Mr. Adnan Ahmad Yousif
Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif is a prolific international banker with over 30 years of experience in international banking.
He is President & Chief Executive of Albaraka Banking Group (ABG) since 2002 that is headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain with presence in 12 countries in the form of subsidiaries, with a total of 250 branches. He is also Chairman of Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, Banque Al
Baraka D'Algerie, Al Baraka Bank Ltd. South Africa, Al Baraka Bank SAL, Jordan Islamic Bank, Vice Chairman of Egyptian Saudi Finance Bank Egypt and Al Baraka Islamic Bank - Bahrain besides being a board member of most of the subsidiaries of the ABG Group. Mr. Yousif is the Chairman of European Islamic Investment Bank (EIIB) London and Union of Arab Banks, Lebanon. He also held various senior positions at Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) including Board Member of the parent company and Member of the Audit Committee. Furthermore, he has been the Executive Chairman of ABC Services & Investment Company E.C. and ABC Islamic Bank for over 15 years; Senior Vice President and Head of the Arab World Division and Head of Global Marketing & Financial Institutions Division. He was with ABC for 20 years.
He started his banking career in 1975 with American Express Bank, Bahrain for five years. He was awarded the prestigious Islamic Banker of the Year award for 2004. He is the Chairman of Union Arab Banks.