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 Mr. Mohamed Isa Al Mutaweh is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Al Baraka Islamic Bank - Bahrain, Chairman of the Credit Committee and member of the Executive Committee.
He has long experience in banking extending to more than 34 years during which he held leading positions in banks. He was General Manager and Board Member of Al Amin Bank, Bahrain, Chairman of the Credit Committee and member of the Executive Committee of Al Amin Bank. He also served as Executive Director of ABC Islamic Bank which is affiliated to Arab Banking Corporation. Prior to that he served in a senior position with National Bank of Bahrain in the Corporate Banking Division.
Mr. Al Mutaweh is a member of the World Union of Arab Bankers and a member of the participation committee of the Awqaf properties investment fund of Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Jeddah and member of the board of Directors of International Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (one of the IDB's group companies), and Chairman of Danaat Al Baraka Real State Company and ex-member of the board of directors of Bahrain association of banks and a member of Bahrain advisory council of the chartered institute of securities and investment (CISI), UK. Mr. Al Mutaweh has an MBA degree in Business administration from university of Hull, UK.

 Mr. Tariq Mahmood Kazim has a Bachelor Degree in Systems Engineering and Analysis (University of Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran/Saudi Arabia) 32 years of experience in Banking, Support Service, implementing Banking, Telecommunication and e-Commerce Solutions. Past careers include two years with Arabian Networks as General Manager and 16 years with NCR and AT&T as a Business Unit Leader. Joined Al Baraka Islamic Bank in April 2002.
He is also a Vice Chairman of the Board in Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited, Chairman of Board Executive Committee and Social Responsibility in ABPL, and Member of ABPL Board HR & Remuneration Committee

Mr. Rashid Al Alaiwi has extensive experience for more than 34 years in banking services. He participated in implementing a number of strategic initiatives and projects specifically in business process reengineering and in launching new banking products and services including electronic banking channels. Mr. Rashid has joined Al Baraka Islamic Bank in February 2009 and prior to that he held various senior positions in Bahrain Islamic Bank, Ithmaar Bank (formerly is known as Shamil Bank), and Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait.
Mr. Rashid has Master of Business Administration from University of Glamorgan in Wales, United Kingdom and he has an Executive Management Diploma from University of Bahrain.

Mr. Moosa has Banking Studies (Diploma) with 5 years banking experience with National Bank of Bahrain, and 32 years banking experience with Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain. Various managerial and banking courses inside and outside Bahrain.


Mr. Asrar Uddin has over 23 years of effective role in the IT departments of Islamic Banks within GCC region. In Feb 2003, he joined IT Dept. of Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain.

He possess a broad knowledge of Core Banking implementations and rollout of IT Projects Mr. Asrar has done many automation to streamline day to day business requirements using internal IT resources.

Some of his major achievements are implementation of Misys Equation Core Banking System, HRMS, EFTS, Islamic Financing System, Risk Analyst System, successful completion of EMV Project, increasing branch and ATM network, implementation of IT policy and procedures, supporting other Al Baraka Banks in Pakistan, South Africa, Egypt, and Lebanon.

Currently he manages and supervise the divisions of IT dept. i.e. Core Banking, Research and Development, Information Security and Quality Assurance, Delivery Channels, Infrastructure & IT Operations.

Mrs. Maisoon heads Risk Management Department of Al Baraka Islamic Bank and is responsible of monitoring, and evaluating all the bank’s risks (credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk, and operational risks).
She commenced her banking career in 1981 with Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) where she worked in various capacities and held several positions. In 2007, she joined Liquidity Management Centre as the Head of Risks & Compliance Department. She joined AIB In 2009 as Head of Risk and Compliance, in addition, served as acting compliance officer for Al Baraka Banking Group(ABG) for 3years (2010-2013).
She holds Masters of Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde - UK, BSc in Accounting from University of Bahrain, Certified in Strategic leadership and Executive Management Program from Beyster Institute, California – USA, Certificate in Islamic Studies from Imam Malik Institute, and other professional Certificates in her filed. Mrs. Maisoon is a member of Women in Banking Committee - Bahrain Association of Bankers.

Mr. El Ouzani main responsibilities includes the development and updating of policies and monitoring the credit risk and administration processes like limit establishments, transaction booking, customer rating and to supervise all credit departments sub-units business processing.
Mr. El Ouzani held several managerial positions prior to joining Al Baraka Islamic Bank in Gulf International Bank, The Arab Investment Co. and Arab Banking Corporation (ABC Islamic) Bahrain. Mr. El Ouzani holds a BSc Degree Chemical Engineering from University of Bahrain and a Master in Finance from DePaul University - USA.

 Mr. Mohamed Abdulrahim joined Al-Baraka Islamic Bank in December 2016. He has over 15 years of experience in Islamic banking and finance, with concentration on: financial and management accounting and reporting, regulatory reporting, financial and strategic planning and budgeting, internal controls, corporate and retail banking, investment banking, cost optimization and control. Prior joining Al-Baraka Islamic Bank, Mr. Abdulrahim worked for 9 years with Khaleeji Commercial Bank and 6 years with Kuwait Finance House.
Mr. Abdulrahim holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Bahrain, he is a Certified Public Accountant licensed from Colorado State Board of Accountancy and is a regular member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, he is a Certified Islamic Professional Accountant licensed from Accounting and Auditing Organization For Islamic Financial Institutions, he attended Leadership Grooming Program organized by Ivey Business School (University of Western Ontario, Canada) and sponsored by Waqf Fund of Central Bank of Bahrain.

Mr. Al Obaidly has experience in several HR & Admin fields including recruitment, setting of procedures, payroll, PR & payment processing. Earlier he occupied the post Management Analyst at the Civil Service Bureau and Chief for the Government payroll & Leaves, Director of Fund Collection at Bahrain Centre for Study and Research and HR & Finance Consultant and Acting Director of admin and finance at the Ministry of Information.
Mr. Al Obaidly attended several professional courses including Civil Service Bureau conducted by Management Institute Services, UK-1992, a course on Leadership for Democratic Society at the Federal Executive Institution West- Virginia U.S.A-1997.
Mr. Al Obaidly holds the Professional Auditor for ISO 2009 Certificate. He is a holder of a B.S.C degree in Business Administration from Grand View College, USA. & Master degree in Management Technology from Arabic Gulf University Jan 1999.


Mr. Adel Al-Manea is Assistant General Manager – Head of Commercial Banking Department. Mr. Al-Manea is a holder of Associated Accounting Technician from the Board of AAT - United Kingdom and Banking Studies (Diploma) from University of Bahrain.
He has over 28 years of banking experience in commercial and Offshore Banks with Local, International and Islamic Banks. 2 years banking experience with Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, and 18 years banking experience with Ithmaar Bank. Various managerial and banking courses inside and outside Bahrain. Joined Al Baraka Islamic Bank in August 2008.

Hussain Al Nattaie is an Assistant General Manager and the Head of International Banking Department, which is composed of three main divisions, the Corporate and Syndications division, The Trade Finance and Financial Institutions division and the Investments and Structured Finance division.
Mr. Hussain held several senior positions prior joining Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Hussain spent 12 years in the corporate finance and frontline business/development units for different prominent financial institutions like National Bank of Bahrain, The Arab Investment Company and Standard Chartered Bank.
Hussain obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Bahrain.


Mr. Mohammed Jassim is The Manager of Shari'a Department in Al Baraka Islamic Bank - Bahrain. He has Bachelor in Islamic Law (Fiqh and principles of Fiqh), from the Shari'a College of the Islamic University in Al Madinah Al Monawarah - KSA. Mr. Mohammed Jassim is a Certified Shari'a Adviser and Auditor (CSAA), from AAOIFI- Bahrain. Mr. Mohamed Jassim has more than 7 years of experience in Islamic Banking.


Mr. Mohamed Al Mughani had joined Al Baraka Islamic Bank on Aug 2008 as a Manager – Internal Audit Department. He has 11 years of experience in internal and external audit, risk assessment and corporate governance.
He previously worked as an Assistant Manager – Audit Department at BDO Jawad Habib, Bahrain. Mr. Al Mughani is ACCA qualified and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He hold a BSc in Accounting from University of Bahrain                 

Mr. Al Shetti has joined Al Baraka Islamic Bank management team in 2016. Prior to his appointment as Head of Compliance and AML with Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Mr. Al Shetti was the Country Head of Financial Crime Compliance and MLRO at HSBC Bahrain, Group Head of Compliance and AML with Al Salam Bank Bahrain and was a key personnel with the Risk Management advisory practice of Ernst & Young Bahrain. As an expert practice member, Mr. Al Shetti helped in raising the Compliance and AML culture within the bank and has heavily contributed in the development and growth in the areas of Regulatory Compliance,  Anti Bribery and Corruptions, Sanctions and Financial Crime Compliance. He was also involved in launching the Central Bank of Bahrain rulebook volume II for Islamic Banks which was developed in concurrent with the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) regulations where he was responsible enhancing some key rulebook modules to embrace the lasts Basel and IFSB regulations. Mr. Al Shetti is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Certified Compliance Officer (CCO) by the American Academy of Financial Management and, a Certified Specialist on Combating Financing of Terrorism by the Arab University of Beirut and holds a BA in Finance from the Arab League University in Egypt.

Mohamed Isa Al Mutaweh
CEO & Board Member

Tariq Mahmood Kazim
Deputy General Manager - Support Services Group

Rashid Hassan Al Alaiwi
Deputy General Manager - Business Group

Moosa Abdul Latif Mohammed
Assistant General Manager - Head of Operations

Asrar Uddin Abdul Ghafoor
Assistant General Manager - Head of Information Technology

Maisoon Mohammed BenShams
Assistant General Manager - Head of Risk Management Department

Fouad El Ouzani
Assistant General Manager - Head of Credit Department

Mohamed Abdulrahim
Assistant General Manager - Chief Financial Offcier

Isa Jasim Al Obaidly
Assistant General Manager - Head of Human Resources and Administration

Adel Al-Manea
Assistant General Manager - Head of Commercial Banking Department

Hussain Al Nattaie
Assistant General Manager - Head of International Banking Department

Mohammed Jassim Ebrahim
Manager - Shari'a Department

Mohammed Hasan Al Mughani
Senior Manager Head of Internal Audit Department

Bader Al Shetti
Senior Manager - Head of Compliance & AML , MLRO

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