Mohannad Basodan has been the CEO of the National Center for Privatization and PPP since October. The center has recently announced that the newly launched National Infrastructure Fund will play an integral role with the National Center for Privatization by providing financing and credit support to stimulate private sector participation in achieving the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030.
Prior to that, Basodan worked from 2017 to 2021 as the deputy governor for strategy and transformation at the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority. He also worked for nearly two months as head of the initiatives management office at the National Center for Performance Measurement, where he also served as the corporate services support executive director for nine months, and as deputy director general for about a year.
For a year before that, he worked as the managing editor at the Tokyo Rope Manufacturing, Saudi Arabia, beginning in late 2014. For some 20 months he worked for Saudi Aramco as a project team leader at the company’s corporate and finance department, where he had served as a corporate and project finance analyst for about four months.
In Dubai, he spent a nearly similar period of time as an MBA intern at Kearney, a leading global management consulting firm with more than 3,600 people working in more than 40 countries.
Basodan began his career at Aramco, where he worked for more than two years, beginning in 2006, as an accounting staff analyst. For three months, he was then a financial analyst at the company’s investment management division before becoming a business development analyst for five months. After that, he worked for more than two and a half years as a project finance analyst at Aramco.
Basodan received a BSc degree in accounting in 2006 from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. In 2013, he obtained a master’s degree in business administration from the Esade Business and Law School.
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