Shatha Edrees

Shatha Edrees is the Director-General Management of Finance at Effat University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and an adjunct lecturer of Finance and Investment courses in the College of Business.

Shatha holds an MBA in strategic management from the Maastricht School of Management, and an Executive Masters in Islamic finance from the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA) in conjunction with Rotterdam School of Management, ERASMUS University delivered at Effat University. She is a CFA level-2 candidate.

She is the first and only Saudi female to hold the Chartered Market Technician, CMT designation, besides, she is a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe), and a member of the Society of Technical Analysts.
In her current role, she oversees the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization, ensuring compliance of accounting and fiscal practices with Effat University’s statutes, rules, regulations, and Board policy.

In addition, her lead practice in utilizing the Bloomberg terminal in her teaching has led her to be the only faculty speaker in the Bloomberg for Education launching event in Riyadh 2019.

Shatha also wrote a weekly column in Arab News, titled ‘Speaking Technically’ to educate the public and spread proper awareness on technical analysis and its importance in making investment decisions, with the main focus on the Saudi Stock Market.

This FiNext Awards & Conference is to be held on the 26th and 27th of February at the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre.This is the much-awaited conference of the year as it brings together and celebrates the excellence of companies and people in the FinTech sector.

Fin-Tech industry needed space for the smartest, innovative, inventive and ambitious people to connect and create, consequently FiNext Awards and Conference were started as a dedicated platform to serve the needs of the Fin-Tech industry in terms of interaction, innovation, networking and showcasing of the talent.
Two days of celebration of people who have put their lives in innovating, transforming the way how people transact through technology. FiNext Awards acknowledge people who are bringing the future of finance through their persistent efforts.
The conference strives to build a platform for startups, SMEs, key decision-makers, researchers, investors and people from the media to interact and garner meaningful alliances.

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