Board of Directors

Murad Ali Murad

Chairman

Chairman of the Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee

Chairman of the Audit and
Compliance Committee

Chairman of Independent
Directors’ Committee

Director since 21 March 1999 (Independent)

Qualifications and experience

Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London, UK. Over 47 years’ experience in the banking sector and has had his own business for the past 17 years.

Jassem Hasan Ali Zainal

Deputy Chairman

Director since 22 November 1994 (Independent)

Qualifications and experience

Master in Civil Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait. 35 years’ experience in the banking sector, 4 years in the government sector, 8 years with finance companies, 26 years with investment companies, and has had own business for 11 years.

Mohamed Abdulrahman Hussain

Board Member

Chairman of the Executive Committee

Director since 2 March 2008 (Independent)

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Finance, University of Aleppo, Syria. Over 42 years’ experience in the banking sector.

Hani Ali Al Maskati

Board Member

Chairman of the Risk Committee

Director since 29 March 2017
(Non-executive)

Qualifications and experience

Master of Business Administration, University of Hull, UK. Over 32 years’ experience in transaction banking.

Nominated by:

Ithmaar Holding B.S.C.

Sh. Khalifa bin Duaij Al Khalifa

Board Member

Director since 27 February 2005
(Independent)

Qualifications and experience

Master in Business Administration, Johns Hopkins University, United States of America.

Master in Business Administration, Johns Hopkins University, USA.

Master in Social and Public Policy, Georgetown University, USA. 12 years’ experience in the government sector (investment field) and 13 years in the diplomatic sector.

Sh. Abdulla bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

Board Member

Director since 2 March 2008
(Non-executive)

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor of Business Administration, George Washington University, USA. 19 years’ experience in the banking and investment sector.

Yusuf Saleh Khalaf

Board Member

Director since 6 March 2011 (Independent)

Qualifications and experience

Associate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK, with 39 years of experience in the banking and financial services sector.

Marwan Mohammed Al Saleh

Board Member

Director since 30 December 2014
(Non-executive)

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor of Arts, Eckerd College, USA. 35 years in the investment sector.

Nominated by:

Kuwait Investment Authority

Edrees Musaed Ahmad

Board Member

Director since 29 March 2017
(Non-executive)

Qualifications and experience

Master of Economics, Kuwait University, Kuwait. Over 14 years’ experience in the investment sector.

Ashraf Adnan Bseisu

Board Member

Director since 29 March 2017
(Non-executive)

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Southern Methodist University, USA; Master of Science in Management Information System, London School of Economics, UK. Over 17 years’ experience in investment management and over 27 years in the insurance and financial services sector.

Nominated by:

Ithmaar Holding B.S.C.

Mishal Ali Al Hellow

Board Member

Director since 13 March 2019
(Non-executive)

Qualifications and experience

Master in Business Administration from the Open University of Malaysia, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Bahrain. Over 20 years of public and private sector experience, including roles in government, financial, and investment entities.

Nominated by:

Social Insurance Organization (SIO)

Naser Khaled Al Raee

Board Member

Director since 13 March 2019
(Non-executive)

Qualifications and experience

Certified Internal Auditor, Institute of Internal Auditors, USA. Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance Concentration, University of Texas, USA. Over 10 years of experience in the audit and risk advisory field with a variety of industry exposure including the banking and investment sector.

Nominated by:

Social Insurance Organization (SIO)

  • Murad Ali Murad

  • Jassem Hasan Ali Zainal

  • Mohamed Abdulrahman Hussain

  • Hani Ali Al Maskati

  • Sh. Khalifa bin Duaij Al Khalifa

  • Sh. Abdulla bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

  • Yusuf Saleh Khalaf

  • Marwan Mohammed Al Saleh

  • Edrees Musaed Ahmad

  • Ashraf Adnan Bseisu

  • Mishal Ali Al Hellow

  • Naser Khaled Al Raee