Wed 23 Sep 2009 09:47 AM
Khalid Abdulla Janahi

Khalid Abdulla Janahi

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Ithmaar Bank

Designation: Chairman

Country: Bahrain

Citizenship: Bahrain

Occupation: Chairman

Khalid Abdulla Janahi is the larger-than-life head of
Ithmaar Bank

(formerly Faysal Investment Bank of Bahrain), a Bahrain-based investment bank with a global portfolio. He is a former partner at PriceWaterhouse, boasting over 18 years of experience in business advisory services in the UK and Middle East.

As well as his role at

, Janahi is also Group CEO of Dar Al Maal Al Islami Trust (DMI Trust), chairman of Faisal Private Bank (Switzerland), DMI Administrative Services and Islamic Investment Co of the Gulf (Bahamas) Ltd, and chairman of Solidarity Group. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee of

(formerly known as Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait) and a member of the Board of Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt.

He is also a member of the Board of the Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM) at the University of Cambridge, UK. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Janahi holds a BSc in Computer Science and Accountancy from the University of Manchester, UK.