He was appointed Chairman of the Union of Arab Banks in May 2007.
Director since inception and the President and Chief Executive since August 2004. He is the Chairman of Jordan Islamic Bank, Banque Al Baraka Algerie, Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, Al Baraka Bank Ltd., South Africa, Egyptian Saudi Finance Bank, Al Baraka Bank, Lebanon and Al Baraka Bank Syria.
He also holds directorships in Al Baraka Bank Sudan, Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain and Al Baraka Bank Tunisia. He has more than 33 years international banking experience and was twice the recipient of the Islamic Banker of the Year Award at the World Islamic Banking Conference in December 2004 and December 2009. M.B.A. in Business Administration, University of Hull, U.K.