Executive Management


Our Executive Management encompass years of experience in the financial sector, with community connections and competencies that have allowed us to continue leading the way in the banking industry. Under the supervision of our Board, the Executive Management are responsible of monitoring performance and delivering the strategy set forth, developing solutions and product capabilities in accordance with regulatory conduct and compliance practices.

Jean-Christophe Durand
Chief Executive Officer
Abdul Aziz Al Ahmed
Chief Executive – Strategic Accounts
Dana Buheji
Group Chief Human Resources & Sustainability Officer
Iain Blacklaw
Group Chief Operating Officer
Bruce Wade
Group Chief Executive – Financial Restructuring
Yaser AlSharifi
Group Chief Strategy Officer
Gaby El Hakim
Group Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Hisham AlKurdi
Group Chief Executive - Corporate & Institutional Investment Banking
Russell Bennett
Group Chief Financial Officer
Isa Maseeh
Group Chief Risk Officer
     Subah Abdullatif              Al Zayani
Chief Executive - Retail Banking
Rana Qambar
Group Chief Compliance Officer