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Board of Directors and the Executive

Meet Al Rayan Bank's Board of Directors and Executive.

Fahad Al Khalifa, Non-Executive Director

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Fahad Al Khalifa is a seasoned banking professional with over 25 years of experience in leadership roles in financial services.  He was appointed to the role of Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of Masraf Al Rayan in 2021.

Before joining Masraf Al Rayan, he was the GCEO of Al Khalij Commercial Bank since 2014, and successfully oversaw the merger of both institutions to result in one of the largest Sharia compliant banks in the region with an international presence in the United Kingdom, France and the United Arab Emirates.  Mr. Khalifa brings extensive experience and expertise to the firm to facilitate the next level of the bank’s development.

Throughout his career, he has held prominent positions in Qatar’s leading financial institutions to include Qatar Central Bank and Qatar National Bank (QNB), where he held the positions of Group Treasurer and GM Group Corporate Banking and Financial Institutions.

Mr. Khalifa graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Seattle University, USA and has a successful track record covering general management, strategy, mergers and acquisitions.

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