Asad A. Ahmed - Managing Director
Mr. Ahmed brings over 30 years of experience in banking, credit management and in formulating and managing strategic and operational changes in financial institutions. He brings in-depth knowledge of strategy formulation and implementation, performance improvement initiatives and change management programmes. Mr. Ahmed has held various senior management positions in the Middle East and Canada. Mr. Ahmed joined Gulf African Bank from the global financial advisory firm, Alvarez and Marsal Ltd. where he was Managing Director and Head of Middle East. Prior to that, Mr. Ahmed was at National Bank of Fujairah where he last served as General Manager. Mr. Ahmed holds a master's degree in business administration from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from Illinois, USA, and a Certified Credit Professional (CCP) from the Credit Institute of Canada. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB) and has a diploma from the Association of International Bond Dealers. In addition to serving as Executive Director on the Board of Gulf African Bank, he also serves as a Director of Nairobi Hospice, a charity organization and, is a member of the Governing Council of the Kenya Bankers’ Association.