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 Participating Universities

  • ​Ahlia University
  • BIBF
  • Bahrain Polytechnic
  • University of Bahrain
  • Strathchlyde University


  • ​Taher AlGhareeb
  • Latifa Mohammed, CFA
  • Ayman AlBasri
  • Noorhan Al Zann, CFA
  • Abdulla Al Khaja, CFA


  • Nishit Lakhotia, CFA, CAIA, Head of Research SICO
  • Mahmoud Nawar, CFA, President of Board, CFA Society Bahrain
  • Khalid Humaidan, Head of ALM-Treasury GCC and South Africa, BNP Paribas Bank

 RC 2018



 Subject Company

Related imageAluminium Bahrain B.S.C., or simply Alba, is one of the largest and most modern aluminium smelters in the world. Having commenced its operations back in 1971, today Alba produces more than 981,000 metric tonnes per annum of the highest grade aluminium, with products including ingots, billets, rolling slab, molten aluminium, etc. It caters to both, Bahrain's downstream aluminium industry as well as international customers in the Middle East, Europe, Far East, South East Asia, Africa, and Americas.

Alba is known for its technological strength and innovation, high track record for safety, enforcement of strict environmental guidelines and also contributing to the social, industrial and economic development of the Kingdom of Bahrain, employing over 2,700 people, around 84% of which are Bahrainis.

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