Industry: Banking & Finance
Company: Central Bank of Bahrain
As governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain since January 2005, Rasheed Al Maraj is responsible for ensuring monetary and financial stability in the tiny kingdom. Al Maraj has served with the government and the private sector and has finance, engineering and management experience.
He previously served as Assistant Under-Secretary at the then Finance and National Economy Ministry and Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Transportation. Prior to his appointment as CBB governor, Al Maraj was general manager and CEO of Apicorp, which is based in Dammam.
Al Maraj is on the boards of the Economic Development Board, National Oil and Gas Authority and member of the Board of Trustees of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.
He previously served as chairman of Batelco, and was a member of the Consultation Council of the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.