Industry: Banking & Finance
Company: Kanoo Group
Designation: Deputy chairman
Occupation: Deputy chairman
With much experience in economic affairs and financial markets, Mishal Kanoo is a key speaker at various conferences in the Gulf. He regularly contributes to a number of local publications, and has had several columns featured in
Mishal Kanoo is a strong advocate of education, with an MBA in finance from the University of St Thomas, Texas under his belt. He began his career as an auditor with the former accountancy firm Arthur Andersen before moving to join the Kanoo Group. He is now deputy chairman and chief executive of the family business. The company’s operations are widespread, though Kanoo is known across the region for his strong views on a variety of subjects.