Sun 21 Mar 2010 12:01 PM
Mishal Kanoo

Mishal Kanoo

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Kanoo Group

Designation: Deputy chairman

Country: Bahrain

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
Arabian Business


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.