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Mr. Khalid Rashid Al Zayani is the Honorary OBE in the 2014 Queen’s Honours List and also involved in other business & Government Activities viz; Chairman of Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Midal Cables Ltd, First Motors, Aluwheel, Metal Form Co., Intersteel, Gulf Closures, Imerys Al Zayani Fused Minerals, Bahrain British Business Forum and Rashid Al Zayani Charitable Foundation.
Mr. Al Zayani is the Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al Zayani Investments Group, Zayani Motors, Euro Motors, Zayani Properties, Zayani Leasing, Zayani Industries, Orient Motors, Bahrain Voluntary Work Society; Board Member of Investcorp Bank, BCCI and American Bahraini Friendship Society; Founding Member & Co-Chairman of Bahrain British Business Council & U.S. Bahrain Business Council; President of CISI-Bahrain Advisory Council and Honorary Board Member of Bahrain India Society.
His contributions to social and charitable activities include being a Founder and Former President of AmCham; Board Member of EDB; Founding Member & Vice Chairman of BISB; Founding member & Board Member of BKIC & NMC and Board Member of Takaful Intl. & Bahrain Credit

Adnan Ahmed Yousif
Vice Chairman, Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain

Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif is a highly regarded senior banker with over 38 years of international banking experience. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Hull, UK. He was earlier with Arab Banking Corporation, for over 20 years and last served as Director on its Board.

As President & Chief Executive, Mr. Yousif has lead Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) since inception, developing the Group into one of the largest and most diversified Islamic banking groups in the world. He is also the Chairman of Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, Banque Al Baraka D'Algerie, Al Baraka Bank Ltd. South Africa,       Al Baraka Bank Lebanon, Jordan Islamic Bank, Al Baraka Bank Egypt, Al Baraka Bank Syria, Al Baraka Bank Sudan, Al Baraka Bank Pakistan Ltd., Vice Chairman of Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain and a Board member of Al Baraka Bank Tunisia.

Mr. Yousif was the Chairman of the Union of Arab Banks, Lebanon for two terms (2007-2013). Besides having received many international awards including twice the Islamic Banker of the Year award (2004 and 2009), he is the recipient of the Medal of Efficiency, a unique honor conferred by His Royal Highness - King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain during the year 2011.

Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif was honored with the Tatweej Award for Excellence in leadership and institutional performance in the category  Wise Leadership in the field of Arab banking for 2012  granted by the Arab Administrative Development Organization - an organization affiliated to the Arab League - in cooperation with the Tatweej Academy. In addition, he was awarded by LARIBA American Finance House the 2012   LARIBA Award for Excellence in Achievement  ,  in recognition of his leadership role in consolidating and operating the largest diversified Islamic Banking Group in the world.


    Mr. Abdul Latif Abdul Rahim Janahi is one of the early pioneers in Islamic economy, Islamic banking and Islamic insurance. He authored a number of books on these topics and prepared more than 60 studies and work papers presented at numerous events, conferences, seminars and, universities. He worked hard to promote the idea of Islamic banking, insurance and re-insurance in Bahrain and was behind the establishment of a number of banks, financial institutions and insurance and reinsurance companies in Bahrain and outside Bahrain. He has practical experience of more than 44 years in the areas of banking, insurance and reinsurance. He holds a diploma in insurance and is a recognized expert in conventional insurance, Takaful (Islamic insurance), Islamic banking and Islamic economics. Mr. Janahi is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Safwa International, Bahrain (consultancy), and board member of many Islamic banking and investment institutions such as the Islamic Bank of Bangladesh - Dhaka, Khaleej Finance and Investment (being the Chairman of the Board of Directors) and the Islamic Arab Bank and Islamic Insurance and Reinsurance Company.

    Mr. Moosa Abdul Aziz Shihadeh holds a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from USA. Worked in conventional banks from 5 /1961 until 5 /1980. He then joined Jordan Islamic Bank on June 1, 1980 till now. He is currently the CEO & General Manager of Jordan Islamic Bank. In addition to being a board member of many Islamic banks.
    Mr. Shihadeh is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the General Council for Islamic Banks, a Board Member of the Jordanian Businessmen Association and Chairman and Board Member of several public and private companies in various sectors (industrial, educational, investment and insurance sector). He was also a Board Member of the Association of Banks in Jordan since 1983 and has been the association’s Vice-President for the period 1997 to 2005 and Chairman of the Board Directors of Association of Banks in Jordan since 11.10.2015.
    A member of several investment, social, humanitarian and international organizations and committees. Mr. Shihadeh Participates and lectures in several seminars related to the banking sector and the Islamic financial institutions regionally and internationally. Former member of the Accounting and Auditing Standards Board for Islamic Financial Institutions and the Chairman of the Accounting Committee (1990 to 2002). A member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Thought Forum and Advisory Board Member of the International union of Arab Bankers. Honor- permanent member of the society of friends of Jordan Eye Bank and the prevention of blindness.

    Mr. Ashraf Ahmed El-Ghamrawy is a Vice Chairman & CEO Al-Baraka Bank Egypt.
    He obtained the Bachelor Degree in Commerce from Ain Shams University in addition to a professional Diploma in Banking Credit, as well as many other advanced courses in various banking fields.
    Mr. Ashraf Started his career as a legal accountant specialized in the field of banking & financial institutions. In 1979, he moved to work in the banking sector and occupied many positions until he became the CEO & managing director for Al-Baraka Bank Egypt. Since 2010, he has become the vice Chairman & CEO. He has made great contribution to many essential banking issues, especially in debt collections & NPLs, establishing companies & a strong credit & investment portfolio.
    He has been leading a teamwork who has been successfully able with a support by the BOD to change the Bank in a short period into a profitable institution.
    He has obtained many appreciation certificates & has long outstanding experience in the field of development, centralization, IT & feasibility studies.
    He contributes in charity & voluntary work. Mr. Ashraf occupies the following positions:
    •Chairman of the Egyptian Saudi Company for Real Estate.
    •Board Member in the Egyptian Company for Establishing & managing commercial malls.
    •Board of Trustees’ member & treasurer of the Egyptian Zakat Institution.
    •Board Member & Chairman of Board Credit Committee of A.T.Lease.
    •Board Member and Board Risk Management Committee (RMC), Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain.
    •Board Member & Chairman of Board Audit Committee, Egyptian Takaful – Mumtalakat.

    Mr. Yousif Bin Fadil is a Board Member, Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain, Ajman Bank and Gulfa Mineral Water. Previously, General Manager of the Emirates Financial Company and before that Executive Manager for Investment, Dubai Islamic Bank and a number of senior positions at National Bank of Umm Al Qaiwain. Mr. Bin Fadil has also served as Member of the Boards of Directors of several financial institutions including, Union Insurance Company, U.A.E., Bahrain Islamic Bank, Bosnia International Bank and Dubai Islamic Insurance Company. He has more than 32 years of experience in the banking field. Mr. Bin Fadil, a UAE national, holds Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics & Computer Science from Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington State, USA.

    Businessman and former Banker. Born in 1955 in state of Qatar. 48 Years of experience in banking field. Graduated in Commerce (B Com.) from Cairo University in 1997. Started banking career in 1968 with Eastern Bank (standard Chartered Bank at present) in 1970 joined United Bank Ltd., in Qatar, at the time of opening the branch in the country. Joined Doha Bank, February 1987. Played major role in establishing and promoting the developments of Doha Bank. Promoted as General Manager of Doha Bank in December 1987. Held many high posts in Doha Bank before promoted to the General Manager. Left Doha Bank in January 1997. Joined Qatar industrial Development Bank as a General Manager in February 1997, and played significant roles in establishing such a non-commercial bank in State of Qatar. Left Qatar Industrial Development Bank at the end of May 2001 for concentration on his own Business. He is the Managing Partner of Arabian Exchange Company & Gulf Colors, and holds 50% Stakes in both Establishments

     Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from University of Hull, United Kingdom, around 40 years of experience in Banking Industry. Present Position, Board & Executive Committee Member at TAIB Bank (Aug 2011- till present) and Board & Executive Committee Member (June 2015 – till present) at Takaful International.
    His past position was General Manager in National Bank of Bahrain, Board & executive Committee Member – Bahrain commercial facilities company and Chairman of the Board – National Motors Company.

    Dr. Khalid is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Family Bank.
    Dr. Khalid has over 31 years of experience in banking, finance, auditing and accounting. Prior to join Family Bank, he was the Deputy CEO of Venture Capital Bank for seven years. Before that, he was Executive Director of Banking Supervision at the Central Bank of Bahrain for thirteen years, where he was responsible for the licensing, inspection and supervision of financial institutions, insuring that all banks and financial institutions, either operating or incorporated in Bahrain, complied with promulgated laws and regulations. Before joining the CBB, he was Assistant Professor at Bahrain University. In addition, through his diversified experience, Dr. Khalid served in senior posts with a number of reputable banks and firms. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Accounting from UK. Dr. Khalid is a Board Member at Al Khair Bank, Med Gulf Company, Med Gulf Takaful and Itqan Company

    Mr. Mohamed Isa Al Mutaweh is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Al Baraka Islamic Bank - Bahrain, Chairman of the Credit Committee and member of the Executive Committee. He has long experience in banking extending to more than 34 years during which he held leading positions in banks. He was General Manager and Board Member of Al Amin Bank, Bahrain, Chairman of the Credit Committee and member of the Executive Committee of Al Amin Bank. He also served as Executive Director of ABC Islamic Bank which is affiliated to Arab Banking Corporation. Prior to that he served in a senior position with National Bank of Bahrain in the Corporate Banking Division. Mr. Al Mutaweh is a member of the World Union of Arab Bankers and a member of the participation committee of the Awqaf properties investment fund of Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Jeddah and member of the board of Directors of International Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (one of the IDB's group companies) and ex-member of the board of directors of Bahrain association of banks and a member of Bahrain advisory council of the chartered institute of securities and investment (CISI), UK. Mr. Al Mutaweh has an MBA degree in Business administration from university of Hull, UK.

    Khalid Rashid Al Zayani

    Adnan Ahmed Yousif
    Deputy Chairman

    Abdul Latif Abdul Rahim Janahi
    Board Member

    Musa Abel Aziz Shihadeh
    Board Member

    Ashraf Ahmed Mustafa El-Ghamrawi
    Board Member

    Yousif Ali Fadil Ben Fadil
    Board Member

    Maqbool Habib Khalfan
    Board Member

    Abdulrahman Abdulla Mohamed
    Board Member

    Dr. Khalid Abdulla Ateeq
    Board Member

    Mohamed Isa AL Mutaweh
    Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

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