Yousef A. Al-Shelash

Mr. Yousef A. Al-Shelash is the Chairman of Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate Development Company (Dar Al-Arkan) in Saudi Arabia. Previously, he served as a member of Investigation and Attorney General in Saudi Arabia, as well as a legal advisor to various legal consultancy firms in Saudi Arabia. He obtained an MSc in Law and Legal Proceedings from the Institute of Public Administration Al-Riyadh and a BSc in Shari’ah from Mohamed Bin Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia. He has received formal training in financial management and evaluation of investment projects and also has earned diplomas in both Banking and Combating Financial Crimes. Mr. Al-Shelash is one of the pioneers of the real estate development industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, beginning over two decades ago in the early 1990s. He has also initiated the real estate mortgage industry in Saudi Arabia in 1998.

Number of years of experience: Over 20 years