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Board of Directors


Dr. Ahmed Al-Mutawa - Chairman

Dr. Ahmed Al-Mutawa - Chairman

Experience

  • Director since June 2012 (Non-Independent and Non-Executive).
  • Over 18 years of experience in economics and financial sector.
  • Nominated by GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Chairman of GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Board Member of Dubai University College - UAE.
  • Board Member of Dunia Finance - UAE.

Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Economics from Georgetown University - USA.
  • Master in Economics from University of North Carolina - USA.
  • Bachelor in Economics from University of Cairo - Egypt.

Abdulrahman Mohammed Jamsheer - Vice Chairman

Abdulrahman Mohammed Jamsheer - Vice Chairman

Experience

  • Director since March 2011 (Independent and
  • Non-Executive).
  • Shura Council member.
  • Over 44 years of experience in financial and commercial sector.
  • Chairman of Delmon Poultry Company.
  • Chairman of Fortuna Co. W.L.L.
  • Vice Chairman of Lona Real Estate BSC Closed.
  • Vice Chairman of United Cement Company.
  • Vice Chairman of Esterad Investment Company.
  • Board Member of Banz Group Company.
  • Board Member of Daih Real Estate Development Co. W.L.L.
  • Board Member of Sanad Investment Company BSC.
  • (CLOSED).

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Agricole from the American University of Beirut - Lebanon.

Khalid Rashid Al Thani - Board Member

Khalid Rashid Al Thani - Board Member

Experience:

  • Director since February 2009 (Independent and Non-Executive).
  • Over 20 years of experience in financial and commercial sector.
  • Deputy General Secretary of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation – Dubai.
  • Head of Finance Department, Dubai Land Department, from 1999 to 2004 – Dubai.
  • Board Member of Dubai International Holy Quran Award 1997 to 2004 – Dubai.

Qualification:

  • Bachelor in Business Accounting from University of United Arab Emirates.

Tariq Qasim Fakhroo - Board Member

Tariq Qasim Fakhroo - Board Member

Experience

  • Director since March 2011 (Non-Independent and Non-Executive).
  • Over 18 years of experience in Business, Commercial, Telecom & IT sector.
  • Deputy Chief Executive, Mohammed Fakhroo & Bros. - Bahrain.
  • General Manager, Fakhroo IT Services - Bahrain.
  • General Manager, Fakhroo IT Services Company - KSA.
  • Board Member of Qasim Mohammed Fakhroo W.L.L.
  • Board Member of Fakhroo International Trading Agencies - KSA.

Qualification

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Central Florida - USA.
  • Master in Business Administration from University of Bahrain.
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Bahrain.

Abdulla Abdulkarim Showaiter - Board Member

Abdulla Abdulkarim Showaiter - Board Member

Experience

  • Director since February 2008 (Independent and Non-Executive).
  • Over 37 years of experience in the banking industry.
  • Deputy CEO, Wholesale Banking, Emirates Islamic Bank - Dubai.
  • Board Member of First Energy Bank - Bahrain.
  • Board Member of Al-Mahraab Real Estate Company - Kuwait.

Qualification

  • Attended several courses in the field of banking and finance.

Mosbah Saif Al Mutairy - Board Member

Mosbah Saif Al Mutairy - Board Member

Experience

  • Director since March 2011 (Non-Independent and Non-Executive).
  • Over 19 years of experience in Financial and Investment sector.
  • Nominated by GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Board member of GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Accounts Manager of Royal Guards of Oman.
  • Acting Manager of Royal Guards of Oman Pension Fund.

Qualification

  • Master in Business Administration from University of Lincolnshire & Humberside – UK.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Accounting from South Bank University, London – UK.
  • Degree in Accounting from South West College, London – UK.
  • National Diploma in Business and Finance from Bradford & Ilkley Community College – UK.

Hisham Al Rayes - Board Member

Hisham Al Rayes - Board Member

Experience

  • Director since June 2012 (Non-Independent and Executive).
  • Over 18 years of experience in the financial and banking sector.
  • Nominated by GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Chief Executive Officer of GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Managing Director of GFH Capital Limited.
  • Chairman Tunis Bay Project Co. - Tunisia.
  • Chairman Gulf Holding Company K.S.C.C. - Kuwait.
  • Chairman of BFH Real Estate SPC - Bahrain.
  • Chairman of Morocco Gateway - Cayman Island / Marakesh
  • Chairman of Balexco - Bahrain.
  • Vice Chairman of Falcon Cement Co.

Qualification

  • Master in Business Administration from University of DePaul - USA.
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical / Electronic Engineering from University of Bahrain.

Bashar Al Mutawa - Board Member

Bashar Al Mutawa - Board Member

Experience

  • Director since March 2014 (Non-Independent and Non-Executive).
  • Over 17 years of experience in Financial and Investment sector.
  • Nominated by GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Board member of GFH Financial Group BSC.
  • Board Member of Al Jazeera Tourism Company.
  • Board Member of Naseej BSC. (CLOSED)
  • Board Member of AMA University.
  • Board Member of Bahrain Film Production Company BSC. (CLOSED).
  • Board Member of Sanad Investment Company BSC. (CLOSED).
  • Board Member of Noon investment Co. W.L.L.
  • Board Member of Vaidyaratnam Ayurvedic Health Center.

Qualification

  • B.Sc. in Finance and Economic from Babson College, MA.
  • International bachelorette (IB) diploma.