Independent and non-executive
Term started: 24 February 2015
Experience: 16 years
With over 16 years of extensive experience in the regional financial market and in global energy sector, Mr. Ghanem is the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of First Energy Bank in Bahrain, he is responsible for the overall management of the Bank in line with the Bank’s strategic plan and also responsible for monitoring organisational performance against the strategic plan.
Mr. Ghanem is currently a Board member of Alizz Islamic Bank in Oman and Al Salam Bank in Bahrain.
Prior to joining FEB, Mr. Ghanem worked at Arab Banking Corporation (BSC) (“ABC”) as part of the North African business development team at the Global Project and Structured Finance division, and with GED Handles G.m.b.H., Vienna in the risk and asset management in the energy and metals sectors.
Mr. Ghanem holds a Bachelor of Arts (Major in Business) from Webster University (School of Business and Technology) in Vienna and holds an MBA from Glamorgan University.