Waleed Alkalash

Waleed is a PhD researcher in Business Administration / Family Business at University of Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He is a writer and a journalist under license #294856 by General Commission for Audiovisual Media, and a member of Saudi Journalists Association under membership # 2-1016. Celebrity License (Mawthooq) for Advertisement in Waleed’s Social Media accounts, license # 397345 issued by General Authority of Media Regulation. He is a licensed expert by Consulting Profession Management at Ministry of Commerce in Finance under license# 11790 and Management under license# 11797 as well as a licensed consultant in Labor under license# 12778. He is also a certified trainer by Technical & Vocational Training Corporation in Management, Finance, Social, and Self-Development. He is also Certified Credit Risk Professional. Waleed is the founder and CEO of Business Experts Consulting & Training Group www.businessexperts.com.sa . He is also the founder and CEO of Waleed Alkalash Real Estate in Dubai, UAE http://www.waleedalkalash.com Waleed has extensive experience with more than 25 years in leading positions in the private sector: Finance, Corporate Banking, Credit & Risk, Management, Social, Self Development, and in the public sector at Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development as former Assistant Deputy Minister for Labor Policies. He worked also as Consultant, Head of Delivery Office, and Head of Control Center at Ministry of Municipal & Rural Affairs & Housing.


Work Experience:

Ministry of Human Resource & Social Development (HRSD)
Job Year Minister
Assistant Deputy Minister for Labor Policies 2019 His Excellency Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi
Director General of General Department of Policies and Labor Market Standards 2017 His Excellency Dr. Ali Al-Ghafis
Advisor at Vision Realization Office (VRO)
Financial, Managerial, and Labor Consultant 2016 His Excellency Dr. Mafraq Al-Haqbani
2016 National Finance Company

General Manager – Credit and Collections

AL Rajhi Bank 2013  –2015

General Manager – Credit and Collections

2016 – 2016  National Finance Company Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

General Manager – Credit and Collections

2015 – 2016  WKK World Group  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Financial, Managerial, and Labor Consultant 

2013 – 2015  AL Rajhi Bank   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Leader – Assistant Regional Manager, Corporate Banking Group

2011 – 2013 Banque Saudi Faransi (BSF) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Private Banking Department Credit  Manager

2010 – 2011 National Commercial Bank (NCB)Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Assistant Vice President – Corporate Banker, Corporate Banking Group 

2009 – 2010 Beta Gamma Sigma, San Diego Area Alumni Chapter  San Diego, CA, USA

Vice President (Volunteer Job)

2005 – 2006 Bank AL Bilad   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Senior Relationship Manager, Corporate Banking Group

2002 – 2005 National Commercial Bank (NCB) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Senior Relationship Manager, Corporate Banking Group

1996-2002 Riyad Bank Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • 2001-2002: Assistant Commercial Banking Manager, Corporate Banking Group
  • 1998-2000:  Customer Services Supervisor, Main Branch
  • 1997-1998:  Customer Services Specialist, Main Branch
  • 1996-1997:  Human Resources Specialist, Head Office


  • California State University     Long Beach, CA, USA
  • MBA with Honors, Finance concentration, GPA 3.86/4, May 2009
  • King Saud University            Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • BA in Business Administration, Financial Management concentration, June 1996

PROFESSIONAL Training/Licenses/Certifications>

  • Licensed Financial Expert                     Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Saudi Arabia
  • Licensed Managerial Expert                 Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Saudi Arabia
  • Licensed Labor Consultant                           Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Saudi Arabia
  • Certified Credit Risk Professional (CCRP™)                          IABFM, Dubai, UAE 2013
  • Certified Trainer in Management, Finance, Social, and Self Development     TVTC, Saudi Arabia
  • Citibank Core Credit Program                                                Citibank, Istanbul, Turkey, 2002
  • Riyad Bank Credit and Marketing Program                      Riyad Bank, Riyadh, KSA, 1999-2000

Awards, Honors and Associations

  • The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia’s Award as a distinguished student and including my name on the “Wall of Achievement,” July 2009 
  • California State University’s Award for scholastic achievement, May 2009
  • Life Membership and Award, Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) The International Honor Society, May 2009
  • Vice President, Beta Gamma Sigma-San Diego Area Alumni Chapter, June 2009
  • Membership and Award, Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) The National Honor Society, since April 2009
  • Membership and Award, PHI BETA DELTA, Gamma Lambda Chapter, the nation’s first honor society, since November 2007
  • Member, MBA Association at California State University, Long Beach, since October 2007
  • Member, Saudi Management Association, since July 1996

International Engagement

  • Representing MLSD in Saudi-Swiss Government Committee    Geneva, Switzerland, 2018 
  • Participating in the Arab Labor Organization (ALO) conference                Cairo, Egypt, 2019
  • Participating in Labor and Social Policies for Descent Work Program conducted by International Labor Organization (ILO)        Amman, Jordan, 2018

Presenting to Fulbright Scholarships’ recipients in San Diego, California, USA, 2009. The Fullbright scholarship is the largest U.S. sponsored international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of  State and offered all over the world