Fawaz Alfraiji

Fawaz is an internationally astute professional with a diverse career in a variety of industries like technology, government, venture capital, digital banking, and real estate. In addition of being the CBO of Quara Holding, he’s also the CEO for Quara Pay, a board advisor for DAR AL ARKAN and the Vice Chairman of Quara Finance.

Fawaz brings a breadth of experience gained in senior positions for global software firms like Microsoft and Oracle. He has also been instrumental in many digital transformation initiatives for KSA ecosystem and is an entrepreneur in his own right as a serial founder and investor of multiple start-up companies. Fawaz was recently the Group Head of Digital Banking at Gulf International Bank (GIB) which is majority owned by the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF).

With an undergrad degree in computer science from King Saud University and an MBA in marketing & strategy from California State University, Fawaz also holds multiple executive degrees and certificates in innovation and leadership from some of the world’s most distinguished institutions including INSEAD in France; MIT, Harvard, Stanford, and UC Berkley in the United States; IMD Business School in Switzerland; and LBS in the United Kingdom.

Fawaz AlAfraiji