Dr. Sven-Olaf Vathje

Partner , Oliver Wyman

Dr. Sven-Olaf Vathje is a Partner in the Oliver Wyman Dubai office and has been working in the Middle East since 2004. He is dedicated to serving clients in insurance, SWFs and health care in Saudi Arabia and the GCC. 

Sven-Olaf’s consulting work is spread across a broad range of topics, from corporate strategy to operations, risk management and organization. Recently he worked on insurance sector development opportunities resulting from coordination of public and private sector initiatives.

Over the last 25 years, Sven-Olaf has been advising some of the world’s largest insurers and reinsurers as well as financial regulators. He started his consulting career in Germany, then spent a few years in the U.S. before relocating to the Middle East in 2006.

Sven-Olaf graduated from the University of Tennessee (U.S.A.) with a Master’s degree in Economics. He also holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Kiel (Germany).

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