Permanent Committees

AML & Compliance

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Balu Ramamurthy Head – Compliance & AML Ithmaar Bank Head
2 Abeer Al Shehabi Chief Compliance Officer HSBC Deputy
3 Ajeet Dawani Head FCC – Bahrain & Middle East SCB Member
4 Alaa Al Hamad Chief Compliance & Regulatory Affairs Ila Bank Member
5 Ali Al Khaja Head of Compliance & MLRO Al Salam Bank Member
6 Ali Al Mahmood Assistant Manager – Compliance Department KFH Member
7 Bader Isa Alshetti Senior Manager – MLRO & Head of Compliance Al Baraka Islamic Member
8 Ahmed Radhi Compliance Manager and MLRO BOK International Member
9 Boby Antony Joseph Head of Compliance & MLRO State Bank of India Member
10 Faisal Jamil Head of Compliance Habib Bank Member
11 Fajer Sami Al Busmait Head of Compliance KHCB Member
12 Hisham Khattab VP – Country Head of Compliance & MLRO Arab Bank Member
13 Luay Yaqoob Seyadi Head – Banking Operations Ithmaar Bank Member
14 Mahmood Muslim Head of Compliance & MLRO Credimax Member
15 Maryam Kamal Compliance Manager Benefit Member
16 Mohammed Juma Head of Compliance & AML SICO Member
17 Nader Mahmood Senior Vice President – Group Head of Compliance & MLRO Mgt. ABG Member
18 Nabeela Janahi AML Consultant GIB Member
19 Nadine Al-Shirawi Head of Compliance and MLRO BBK Member
20 Pieter Vos Group Head of Financial Crime Compliance Bank ABC Member
21 Rana Qamber Group Chief Compliance Officer NBB Member
22 Rohit Abbey VP – Regulatory Affairs & Chief Compliance Officer AMEX Member
23 Warif Kanaan Chief Country Compliance Officer Citibank Member
24 Zahra Qassim Customer Expireance & Process and Governance BISB Member
25 Zoe Karali Head CFCC – Bahrain & Middle East SCB Member

Asset & Wealth Management

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Ahmed A W Abdulla Head of Premier and Seef Branch HSBC Member
2 Abdulhadi Shahadah Head of Asset Management, GIB Capital GIB Member
3 Ali Qassim Head of Private Banking Al Salam Bank Member
4 Amal Alrayes Head of Products and Administration Unit – Wealth Mgt KFH Member
5 Christoph Geidner Consumer Busiess Head Citibank Member
6 Hussam Saif AGM – Treasury & Investments KHCB Member
7 Karim El SHERIF Senior Portfolio Manager Bank ABC Member
8 Kunal Varma Head, Consumer, Private, Business Banking Bahrain & ME SCB Member
9 Maysan Almaskati Head – Asset Management Ithmaar Bank Member
10 Mohamed AlRayes Head of Investment and Private Banking BBK Member
11 Raghavendra S H Asst. Vice President (NRI Services) State Bank of India Member
12 Salman AlSairafi Head of Global Makets SICO Member
13 Shakeel Sarwar Head of Equity Asset Management SICO Member

Crisis Management

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Abdulkarim Al Zakari Chief Risk Officer KHCB Member
2 Ahmed Janahi Head – Risk Management Ithmaar Bank Member
3 Anantha Narayanan Chief Operating Officer SICO Member
4 Ayman Jasim Mohamed Manager – Risk Management (Complaints Officer) Al Baraka Islamic Member
5 Ebrahim AlShakhoori Head of Property, Middle East SCB Member
6 Eyad Omar Country Operational Risk Manager Arab Bank Member
7 Hassan Muhi Operational Risk and Information Security Assistant Manager KFH Member
8 Isa Maseeh Group Chief Risk Officer NBB Member
9 Ismail Mokhtar Group Chief Operating Officer Bank ABC Member
10 Krishnan Hariharan CRO Al Salam Bank Member
11 Mohamed Bucheeri Head of IT Operations BBK Member
12 Mohamed Malalla Information Security Manager Ila Bank Member
13 Mohammed Amin Citi Security and Investigative Services Head Citibank Member
14 Nader Al Sari Chief Credit Officer GIB Member
15 Reyadh AlMearaj AGM-IT Benefit Member
16 Salman Abdulla Head of Information Technology Dept Credimax Member
17 Samir M Rabadi Chief Operating Officer HSBC Member
18 Vijay Kumar Soni Vice President (Operations & Services) State Bank of India Member

Cyber Security

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Abdulkarim Al Zakari Chief Risk Officer KHCB Member
2 Ahmed Buqais Head – IT Ithmaar Bank Member
3 Ahmed Samahiji Manager IT Habib Bank Ltd. Member
4 Ali Beshra Head of Information Security & Risk Management Benefit Member
5 Ali Khalfan Head of Information Security BBK Member
6 Ali Almajed Corporate Desk Officer NBB Member
7 Gert Du Preez Regional Head of Corporate Security AMEX Member
8 Hassan Muhi Operational Risk and Information Security Assistant Manager KFH Member
9 Hemantha Wijesinghe CTO Al Salam Bank Member
10 Jose George Head of Information Security GIB Member
11 Khalid Waheed Abdulla Chief Information Security Officer Al Baraka Islamic Member
12 Mahmood Al Radhi Head of IT Arab Bank Member
13 Mohamed Jamsheer First Vice President – IT ABG Member
14 Mohamed Malalla Information Security Manager Ila Bank Member
15 Mohammed Ibrahim Head of Information Technology SICO Member
16 Nelson Villate Group Chief Information Security Officer Bank ABC Member
17 Rashid Hidayat Business Information Security Officer Citibank Member
18 Salman Abdulla Head of Information Technology Dept Credimax Member
19 Samer Hanna Chief Risk Officer, Middle East SCB Member
20 Vipin Vidhyadharan Asst. Vice President (Systems) State Bank of India Member

Digitization

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Ahmed Al Mehri Senior Manager Benefit Member
2 Rafed Al-Mannai Head of Product Management & Business Alliances Ithmaar Bank Member
3 Ali AlMeshal Head of Digital Business Innovation Credimax Member
4 Ali Althaqafi Assistant Manager – Digital Transformation Unit Al Baraka Islamic Member
5 Ali Ghuloom Head of Digitization NBB Member
6 Anantha Narayanan Chief Operating Officer SICO Member
7 Dilshad Majeed Technology Head Citibank Member
8 Dr Boutros Klink CEO – Middle East & Bahrain SCB Member
9 Dr Wajeeha Awadh Chief Digital Officer ABG Member
10 Dr. Yousif Almas Group Chief Innovation Officer Bank ABC Member
11 Jeb Million VP – Chief Information & Digital Officer AMEX Member
12 Kunal Varma Head, Consumer, Private, Business Banking – Bahrain & ME SCB Member
13 Maisa J Shunnar Chief Digital Transformation BisB Member
14 Marwan Alsabbagh Head of IT KFH Member
15 Mohammed Al Shehabi Head of Innovation Al Salam Bank Member
16 Mohammed Ibrahim Head of Information Technology SICO Member
17 Nada Tarada Head of Business and Customer Ila Bank Member
18 Vidhu Mittal Head of IT Development BBK Member
19 Vikas Sethi Acting Chief Digital Officer GIB Member
20 Vipin Vidhyadharan Asst. Vice President (Systems) State Bank of India Member
21 Yaser Alsharifi Group Chief Strategy Officer NBB Member

Human Resources

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Abdulla Suwaileh Senior Manager – Head of Human Resources & Administration Al Baraka Islamic Member
2 Adel Al Abbasi Head of HR & Administration Bank ABC Member
3 Afnan Ahmed Saleh Chief of Human Resources & Admin BisB Member
4 Dana Al Mahal HR Generalist Ila Bank Member
5 Dana Buheji Group Chief Human Resources NBB Member
6 Enas Rahimi Head – HR Ithmaar Bank Member
7 Fareed Khan Head of Human Resources Habib Bank Ltd. Member
8 Fatema Ahmed Al Binali Head of Human Resources KHCB Member
9 Hawra A Murad Country Head of Human Resources HSBC Member
10 Helen Lloyd Chief Human Resources Officer GIB Member
11 Krishna Kant Sharma Asst. Vice President (HR & CFO) State Bank of India Member
12 Latifa Khalfan Head of Human Resources Credimax Member
13 Moahmmed Salem Islamic Business Development and Sharia Reviewer BBK Member
14 Muna Al Balooshi Head of HR & administration Al Salam Bank Member
15 Nacira Frdjoukh Head of Human Resources Citibank Member
16 Najwa Al Ahmed Department Head – Human Resources BBK Member
17 Ruth Simuyemba Head of Human Resources – Bahrain SCB Member
18 Salah AlAwadhi Head of HR & Administration Benefit Member
19 Sara Zainalabedin Head of HR KFH Member
20 Tahera Al Alawi Assistant Vice President, HR & Administration Manager Mashreq Bank Member

Public Relations

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Adel Al-Kooheji PR & Corporate Communication Manager Benefit Member
2 Mahmood Qannati Head of Marketing & Communications Al Salam Bank Member
3 Nadeen Oweis Head of Corporate Communications SICO Member
4 Nadera Abuali Public Relations Senior Officer Citibank Member
5 Noora Al Nusuf Head Corporate Affairs & Brand & Marketing – Bahrain & ME SCB Member
6 Rafa Kaddoura Department Head – Corporate Communication BBK Member
7 Raghavendra S H Asst. Vice President (NRI Services) State Bank of India Member
8 Subah Al Zayani Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications KHCB Member

International Standards

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Aman Ullah Khan Financial Controller KHCB Member
2 Asif Saherwala Group Head of Financial Control GIB Member
3 Ewan Stirling GM- International Banking BBK Member
4 Gaby El Hakim Group Chief Legal Officer NBB Member
5 Krishna Kant Sharma Asst. Vice President (HR & CFO) State Bank of India Member
6 Layla Alqassab Chief Financial Officer Benefit Member
7 Mahmood Taheri Head Financial Accounting & Reporting BBk Member
8 MN Ramkumar Group Chief Accountant Bank ABC Member
9 Mohammed Arooj Senior Manager, Financial Control KFH Member
10 Saqib Mustafa Head – Financial Control Ithmaar Bank Member
11 Shaikha Tareef CFO – Bahrain & Middle East SCB Member
12 Shyam Krishnan Chief Financial Officer SICO Member
13 Yousif Ebrahim CFO Al Salam Bank Member
14 Zahra Jamali Chief Finance Officer Citibank Member

Islamic Banking

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Ahmed Murad Head of Corporate Banking Al Salam Bank Member
2 Amal Saif Ahmed Islamic Finance Manager BisB Member
3 Ameer Abdul Ghani Shabaan Chief Financial Control BisB Member
4 Duaij Khalifa Abulfath Senior Manager – Head of Internal Sharia Audit Al Baraka Islamic Member
5 Ebrahim Khalil Jassim Head – Commercial & FI Ithmaar Bank Member
6 Hamad Buchiri Head, Royal Family Unit & Islamic Banking SCB Member
7 Iftikhar Ali Deputy Head of Islamic Banking & Deputy Managing Director Bank ABC Member
8 Imad Ali Chief Executive Officer for Citi Islamic Investment Bank Citibank Member
9 Jawad Abdulhadi Humaidan Acting Head of Corporate Banking BisB Member
10 Mahmood Radhi Head of Treasury BOK International Member
11 Moahmmed Salem Islamic Business Development and Sharia Reviewer BBK Member
12 Mohammed Al-Mahmood First Vice President – Head of Internal Sharia Audit ABG Member
13 Rashid Alkhan Senior Manager, Head of Wealth Management KFH Member
14 Rauf Ahmed Head of Shariah Compliant Banking GIB Member
15 Sh. Abdulnasser Al Mahmood Head of Sharia’a Coordination & Implementation KHCB Member

Retail & Investment Banking

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Ali Khalil Alderzi Senior Manager – Head of Branches Al Baraka Islamic Member
2 Abdulnasser Al Rayes Head of Retail Banking KHCB Member
3 Ali Al Aradi Head of Branches and Sales BisB Member
4 Dr. Adel Salem GM Retail BBK Member
5 G S Pallavi Vice President (Retail Banking) State Bank of India Member
6 Hamed Mishal Head of retail Banking KFH Member
7 Kunal Varma Head, Consumer, Private, Business Banking – Bahrain & Middle East SCB Member
8 Mohammed Buhijji Head of Retail Banking Al Salam Bank Member
9 Nada Tarada Head of Business ila Bank Member
10 Shafaq Alkooheji Head-Payment services Benifit Member
11 Shakofa Asghar Head of Wealth and Personal Banking HSBC Member
12 Subah Al Zayani Chief Executive – Retail Banking NBB Member
13 Talal Ahmed Area Manager, Retail Banking GIB Member
14 Wissam Al Hadad Head of Investment Banking & Real Estate SICO Member
15 Yasser Hamsa Head – Branch Network Ithmaar Bank Member

Sustainable Finance

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Ahmed Burashid Head of Corporate Banking & Debt Capital Markets KHCB Member
2 Ali Tariq Head of Global Trade & Receivable Finance HSBC Member
3 Ameera Al Abbasi Head of Business Banking KHCB Member
4 Anthony Williams VP, Risk Governance and Analytics Bank ABC Member
5 Dr. Ali Adnan Ibrahim First Vice President – Head of Social & Sustainable Finance ABG Member
6 Dr. Boutros Klink CEO – Middle East & Bahrain SCB Member
7 Hanadi Araik Corporate Communications Manager GIB Member
8 Hisham Al Kurdi Chief Executive Corporate NBB Member
9 Mazar Jalal Deputy COO Al Salam Bank Member
10 Venetia Bell Group Chief Sustainability Officer GIB Member
11 Vipul Modi Department Head – Credit Advisory Services, Corporate Banking BBK Member
12 Wissam Al Hadad Head of Investment Banking & Real Estate SICO Member
13 Yaqoob Alhammar Assistant Supervisor, Corporate Banking Group KFH Member
14 Zied Jalali Head of Structured Finance NBB Member

Treasurers

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Eduard Smiesko Head of Client Solutions Desk GIB Member
2 Faizan Alam Farooqui Manager Treasury – Retail & Wholesale Habib Bank Member
3 Hamad Al Bassam Assistant Manager – Treasury & Capital Markets KFH Member
4 Hisham Al Kurdi Chief Executive Corporate NBB Member
5 Hussain A.Haq Head of Treasury & Capital Markets Al Salam Bank Member
6 Hussain Najati Head of Treasury SICO Member
7 Hussain Toorani Head of Treasury BBK Member
8 Hussam Saif AGM – Treasury & Investments KHCB Member
9 Mahmood Radhi Head of Treasury BOK Member
10 Mazen Ladki Head of Corporate Treasury Bank ABC Member
11 Mohamed Ali Qudrat Senior Manager – Head of Treasury Al Baraka Islamic Member
12 Rashid Fikri Head – Treasury Ithmaar Bank Member
13 Roomi Siddiqui Head, Treasury Markets – Middle East SCB Member
14 Sara Abdulhadi Group Chief Investment and Treasury Officer GIB Member
15 Suhail Tohami Senior Vice President – Head of Treasury & Investments ABG Member

Technical Sharia Standards Review

S.no Name Title Bank Designation
1 Dr. El Tigani Mohammed Vice President Sharia Officer – Secretary of the Unified Sharia Board ABG Member
2 Dr. Mohammed Arbouna Head of Sharia’a Compliance Al Salam Bank Member
3 Hamad Al Shaikh Head of Sharia Coordination & Implementation BisB Member
4 Imad Ali Chief Executive Officer for Citi Islamic Investment Bank CitiBank Member
5 Mohamed Abderrezak Group Sharia Compliance Officer Bank ABC Member
6 Mohammed Jassim Sharia Officer & Secretary of the Sharia Supervisory Board Al Baraka Islamic Member
7 Mohammed Salem Islamic Business Development and Sharia Reviewer BBK Member
8 Nawaf Al Hosani Head of Internal Sharia’a Audit KHCB Member
9 Rauf Ahmed Head of Shariah Compliant Banking GIB Member
10 Sh. Adel Al Marzooqi Head – Sharia Compliance Ithmaar Bank Member
11 Tariq Mufareh Manager – Internal Shari’a Audit KFH Member