TALAT ZAKI HAFIZ Personal Profile: Holds master degree in Professional Accounting from USA & worked with King Saud University as Teacher Assistant in the accounting department during the period 1977-1983. In 1984 he joined the National Commercial Bank(NCB), one of the leading commercial banks in KSA & in the Middle East. After working with NCB for over 22 years engaging in managing a number businesses within the bank (Corporate branch manager, Head of Private Banking - Central Region & Head of Commercial Businesses Banking Group - Central Region) he left NCB to work as CEO for United Assets Co, an Investment & Real Estate Development Company & then joined Baa- Azeem Trading Co in the capacity of Deputy General Manager. In January 2009 to date: he works as a Secretary General of the Media & Banking Awareness Committee, a subcommittee of the Banks’ Chairmen Committee of Saudi Banks. The Media & Banking Awareness Committee of Saudi Banks’ main objective is raise the public awareness about banking & financial related issues including banks’ Customers. Mr. Hafiz is also: - A licensed Economic & Management Consultant - Economic & Financial Columnist & Analyst - Media & TV Anchor. Preparing & presenting Economic & Financial programs on Saudi TV channel 1 - Board member of Manafea Holding Co. (an Investment Co) - Member of the Investment & Securities Committee at Riyadh Chamber of Commerce - Member of the Investment Funds Committee of Al-Bilad Capital - Board member of Saudi Broadcasting Corporation.