Board of Directors

Non-Executive Chairman

HRH Prince Amr has more than 30 years of extensive and diversified experience in commercial and investment banking, executive management, architecture and engineering.

He is Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Dar Al-Maal Al-Islami Trust (DMIT), and Chairman of Ithmaar Holding, Ithmaar Bank, IB Capital, Faisal Islamic Bank (Sudan), Faisal Islamic Bank (Egypt), and Gulf Investors Asset Management Co J.S.C. (Closed). HRH Prince Amr is also Founder and Director of Red Sea Design Consultants (Jeddah), and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al Daleel Company for Information Systems (headquartered in Jeddah with sister companies in Tunisia, Sudan and Pakistan).

He is a Fellow of the Saudi Association for Construction Societies, City Development and Clean Environment and a Member of the Saudi Council of Engineers.

HRH Prince Amr holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architecture from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

HRH Prince Amr Mohammed Al Faisal

Non-Executive Chairman

Non-Executive Board Member

Appointed 16 October 2017

Sheikh Elkhereiji has more than 42 years of diversified banking and management experience.

He is a member of the Ithmaar Holding, Ithmaar Bank and IB Capital Board of Directors. Sheikh Elkhereiji is the Chairman of many companies in Saudi Arabia, including Elkhereiji Group Holding Co., Hal International Company and S.A. Elkhereiji Real Estate Limited Company. Sheikh Elkhereiji is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yanbu Cement Company (Saudi Arabia) as well as the WorldCare International Company (United States of America). Sheikh Elkhereiji is also a member of the Board of Directors of Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt.

Previously, Sheikh Elkhereiji was the Ex-Chairman of Faisal Investment Bank (Bahrain). Sheikh Elkhereiji holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Cairo University, Egypt, a Diploma in Change Management from Harvard, USA, and a Diploma in Marketing Management from the International Marketing Institute, Cambridge in USA.

Sh. Mohamed Abdullah El Khereiji

Non-Executive Board Member

Independent Board Member

Tunku Dato’ Yaacob Khyra is a member of the Ithmaar Holding, Ithmaar Bank and IB Capital Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Economics and Accounting from City University, London. An accountant by training, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Tunku Yaacob is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM).

Tunku Yaacob started his career as an Auditor with Price Waterhouse in London and Kuala Lumpur (from 1982 to 1987). He later joined Malaysian Assurance Alliance Berhad (now known as Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad) which, under his leadership, became the leading locally owned life and non-life insurance company in Malaysia. Tunku Yaacob later established MAA Takaful Berhad, which became the leading Islamic family and general insurance institution in Malaysia.

Currently, Tunku Yaacob is the Executive Chairman of Malaysian listed companies, MAA Group Berhad, Melewar Industrial Group Berhad, and Mycron Steel Berhad. He is also a Board Member of Khyra Legacy Berhad, Yayasan Khyra, Melewar Equities Sdn Bhd and several other private companies. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Altech Chemicals Limited (listed in Australia) and KNM Group Berhad (listed in Malaysia).

Tunku Yaacob is the Founder and Chairman of The Budimas Charitable Foundation (Budimas) and Maaedicare Charitable Foundation (registered under Yayasan Amal Maaedicare) (Maaedicare). Budimas is a nongovernmental charity organisation, established in 1998 that provide funding and management support, in the provision of welfare services, for the well-being of orphans and underprivileged children in Malaysia. Maaedicare had been set up primarily to take over the operations carried out previously by MAA Medicare Charitable Foundation (MMCF).

MMCF was established in 1994 as a non-governmental medical charity organisation, to manage projects and activities to provide care and treatment in Malaysia for people suffering from chronic diseases including but not limited to kidney and heart diseases.

Tunku Yaacob Khyra

Independent Board Member

Independent Board Member

Ms. Hassan, who has more than thirty years of diversified experience in the financial services industry, is a member of the Ithmaar Holding, Ithmaar Bank, IB Capital and Ithmaar-Dilmunia General Partner Company Limited Boards of Directors.

She is currently Chairwoman of Taaheal Healthcare and an Advisor on Business and Corporate Strategy, as a well as a Board Member of Mumtalakat – Bahrain and BNP Paribas Investment Company – Saudi Arabia. A leading business women in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Ms. Hassan was the first female partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Middle East region. She was voted one of the Most Influential Women in the Middle East by Forbes Magazine, and earned the Euro Money Award for Islamic Assurance Advisory Services.

Ms. Hassan was previously a Board Member of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), Tamkeen, BBK, the Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (EDAMAH), Solidarity Group Holding and the University of Bahrain, as well as a member of both the Women Empowerment Economic Committee of the Supreme Council for Women and the Planning and Follow-up Committee of the Bahrain Business Women’s Society. She was the Country Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Bahrain until June 2010, and was the financial services leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers Middle East until June 2007. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ms. Hassan worked extensively with Islamic institutions since the early eighties.

Ms. Hassan qualified as Certified Public Accountant in 1986 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ms. Elham Ebrahim Hasan

Independent Board Member

Independent Board Member

Dr. Bouresli, formerly the Kuwait Minister of Commerce and the Minister of Planning and Development Affairs, has almost 32 years of experience in training, consulting and banking. Dr. Bouresli is a member of the Board of Directors of Ithmaar Holding, Ithmaar Bank, IB Capital, Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt and Burgan Bank (Kuwait).

She is currently a Professor of Finance and the head of the Finance Department at Kuwait University’s College of Business Administration, and her research interests include Capital Markets Regulations, Corporate Governance and Strategic Planning. Dr. Bouresli is also a Member at the Board of Trustees at Kuwait Transparency Association for the Anti-Corruption Award for the Public Sector in Kuwait. She earned the 2018 Kuwaiti Economic Researcher Award sponsored by the Central Bank of Kuwait. Also, she earned the Middle East Excellence Award in business administration and economics for her contributions toward the
development of the capital market structure and regulation in Kuwait. She is the founder of the Governance Excellency Prize and the head of the Economic Forum annually held in Kuwait.

Prior to her ministerial appointments, Dr. Bouresli was the Chairman and Founder of Capital Standards Rating Co., the first independent credit rating agency in Kuwait, from 2009 to 2011; a Board Member at Burgan Bank, Kuwait, from 2010 to 2011; and the Head of the Capital Market Authority Project from 2006 to 2007. Dr. Bouresli, who has many published works in refereed journals as well as in specialised books and magazines, began her banking career at the National Bank of Kuwait in 1987, and her teaching career at Kuwait University in 1988.

Dr. Bouresli holds a BC in Finance and Banking from Kuwait University, Kuwait; an MBA from Seattle University, USA; and a PhD in Finance from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA.

Dr. Amani Bouresli

Independent Board Member