Dr. Abdulaziz Alwathnani

Dr. Abdulaziz Alwathnani is a founding partner of SADRA Consulting and the Chairman of its Board of Directors. He is the Dean of the College of Business and the Acting Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at Al Yamamah University. Dr. Abdulaziz has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, consulting, and leadership positions. His expertise includes strategy development, KPI and performance assessment, business valuation, financial forecasting and modeling, accounting, financial reporting, and strategic costing, corporate governance, behavioral economics and finance, and balanced scorecard and strategy mapping. Dr. Abdulaziz is the Founding Director of the Corporate Governance Index (CGI), a collaborative project between Alfaisal University and SAGIA. He is the principal author of the Strategic Plan for the Colleges of Business at both Al Yamamah and Al Faisal Universities. As well, he is a co-author of the 2012 Business Plan: New Direction at York University. Dr. Abdulaziz has a Ph.D. in accounting with minor in finance from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond and a master degree in accountancy with finance and banking minor from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.