H.E. Khalid Saleh Al-Mudaifer

H.E. Khalid Saleh Al-Mudaifer

Vice Minister for Mining Affairs

Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources

Khalid was appointed in the position on June 3, 2018, to lead the execution of the newly approved mining & mining industries development strategy under Vision 2030 to maximize the value of the Kingdom mineral resources, increase the contribution of the sector to the Kingdom economy, creating growth engine beyond oil and gas, job creation, fiscal income, and remote area development. 

Mr. Al Mudaifer has 34 years of experience, including 25 years in executive leadership roles. 

Khalid was the CEO of Saudi Arabian Mining company (Ma’aden) from January 2011 where he led the company as it grew into a world class integrated national mining champion serving global market where revenue grow by 20 times to nearly 4 billion US Dollar and assets grow by 3 times to 26 billion US Dollar. Prior to being the CEO, Khalid was Vice President for Phosphate and Business Development where he led the development of the Ma’aden Phosphate Company and the master planning and development of Ras Al Khair Industrial City. 

Prior to joining Ma’aden, Mr. Al Mudaifer was the President of Qassim Cement Company and Vice President and Director of Finance at the Eastern Petrochemical Company (Sharq/SABIC JV).

Khalid has held a number of board memberships with Qassim Cement, Saudi Arabian Railways, Gulf International Bank, U.S.-Saudi Arabia Business Council (USSABC), International Fertilizer Association (IFA) and a number of social and government committees, boards and councils, and is currently on the Board of Ma’aden, and the Chairman of Saudi Public Transport Company (SAPTCO).

He holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Global Business from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

H.E. Khalid Saleh Al-Mudaifer

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Reimagining Mining, Accelerating the Energy Transition, & Progressing ESG

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Welcoming Remarks from Chair
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First Nations Partner Address
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Keynote Panel Discussion: Responsible Sourcing and Measuring ESG Outcomes Across the Mining Value Chain – How Could We Do Better?
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Australian Government Ministerial Keynote
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International Government Keynote: Turning Vision into Reality
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Mining Keynote: Delivering the Resources for a Decarbonising World
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Talk it Forward Keynote Panel Discussion: Progressing ESG, Collaboration and Sustainable Mining
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Keynote Panel Discussion: Accelerating the Energy Transition & Decarbonisation: Challenges and Opportunities for Mining and Resources
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Invest Saudi

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Moderator Remarks
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Why Invest in Saudi Arabia?
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NIDLP Overview
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Why Explore and Mine in Saudi Arabia?
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Financial Support and Incentives Provided to FDIs
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Saudi Arabia’s Geological Database and Available Minerals
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Upcoming Licensing Round of Exploration Projects in KSA
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Success Story: Foreign Investor’s Experience in Saudi Arabia
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Q&A Opportunity
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Closing Remarks
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