Mr. Brian Coulton

Chief Economist , Fitch Ratings , United States

Brian re-joined Fitch Ratings in October 2015 as Chief Economist. His previous employment was at Legal and General Investment Management in London where he worked as Emerging Market Strategist from November 2010 to September 2015.

Prior to that Brian worked for eleven years in the Sovereign Group at Fitch Ratings, including spells in Hong Kong as Head of Asia Pacific Sovereigns and in London as Head of EMEA Sovereigns and Global Economics. He was formerly an Economic Adviser at HM Treasury.

Brian has a Master’s degree in economics from the University of Warwick and a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of Wales.

The Conference Participants

H.E. Majed bin Abdullah Al-Hogail

Minister of Municipality and Rural Affairs and Housing , Saudi Arabia

H.E. Ayman Al-Sayari

Governor , Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) , Saudi Arabia

H.E. Mohammed Al-Jadaan

Minister of Finance , Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

H.E. Giancarlo Giorgetti

Minister of Economy and Finance , Italy

H.E. Mathias Cormann

Secretary-General Organization for Economic Co- operation and Development

H.E. Mohammed El-Kuwaiz

Chairman , Capital Market Authority (CMA) , Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

H.E. Faisal Al Ibrahim

Minister of Economy & Planning, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

H.E. Khalid Al-Falih

Minister of Investment of Saudi Arabia

H.E. Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser

Chairman , Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group , Saudi Arabia

H.E. Dr. Nabeel Koshak

CEO and Board Member , SVC , Saudi Arabia