Muzn Islamic Bank's Board of
Directors represents a wealth of experience in Shari'a-compliant Islamic
Banking in the region and around the world, guiding the operations and
activities of the bank.
Ms. Amal Suhail Bahwan is the Vice Chairperson of Suhail Bahwan Group Holding LLC and has been a Board member since 2016. She has extensive experience in managing companies across the Bahwan Group since 1998.
She is also the Chairperson of Board and Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC) of Al Jazeera Steel Products Co. SAOG and Director and Board Remuneration Committee member of Oman Oil Marketing Co. SAOG.
Ms. Amal has a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Administration from the Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.
H.E. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali bin Jabor Al Thani has been a Director of the Bank since July 2005 and serves as a member of the Board Executive, Nomination and Remuneration Committee (ENRC). His Excellency is the Chairman of The Commercial Bank (PSQC) in Qatar, a member of the Board of Directors for United Arab Bank, PJSC in UAE and is the owner of Vista Trading Company (Qatar), a partner in Integrated Intelligence Services Company (Qatar), owner of Abdulla bin Ali & Partners for real estate and commerce (Qatar) and owner of Shaza Hotel, Doha (Qatar).
Mr. Abraham was appointed as a Board Member of NBO in May 2018.
Mr. Abraham is the Group Chief Executive Officer of The Commercial Bank as well as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alternatif Bank and a Board Director of the United Arab Bank, UAE. He has extensive banking experience across both developed and emerging markets. Before joining The Commercial Bank in June 2016, he was CEO of ANZ Indonesia (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group) based in Jakarta, a position he served in from 2008 to 2016. Mr. Abraham has an MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, California and has worked in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Ghana, UK and India in various country and regional banking roles with a successful track record covering general management, corporate banking, strategy, product management as well as acquisitions and integrations. Mr. Abraham was appointed as a Board Member of Alternatif Bank in December 2016.
Mr. Fahad Badar has been a Director of the Bank since May 2016. He is also a member of the Board for United Arab Bank, P.J.S.C. in UAE since July 2016.
Mr. Badar's career at The Commercial Bank (P.S.Q.C.) in Qatar spans over 19 years. Prior to his current role as Executive General Manager, International Banking, he held a number of key roles in International Banking, the Government and Public Sector Relations and the Wholesale Banking Divisions.
Mr. Badar holds an MBA from Durham University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Banking & Finance from the University of Wales.
Mr. Rahul Kar has been a Director of the Bank since April 2016. Mr. Kar is a Chartered Accountant and is currently working as the Financial Advisor to the Chairman of Suhail Bahwan Group Holding LLC. He is a member in Credit committee of the Board and also a Director & an Audit committee member of Al Jazeera Steel Products Co. SAOG. He is also holds the position of Director and Nomination & Remuneration committee member of Oman United Insurance Company SAOG.
Mr. Mohammed Ismail Mandani Al Emadi has been a Director of the Bank since November 2014. He is also a member of the Board for The Commercial Bank (P.S.Q.C.) and a member of the Board of Alternatifbank A.S. (ABank), Turkey and has over 30 years of banking experience. Mr. Al Emadi has held a number of key roles at Commercial Bank until 2006, after which he served as Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Real Estate Investment Company Q.S.C. up to 2011, and also served as its Director from 2003 until 2005.
Mr. Al Emadi holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Economics from Holy Names University, California.
Ms. Najat Ali Al Lawatia has been a Director of the Bank since March 2017 and the member of Credit Committee of the Board. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and is the Deputy Director General for Support Services with the Civil Service Employees Pension Fund with more than 23 years of relevant experience. She has attended various courses in diverse fields of financial management, audit and investments.
Ms. Najat also represented the Civil Services Pension Fund in various listed and private companies and is currently a Director and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Oman Cement Company SAOG.
Mr. Hamad Mohammad Al Wahaibi has been a Director of the Bank since March 2014. He has 20 years of experience in the GCC. He has been a director of investment with the Ministry of Defense Pension Fund for the past six years. Mr. Al Wahaibi is also a member of the boards of Voltamp Energy Company and ACWA Power Company.
Mr. Al Wahaibi holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree, specializing in Finance, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charter holder, as well as a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) Certificate.
Nabil AL-Mahrouqi is an experienced investment professional with a demonstrated history of working in the investment management industry for almost 10 years and qualified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA) ®. Skilled in equity research, financial modeling, valuation, financial analysis, budgeting, analytical skills, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Eikon, PREQIN and asset management. He works as the Head of Local Asset Management in Public Authority of Social Insurance and holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) focused in the finance from Sultan Qaboos University.
Mr. Said Al Habsi has an extensive industry experience in finance and investments, and has spent a considerable amount of time in two of the most prestigious Investment Funds in Oman. Said Al Habsi is the chair of Board Audit Committee (BAC), Investment Director at Oman Investment Fund (OIF), holds MBA and Bachelor of Finance.
Previously, Mr. Said Al Habsi worked for Ministry of Defense Pension Fund holding various senior posts in Investment and Finance fields. He is also a Board member at Salalah Mills SAOG, and Ubhar Capital SAOC. He has attended a host of Specialized Executive Management Development Programs at International Institutes of worldwide repute including, IMD, Columbia Business School and Cambridge University Judge Business School.
With experience of more than 17 years, Mr. Said Al Habsi has extensive in-depth knowledge of global financial markets and investments.
Mr. Ghazi Al Alawi has a PhD in Entrepreneurship from the University of Plymouth in the UK. He has 5 years’ experience in the financial sector where he was on the Board of Directors for Sohar Bank and is a member in Board Audit Committee (BAC).
Abdullah Zahran Al Hinai is the Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Oman. Having held a number of senior management positions in the banking sector, he is an industry veteran with over two decades of experience. Prior to his current role, he was the Chief Wholesale Banking and Strategic Growth Officer at a leading financial institution, and was credited for setting up the organisation’s Strategic Growth function and architecting a number of ground-breaking transactions in both investment and commercial banking.
Al Hinai serves as a Board Member of Oman Banks Association, Oman Urban Development Company Oman, OITPF-Wave Oman and GCC Properties Income Fund, as well as being a member of the investment committee of Izdihar Real Estate Fund. He has also held several board memberships across various industries including manufacturing, investment and urban development.
Al Hinai holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, a Postgraduate Diploma from Manchester Business School, UK, and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from Boston University, U.S.A. He also attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, the General Management Program (GMP) at Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA, and is a holder of Chartered Financial Analyst designation as well as being a Certified Public Accountant.
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