Leadership

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    Minister of Justice

    WALEED MOHAMMED AL SMANI

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    Qualifications:
    - Bachelor's in Islamic law from Imam Muhammad bin Saud University in Riyadh
    - Master's degree in legal policy from Higher Judicial Institute of Imam Muhammad bin Saud University
    - PhD in comparative law from the Higher Judicial Institute of Imam University


    Practical experience:
    - Obtained PhD in legal policy from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University
    - Worked as a judge at the Board of Grievances
    - In 2013 he was appointed as an adviser at the crown prince court
    - In 2015 he became the justice minister under a royal decree
    - A member at the Council of Economic Affairs and Development
    - Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council
    - Head of the Executive Office of the Council of Arab Justice Ministers
    - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Bar Association
    - Member of NTP committee
    - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alimony Fund
    - Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Support and Liquidation Center


    Legal and administrative roles:
    - Joined the Board of Grievances in 2001
    - Worked as a judge at various types of courts of the Board of Grievances
    - Headed a number of judicial departments at the Board of Grievances
    - Participated numerous legal and judicial workshops
    - Represented the Board of Grievances in committees created at the Bureau of Experts at the Council of Ministers to study and amend draft laws
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    MoJ Vice-Minister

    Saad bin Muhammad al-Saif

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    Qualifications:
    - Bachelor's in Islamic law from Shariah College in Riyadh
    - Master's in comparative jurisprudence from the Higher Judicial Institute

    Practical experience:
    - Worked at various general courts in several cities in 1998
    - Head of General Court of Muzahmiah
    - Judge at the General Court of Riyadh
    - Head of Family Court of Riyadh
    - Contributed to the digital transformation project at Family Court of Riyadh
    - MoJ Vice-Minister since 2018

    Participations:
    - Headed and joined several administrative and judicial development committees including digital transformation ones
    - Participated in drafting laws and regulations on waqf, minors' property, distribution of common property, and alimony fund
    - Represented the Kingdom at several international judicial events in the USA, Switzerland, Morocco and Egypt
    - Participated in many local events related to banking and insurance
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    Deputy Minister
    for Joint Services

    Abdulrahman Nasser al-Khorayef

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    Qualifications:
    -Post-graduate diploma in financial oversight .

    Practical experience:
    - Deputy minister for joint services since 2019 - Director of administrative and financial affairs at the MoJ since 2016 - Director in several roles at the ministry of transport before moving to the MoJ
    Participations:
    - Membership in a number of committees at the MoJ related to human resources, financial and administrative affairs
    - Headed many committees handling ministry budgets planning
    - Headed promotion committee in the ministry
    - Represented the MoJ in various committees working with other government agencies
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    Deputy Minister
    for Laws and International Cooperation

    Abdullah Adnan al-Sulaimi

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    Qualifications:
    - PhD student in jurisprudence studies at King Saud University
    - Master's from Dar Al-Uloom University; dissertation on management of investment funds
    - Master's from Higher Judicial Institute; dissertation on investment bonds
    - Bachelor's in Islamic law from Imam Muhammad bin Saud University
    Practical experience:
    - Deputy minister for laws and international cooperation since 2019
    - Advisor to justice minister since 2016
    - Bankruptcy judge at commercial court in Riyadh (2018- 2019)
    - Assistant deputy minister for property registration (2016 -2018)
    - Judge (2011 – 2020)
    Participations:
    - Participated in the international visitor program by the US State Department titled “the role of law and judicial reform” in 2018
    - Participated in a workshop titled “British bankruptcy law principles” organized by the World Bank in association with Queen Mary University 2018
    - Participated in commercial courts global conference organized in New York in 2018
    - Participated in a workshop in Paris with commercial courts judges in 2019
    - Participated in a workshop titled “Rules for interpreting, analyzing and applying legislative text” in 2019
    - Represented the Kingdom in a number of judicial events in the GCC and Arab countries
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    Deputy Minister
    for Judicial Affairs

    Salman Farzan al-Fawzan

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    Qualifications:
    - Bachelor's in Shariah law from Imam Mohammad university
    - Master's in legal policy from Imam university
    - PhD in civil law from Islamic University in Madinah
    Practical experience:
    - Assistant deputy ministry for performance and development at the Division of Judicial Affairs
    - Adviser to the justice minister
    - Deputy minister for judicial affairs

    Participations:
    - Member of the board of directors for the Saudi Bar Association
    - Member of the board of directors for the Saudi center for real estate arbitration
    - Member of the board of directors for the national center for mental health
    - Committee member for real estate contributions
    - Member at The Supervisory Committee for the Conciliation System
    - Chairman at the advisory body for commercial judiciary unit
    - Chairman at the advisory body for labor judiciary unit
    - Head of notaries’ committee
    - Member at the labor courts establishment team
    - Member at the appeal committee at the Supreme Judicial Council
    - Member at the judicial excellence award committee
    - Member at the higher committee for legal studies in Jeddah university
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    Deputy Minister for Enforcement

    Tariq Ali al-Oraini

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    Qualifications:
    - Bachelor's in Islamic law from Shariah college in Riyadh
    - Master's in comparative jurisprudence from Higher Judicial Institute


    Practical experience:
    - Worked in the judicial sector since 2008 with diverse experience in general, enforcement and commercial judiciary
    Participations:
    - Participated in a number of training and workshop events related to judiciary
    - Participated in local judicial events inside and outside the Kingdom
    - Represented the MoJ at many local committees of the Bureau of Experts at the Council of Ministers to study and amend a number of draft laws

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    Deputy Minister
    for Notarization & Property Registration

    Abdulaziz Muhammad al-Samhan

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    Qualifications :
    - Bachelor's in Islamic law from Imam Muhammad bin Saud University

    Practical experience :
    - Head of notarial office
    - Advisor at the division for notarization and property registration
    - Advisor to the justice minister
    - Deputy assistant for notarization
    - Deputy minister for notarization and property registration


    Participations :
    - Member of the State Real Estate Committee at the secretariat of the Council of Ministers
    - Member of the businessmen challenges committee in Asir region
    - Participated in the global conference for property registration
    - Represented the Kingdom in international anti-terrorism conference
    - Participated in NTP
    - Participated in countries' judicial experiences and procedures conference
    - Participated in the Saudi-US committee conference on child abduction
    - Participated in VAT planning with GAZT
    - Participated in the premium residency planning committee
    - Supervised notarization work at Etmam center by the ministry of housing
    - Supervised the notarization work at the Hajj committee
    - Head of disciplinary unit for marriage registrars
    - Head of disciplinary unit for notaries
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    Deputy Minister
    Planning & Development, Leader of Vision Realization Office

    Yaser bin Muhammad al-Sudais

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    Qualifications:
    • Master's in Business Administration, College of Business Administration, King Saud University, 2017.
    • Bachelor's in Computer Engineering, College of Computer and Information Technology, King Saud University, 2002.

    Practical Experience:
    • Deputy Minister for Planning and Development at the Ministry of Justice: 2021 – Present
    • Deputy Minister's Assistant for Planning and Development at the Ministry of Justice: 2018 -
    • Leader of Vision Realization Office at the Ministry of Justice: 2020 - Present
    • Deputy leader of Vision Realization Office at the Ministry of Justice: 2018 - 2020
    • Supervisor of Justice Training Center at the Ministry of Justice: 2020 - Present
    • General Director of Justice Training Center at the Ministry of Justice: 2019 - 2020
    • Supervisor of Business Office at the Ministry of Justice: 2018 - Present
    • Technical Advisor at Thiqah Business Services Company: November 2016 - November 2018
    • Director of Partnerships and Alliances Department at STC - Solutions: June 2015 - November 2016
    • Director of Marketing Research in the Business Sector at STC: February 2013 - June 2015
    • Director of Programs and Projects at STC: September 2010 - February 2013
    • Head of Networks and Communications Department at the Saline Water Conversion Corporation: November 2002 - September 2010


    Participations:
    • Certified Project Management Professional and internal auditor
    • Participated in several local and international conferences on technology and judicial administration
    • Participated in various training courses: technical, marketing, quality control, and management
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    Deputy Minister
    for Digital Transformation and ICT

    Fahad Mashaan al-Solaie

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    Qualifications:
    - Bachelor's degree with honors in computer engineering from KFUPM .

    Practical experience:
    - Worked as the general director for managed services at STC
    - Worked as the general director for planning and execution at Mobily
    - Managed technical infrastructure services at the Advanced Electronics Company Limited
    - Managed information security and infrastructure at the National Aviation Services company
    - Worked as an engineer for information technologies systems at the National Information Center
    - Completed cooperative training program at ARAMCO


    Main leadership roles at the ministry of justice :
    - General supervisor for Najiz platform
    - General supervisor for digital integration between the MoJ and external relevant entities
    - General supervisor for the ministry’s digitization strategy
    - General supervisor for the planning and implementation of digital transformation plan for 2021
    - General supervisor of the work of institutional systems at the ministry
    - General supervisor of the performance of cloud centers at the ministry
    - General supervisor of the innovative solutions for digital channels at the ministry
    - General supervisor for improved digital experience at the ministry
    - Head of digital communications committee - Head of HR development committee - Head of digital products management committee
    Participations & additional memberships :
    - Member of the digital transactions committee
    - Member of the information security higher committee
    - Member of the data management committee
    - Member of permanent committee for risks
    - Member of Estidamah committee for work sustainability
    - Ministry representative in improving data quality team with a number of government agencies
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    Last Modified : 30 Sep 2021
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