatives of the Financial Academy, through which it aims to contribute to the achievement of Saudi Vision 2030 and the objectives of the Financial Sector Development Program, through preparing and developing a group of competent leaders to promote the development of the sector in the future.”

“The program is the first of its kind in KSA as it foresees the financial future, and adopts the four strategic pillars, namely the future, cooperation, transformation, and leadership dimensions,” Mr. Al-Khamsah added.

The Future Financial program is aligned with the pillars of the Financial Sector Development Program, which include promoting the contribution of the private sector to the economy, the development of an advanced financial market, and the promotion and empowerment of financial planning.

According to the statement, “The program, which brings the elite leaders in the financial sector, will focus on the rapid developments and alternative solutions for the financial sector until 2030, the most prominent trends and expectations related to digitization, financial technologies, banking services, as well as insurance and capital markets, how these trends affect Saudi Arabia, and how authorities and market actors can anticipate changes, reduce risk, and take advantage of opportunities.”

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