Dr. Waleed Abdulmohsen Al-Wohaib is the Director General, Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD).
Dr. Al-Wohaib, was the Chief Executive Officer of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation. He has also occupied a number of positions in the Kuwaiti public sector, including Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Affairs from 1993 to 1994.
Prior to this he was Vice Assistant for Administrational Development Affairs in the Civil Service Department and also worked as Assistant Director for Research and Developmental Affairs in the Kuwait Municipality.
In 1994 Dr. Al-Wohaib represented Kuwait at the World Trade Organization membership signing ceremony in Marrakesh.
Strengths and achievements
Dr. Al-Wohaib’s strengths are leadership, strategic administration skills and the ability to solve complex issues. In addition, he has consultancy expertise in the field of administration and organizational psychology. He is known for his ability to motivate and support successful achievement, both internally and externally, and for his objectivity in accomplishing the higher purpose.
While in the Kuwaiti Civil Service Department, Dr. Al-Wohaib made an outstanding contribution to the establishment of the Human Resources Development Center. Other achievements in the social, academic and political areas include preparation of the Independent Municipalities Law and the organizational structure development project.
He has taught Public Policy at the University of Kuwait and has conducted many training courses and workshops in Kuwait and the USA on educational topics including success skills, self development, performance measurement and strategic planning.
Dr. Al-Wohaib obtained his Doctorate and Masters degrees, specializing in Public Administration, from the University of California in 1985 and 1989, and his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kuwait.