Daniel Brown

Dr. Saleh Malaikah

Chairman, Rusd International Holding Group and Vice- Chairman & CEO – Salama Cooperative Insurance Company

Dr. Malaikah chairs the board of Rusd International Holding Group, registered in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is also the chairman of a group of insurance & reinsurance companies and leasing companies in addition to memberships on the boards of several other companies that are listed on the exchanges of a number of capital markets. Dr. Malaikah is also a member of several public service organizations that are supported by the government, among which being the Investment Consultant to the King Abdul Aziz Foundation for the Gifted (Mawheba); membership on the board of the Higher Education Fund; founding membership on the board of trustees of the Organization for Accounting & Auditing Islamic Financial Institutions (OAAIFI). Among the companies Dr. Malaikah chairs are Saudi SALAMA, Taajeer, Alawwal Capital (all Saudi companies), BEST Re (Malaysia), Egyptian Saudi Insurance Home (EISEH), Rusd Investment Bank (Malaysia). He is also Vice chairman of the Asian Finance Bank (a commercial bank in Malaysia). Dr. Malaikah is one of the well known contributors on Islamic economics, having been effective in pioneering the development of instrument to apply Islamic financial concepts which earned him the recognition of his peers who awarded him several prestigious awards.