Director & Chief Executive Officer
Executive and non-independent
Director Since: 05 May 2008
Term started: 24 February 2015
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Mr. Taqi has been active in the banking and financial services industry since 1983. During his career, Mr. Taqi worked in leading positions for a number of institutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Prior to joining Al Salam Bank-Bahrain, he was Deputy General Manager of Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain), where he was responsible for establishing Kuwait Finance House Malaysia. Prior to this, Mr. Taqi spent 20 years with Ernst & Young, during which time he provided professional services for many regional and international financial institutions. During his career with Ernst & Young, Mr. Taqi was promoted to Partner, responsible for providing auditing and consultancy services to the Islamic financial firms. He is currently the Chairman of Manara Developments Company B.S.C. (c), Amar Holding Company B.S.C. (c), affiliates of ASBB, and also a board member of the Housing Bank (Bahrain), Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA) and Tadhamon Capital.