◆Joining Date: November 2018
◆Years of experiences and special skills: Suhail is a seasoned investment professional with twenty nine years of experience gained initially as an equity analyst, an investment banker and portfolio strategist for a regional bank, and most recently a principal investor in regional infrastructure projects
◆Last jobs: Prior to joining IIB, Suhail was an Executive Director at Arqaam Capital Limited and formerly, he was a founding member and CEO of lnstrata Capital. In this role, he was responsible for setting strategic direction and led the investment team in the acquisition strategies and management of the infrastructure portfolio. Previously, Suhail held various senior positions at Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) in Bahrain and Dubai. Suhail has extensive corporate governance experience through his enrollment in various Boards and Sub-committees since 1997. Suhail is a board member of BMMI, Banader Hotels Company and Bahrain Financing Company. He is a past member of Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute.
◆Education and credentials: Suhail holds a bachelors degree in computer engineering from Concordia University and an MBA from McGill University in Montreal, Canada
◆Joining Date: 1 June 2009
◆Years of experiences and special skills: 38 years of experience in areas of financial services industry in investment banking, IT and implementation projects, HR and administration.
◆Last two jobs: United Gulf Bank and American Express, Bahrain
◆Education and credentials: Diploma in civil engineering from Gulf Technical College of Bahrain, Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Fine Arts College of Zamalek, Egypt.
◆ Joining Date: 22 November 2015
◆ Years of experiences and special skills: 10 years of experience as a transactional lawyer specializing in Islamic banking and finance projects and investments
◆Last two jobs: Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. (c) and Al Salam Bank – Bahrain B.S.C.
◆ Education and credentials: Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Business Law from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
◆ Joining Date: 12 October 2005
◆ Years of experiences and special skills: 4 years experience in audit and accounting industry, 15 years experience of investment banking with focus on private equity and real estate. Covered areas of audit, deal origination, structuring, and asset management of the MENA and European region Sharia’ah Compliant investments, Board member in Anfaal Capital, Hungry Bunny WLL, Sarajevo City Center (Magros Veletgrovina d.o.o.)
◆ Last two jobs: Alkhaeej Development Company and Alinam Real Estate Investments
◆ Education and credentials: BSc degree in Accounting and Finance from University of Bahrain
◆ Joining Date: 1 September 2018
◆ Years experience: Over 20 years
◆ Years of experiences and special skills: Over 20 years . High level relationship management
◆ Last two jobs: Commercial Director and Businessman
◆ Education and credentials: Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts and Business Administration, Westminster, UK
◆Joining Date: 10 April 2016
◆ Years of experiences and special skills: Over 13 years of diverse experience in compliance, financial controls and banking operations. Responsible for developing, implementing and administering all aspects of the Bank’s Compliance Management Program ,Member of the International Compliance Association – MICA
◆ Last two jobs: SEERA INVESTMENT BANK B.S.C. (c) and CITI BANK (Bahrain)
◆ Education and credentials: A Bachelor’s degree holder in Banking & Finance from University of Bahrain. International Diploma in Compliance, Compliance Awarded by the International Compliance Association (ICA) / Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance
◆ Joining Date: 19 February 2017
◆ Years of experience: 18 years of experience in the field of risk management, compliance, and internal & external audits across Big 4 firms and financial institutions within the Middle East and Asia
◆ Last two jobs: Ibdar Bank, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers
◆ Education and credentials: Holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree from the University of Punjab, Pakistan and is a certified Operational Risk Manager, an Associate Professional Risk Manager and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
◆ Joining Date: 1 November 2007
◆ Years of experiences and special skills: 12 year of experience of Shari’a Audit, Shari’a Compliance & Governance of Islamic Bank & Investment Structures
◆ Education and credentials: Master’s in Business Administration with concentration in Islamic Finance, University College of Bahrain, Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (Computer Science), Birla Institute of Technology, Certified Shariah Advisor & Auditor, AAOIFI , Advanced Diploma in Islamic Commercial Jurisprudence, BIBF and Shariah Reviewer Development Programme, BIBF