Faris is currently the Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Saudi Arabia since October 2022. Prior to this, Faris was leading the investment banking, capital markets and issuers services business and operations for HSBC in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Before joining HSBC, Faris worked for several years at another banking institution in London, the United Kingdom covering capital markets in the UK and EMEA.
Faris is also an Independent Director at the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in MENA region. Faris is also an Independent Director at the Board of a leading consumers company in the Kingdom. Faris is a member in the Finance Program Board for College of Business Administration, Prince Sultan University.
Faris holds MBA from the Jones School of Business at Rice University and an BSC in Accounting from Prince Sultan University (first honors).