Mr. Mohammad Jamal Al-Saati is Director of the Country Programs Department and the Officer-in-Charge for the Operations Complex in absence of the Vice President (Operations) at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Since joining IDB in 1998, Mr. Al-Saati has held several key positions, including Deputy Director of Country Operations Department (MENA Region), and Director of Operations Policy and Services Department. Before joining IDB, Mr. Al-Saati had worked with the Civil Aviation Authority in Saudi Arabia on the development and construction management of King Fahd International Airport in Dammam.
Mr. Al-Saati holds two Master's Degrees on Public Administration from the University of San Francisco, and one in Urban and Regional Planning from King Faisal University. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate degree on a part-time basis.
Mr. Al-Saati is a member of many international professional associations and serves on the board of several organizations associated with the IDB such as ICBA. He also frequently represents the IDB in major international and regional forums.