Mr. Al-Oqalaa is the vice governor of legal and enforcement at the ZATCA. Mr. Al-Oqalaa is a legal professional with expertise in providing legal counsel and management as part of regulatory compliance strategies. He is also considered a legal expert in drafting legislation for direct and indirect taxes, capital markets, and commercial laws.
Mr. Al-Oqalaa served in different roles at the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA) including deputy governor for legal affairs and general manager of the legal and compliance department.
Prior to his career at ZATCA, he served as the general counsel at the National Housing Co., and the general legal counsel and board secretary at the Middle East Financial Investment Co.
Mr. Al-Oqalaa also held different positions at the Capital Market Authority including head of the listed companies’ violations department, head of investment funds and offering violations department, and legal counsel.
Mr. Al-Oqalaa holds a master’s degree in corporate and commercial law from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University. In addition to obtaining several certificates in leadership, investment, and accounting.