Mr. Hamad Abdulla Al Oqab
Deputy CEO, Al Baraka Banking Group (Chairman), Bahrain
Mr. Hamad Abdulla Al Oqab has over 26 years’ experience in banking, finance and auditing. He holds the responsibility of the Deputy Chief Executive of Al Baraka Banking Group “The major shareholder of the Bank”. Effective March 2019, he was also assigned the role of Chief Executive Officer of Al Baraka Islamic Bank in addition to his current responsibility. He is currently the Chairman of Al Baraka Bank Lebanon and Vice Chairman of Jordan Islamic Bank. He is also Board Member in Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, Banque Al Baraka D’Algerie and Al Baraka Bank Egypt. In addition, he serves as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Al Baraka Bank Egypt, Chairman of Board Credit Committee of Jordan Islamic Bank, Chairman of Board Credit Committee and Board Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility of Al Baraka Bank Lebanon and Chairman of IT Governance Committee of Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank. He serves as a member of various other Board committees these banking subsidiaries. He is the Chairman of the Accounting Standards Board of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). Before joining Al Baraka Banking Group in 2005, He worked in Shamil Bank (currently Ithmaar Bank), Arthur Andersen, Unilever and Bahrain Monitory Agency (currently Central Bank of Bahrain). Mr. Hamad Abdulla Al Oqab Hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Bahrain and is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.