Speakers 2019

H.E. RASHEED MOHAMMED AL MARAJ

H.E. RASHEED MOHAMMED AL MARAJ
GOVERNOR
CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

H.E. GODWIN EMEFIELE
GOVERNOR
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
NIGERIA

DR. SAMI AL-SUWAILEM

DR. SAMI AL-SUWAILEM
HEAD OF FINANCIAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, ISLAMIC RESEARCH
& TRAINING INSTITUTE
ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK
SAUDI ARABIA

MAZIN AL-NAHEDH
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE
KUWAIT

ADNAN AHMED YOUSIF

ADNAN AHMED YOUSIF
CHAIRMAN
BAHRAIN ASSOCIATION OF BANKS (BAB)
PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE
AL BARAKA BANKING GROUP
BAHRAIN

DR. ADNAN CHILWAN
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
DUBAI ISLAMIC BANK
U.A.E.

KHALID HAMAD ABDULRAHMAN
HAMAD

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BANKING
SUPERVISION
CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN AND
CHAIRMAN OF IIFM

SAUDI ARABIA

DR. JIHAD AZOUR
DIRECTOR – MIDDLE EAST & CENTRAL ASIA DEPARTMENT
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
U.S.A.

ABDULHAKEEM ALKHAYYAT

ABDULHAKEEM ALKHAYYAT
MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO
KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE – BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

Dr. ALI ADNAN IBRAHIM
GLOBAL HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
AL BARAKA BANKING GROUP
BAHRAIN

FARAH JAAFAR-CROSSBY
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
LABUAN IBFC
MALAYSIA

NOOR AZMI MAT SAID
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SME CORPORATION MALAYSIA
MALAYSIA

IJLAL AHMED ALVI
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
IIFM
BAHRAIN

STEVE BERTAMINI
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
AL RAJHI BANK
SAUDI ARABIA

SOHAIB UMAR
ADVISOR – ISLAMIC FINANCIAL SERVICES DEVELOPMENT
CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

TALIYA MINULLINA
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TATARSTAN INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
REPUBLIC OF TATARSTAN

BASHAR AL NATOOR
GLOBAL HEAD OF ISLAMIC FINANCE
FITCH RATINGS
UAE

MUJEEBU-RAHMAN

MUJEEBU RAHMAN
VP FINANCIAL MARKET SALES, GROUP
TREASURY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS
BANK ABC ISLAMIC
BAHRAIN

NAJEEB HAIDER
MANAGER, INVESTMENT OPERATIONS, DEPARTMENT III
ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK
CHINA

LILIAN LE FALHER
EXECUTIVE MANAGER, HEAD OF
TREASURY, FI’S & CAPITAL MARKETS,
KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE (BAHRAIN)
BAHRAIN

OMAR MUSTAFA ANSARI
SECRETARY GENERAL
ACCOUNTING AND
AUDITING ORGANIZATION FOR ISLAMIC
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (AAOIFI)

BAHRAIN

SUHAEIDI
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF ISLAMIC ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
BANK INDONESIA
INDONESIA

ERIC USHER
HEAD OF FINANCE INITIATIVE
UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME FINANCE INITIATIVE (UNEP FI),
SWITZERLAND

DR. QAIS AL YAHYAEI
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
CENTRAL BANK OF OMAN
OMAN

RAFI-UDDIN SHIKOH
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
DINARSTANDARD
USA

DR. SIMON GALPIN
SENIOR ADVISOR – INVESTMENT PROMOTIONS
BAHRAIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD (EDB)
BAHRAIN

NITISH BHOJNAGARWALA
VICE PRESIDENT – SENIOR CREDIT OFFICER, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS GROUP
MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICES MIDDLE EAST LIMITED
U.A.E.

HUSAM HOURANI
MANAGING PARTNER
AL TAMIMI & CO.
U.A.E.

MAZIN MANNA
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
ABU DHABI ISLAMIC BANK
U.A.E.

KHALID SAAD
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
BAHRAIN FINTECH BAY
BAHRAIN

HASSAN JARRAR
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
BAHRAIN ISLAMIC BANK (BISB)
BAHRAIN

SUHAIL BIN TARRAF
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
EMIRATES ISLAMIC BANK
U.A.E.

AHMED AL BALOOSHI
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, HEAD OF IT
AL BARAKA BANKING GROUP
BAHRAIN

ASHAR NAZIM
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
AION DIGITAL
BAHRAIN

RIAZ MOHAMED
HEAD OF FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING DEPARTMENT
KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE
BAHRAIN

ZEEBA ASKAR
INVESTMENTS DIRECTOR
ITHMAAR DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
BAHRAIN

MEHRYAR GHAZALI
PARTNER – FINANCIAL SERVICES PRACTICE LEADER
PWC MIDDLE EAST
U.A.E.

RIMA BHATIA
GROUP CHIEF ECONOMIST & HEAD OF STRATEGY
GULF INTERNATIONAL BANK (GIB)
BAHRAIN

JUSTIN MATHEWS
VICE PRESIDENT, TREASURY INVESTMENTS
GULF INTERNATIONAL BANK
SAUDI ARABIA

KHALID AL KAYED
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
BANK NIZWA
OMAN

DR. JARMO KOTILAINE
CHIEF PLANNING AND MONITORING OFFICER
TAMKEEN
BAHRAIN

Hesa-Al-Sada

HESA AL SADA
DIRECTOR – BANKING SERVICES
CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

NASER ALMOHRI
VICE PRESIDENT, COVERAGE TEAM LEADER
BANK ABC ISLAMIC
BAHRAIN

DR. GHIYATH NAKSHBENDI
PROFESSOR OF ISLAMIC FINANCE AND ADVOCATE
KOGOD SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
USA

MUSTAFA ADIL
HEAD OF ISLAMIC FINANCE
REFINITIV
BAHRAIN

HADI MELKI
MANAGING DIRECTOR & REGIONAL HEAD MIDDLE EAST
S&P GLOBAL RATINGS
U.A.E

SHEIKH ESAM M. ISHAQ
EXECUTIVE MEMBER OF SHARIAH SUPERVISORY BOARD
DISCOVER ISLAM CENTRE
BAHRAIN

HOUSSAM CHAHIN
SENIOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIP OFFICER
UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSION FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)
UAE