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Board of Directors

Chairman- Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa

Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa obtained a Bachelor degree in Aeronautic Science from the University of King Faisal in 1976 and an MBA in the same field from the US in 1985. He was a founder of the Bahraini Royal Air Force and became the commander of the Royal Air Force before he retired in 2003. He has been a member of the TRA Board till his appointment to the new post. He enjoys a wealth of experience, knowledge and professionalism in the business sector. Shaikh Hamad was appointed by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive independent director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years.  Shaikh Hamad has been serving on the Board since 09/2006 .

Deputy Chairman- Murad Ali Murad

Mr. Murad Ali Murad holds a degree from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK and is a fellow member of the institute since 1993. Mr. Murad has over 40 years of experience in the fields of Banking and Finance. He is the Chairman of BBK since 2002 till today and has held the position of CEO of BBK from 1987 till 2002. In addition, he has held the chairmanship of BBK's wholly owned subsidiaries by the Bank. In addition, Mr. Murad also holds a number of memberships in Community Service Societies such as Chairman of Human Resources Development Fund in Banking Sector since 2004 and Member of Council of Vocational Training in Banking Sector - Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance since 1987.Mr.Murad has a special interest in the fields of banking, finance, economics, and technology. Mr. Murad was elected by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive independent director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years and has been serving on the Board since 03/1990.Mr.Murad is Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Development Bank

Director- Dr. Zakaria Ahmed Hejres

Dr. Zakaria Ahmed Hejres holds a Ph.D. in Economic Development from the University of Durham, United Kingdom. He also obtained a Master's Degree in Economic Development from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1985. His postgraduate Diploma was in Economic and Social Planning from the University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from the University of Alexandria in Egypt. Dr. Hejres past work experience includes being a Director of Economic Planning, and the Assistant Undersecretary for Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance and National Economy.  Dr. Hejres also held the position of Deputy Chief Executive in the Economic Development Board (EDB) for six years since October 2003 until October 2009.Dr.Hejreswas appointed by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive independent director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years and has been serving on the Board since 02/2005.Dr.Hejres is Chief Executive Officer of Al Watan Publishing and Distribution Company.

Director- Mr. Nedhal Saleh Al-Aujan

Mr. Nedhal Saleh Al-Aujan is a career Banker with an extensive experience of 29 years in all the facets of banking and held senior positions in different domestic and international banks. He joined Bahrain Development Bank in 2000 and became the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank in 2007.  Mr.  Al-Aujan served as a Chairman of Gulf Diabetes Centre and Arabian Taxi Company as well as member of the Board of Directors in Venture Capital Bank, Retail Arabia (Geant) and Gulf Membrane & Coating Industries WLL. Mr. Al- Aujan was appointed by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive independent director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years. He has been serving on the Board since 02/2005. Mr. Al-Aujan is Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Development Bank.

Director- Mr. Adel Hussain Al Maskati

Mr. Adel HussainAl Maskati holds a Master's degree in Engineering since 1977. Mr. Al Maskati worked in the oil Industry from 1978 to 1993.  Mr. Al Maskati Joined Maskati Commercial Services in 1993, a company that manages manufacturing plants, trades in Industrial products and manages investment portfolios.  He served on the Board of Directors and Board committees in Bahrain Petroleum Co (Bapco), Bahrain Tourism Co BSC, United Packaging Industries  Co BSC (c ), Abu Dhabi Paper Mill Co, Bahrain Chamber Of Commerce and Industry, Labour Market Regulatory Authority, Bahrain Economic Development Board, Gulf Air and National Health Regulatory Authority.Mr. Al Maskati was elected by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive independent director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years. He has been serving on the Board since 02/2005. Mr. Al Maskati is Managing Director, Maskati Commercial Services BSC ©.

Director- Mr. Abdul Razak Abdulla Al Qassim

Mr. Abdul Razak Abdulla Al Qassim holds a Master's degree in Management Sciences and a Sloan Fellowship from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA). Mr. Al Qassim joined NBB in 1977 after nine years with Chase Manhattan Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.  Chairman of Benefit Company; Chairman of Board of Trustee of Ahlia University; Deputy Chairman of Eskan Bank; Deputy Chairman and Chairman of Executive Committee of Oasis Capital Bank B.S.C; Deputy Chairman and Chairman of Executive Committee of the Arab Academy for Education and Research; Board Member and Chairman of Executive Committee Member of Bahrain Telecommunication Company; Board Member of Umniah; Member of the Board of the Crown Prince International Scholarship Programme. He assumed his present position in 2008. Mr. Al Qassim was elected by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive independent director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years.  He has been serving on the Board since 02/2008. Mr. Al Qassim is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of National Bank of Bahrain.

Director- Mr. Waleed Ahmed Al Khajah

Mr. Waleed Ahmed Al Khajah obtained a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from North Texas State University in 1985. He joined SIO in 2005 after 19 years with Ministry of Finance.  Mr. Al Khajah served on the Board of Directors and Board committees in Bahrain Tourism Co BSC, Seef Properties and AMAK & Sons. He enjoys a wealth of experience, knowledge and professionalism in the business sector. Mr. Al Khajah was appointed by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as an executive director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years. He has been serving on the Board since 02/2008. Mr. Al Khajah is Executive Director in SIO.

Director- Dr. Yousif Dashkouni

Dr. Yousif Ahmed Dashkouni holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Hull. From 1983 till 1990, Dr.Dashkouni worked in Riyadh Bank as Application Development and Maintenance Manager. He then joined the Social Insurance Organisation where he worked for 20 years and held the post of Director of Information Technology before his retirement. He enjoys a wealth of experience, knowledge and professionalism in the business sector. Dr. Dashkouni was appointed by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years.  He has been serving on the Board since 02/2008. Dr. Dashkouni is Project Director for the Implementation of SIO Asset Management Company.

Director- Mr. Ali Yousif Engineer

Mr. Ali Yousif Engineer obtained a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from United Kingdom in 1967. Mr. Engineer has been chairing board of a number of family owned business and establishments. He is Board member of TRAFCO and Vice Chairman of Arabian Taxi Company and enjoys a wealth of experience, knowledge and professionalism in the business sector. Mr. Engineer was elected by the shareholders in the AGM in 2011, as a non-executive independent director in the Board in 02/2011 for a period of 3 Years.  He has been serving on the Board since 02/2008. Mr. Engineer is Chairman of several family owned businesses.