Mr. Walid Mansour

Co-Founder & Co-CEO , Middle East Venture Partners , United Arab Emirates

Walid’s deep involvement in the Venture Capital & Technology ecosystem in the MENA region dates back to the mid 2000s. Since 2005, Walid has been intimately involved in this transformational entrepreneurial story by participating in the setup, scale up and exit of several VC Funds and Technology companies. 

Walid serves as a board member and advisor to many successful internet and technology companies regionally and globally. 

Walid has previously worked in Public Policy (UAE Prime Ministry Office), Strategy Consulting (Booz Allen Hamilton) and Industrial & Software engineering. 

Walid holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering from the “Institut National des Science Appliquées” INSA of Lyon (France) and a Masters of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (USA).

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