Riyad Aldughaither, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Financial Institution Risk
and Strategy, Portfolio Management Risk Management
Preferred Speaking Topics: FI Risk
Governance, Risk Management, Islamic
Banking and Investment
Riyad is a Risk and Strategy FI Advisory Owner
and Director, Former Group CRO at Riyad Bank, Riyadh and ABC, Bahrain, Multiple Bank and Investment Company Board Director in KSA, Bahrain, Jordan, Switzerland, and UK. He has been invited as a speaker at conferences and seminars in London, New York, Singapore, and Dubai speaking on subjects pertaining to FI Risk
& Strategy, Capital Markets, Project Finance, and Bank Regulation. He has been ranked amongst the Top 7 at Arab Elite Forecasters Challenge by Arab Strategy Forum, Dubai. He has been a prior Member of IIF (Institute of International Finance) Steering Committee on Regulatory Capital, Washington DC.
Speaking Notice period: 1 month
Fees: Travel and accommodation expenses to be covered.
Vineet Yash, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Compliance, AML, Sanctions, Risk, Ethics
Preferred Speaking Topics: Ethics,
Analysis of new Laws, Volunteer opportunities
at the CFA Institute
Vineet has over 17 years of multi-domain &
multi-jurisdictional experience in Regulatory Compliance/ Liaison, Risk Management, Legal Procedures & Core Enforcement, Auditing, Consultancy, Capital Market, Team leadership
and process improvement across the industry
verticals. Skilled in Banking / Insurance
(General And Life) / Treasury Products,
Takeover, Merger & Acquisition issues,
Anti Money Laundering (AML) inclusive of
applicable Sanctions Regime, FCPA,
UK Bribery Act, FATCA, Data Privacy,
Monitoring and Surveillance of daily market movements.
Speaking Notice period: 1 month
Fees: Would charge if speaking outside the CFAI or CFA Society Bahrain events
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Ali Al-Moulani, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Local banking sector,
Financial markets, Macroeconomics
Preferred Speaking Topics: Banking, Financial Markets, Macroeconomics
Dr. Ali is an active member of the economic &
finance community in Bahrain and the GCC
region. He is the President of Bahrain
Economic Society and a Board Member since
2012. Dr. Al-Moulani is also the Vice President of CFA Society Bahrain. He is a member of the Bahrain Banks Treasurer Committee and the Sustainable Development Committee at Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB). Professionally, he is
a member of the senior management team at the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) responsible for managing the Treasury & ALM Department at
He holds a Doctor of Business Administration
(DBA) degree from Cranfield University& an MSc
in Development Economics with Distinction from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and BA (Hons) in
Economics for Business from the University of Westminster, UK. He also attended a leadership development program at Darden Graduate School
of Business Administration, USA. In addition to
being a CFA charterholder, Dr. Ali holds Financial Risk Manager and the Certified Management Accountant certifications.
Speaking Notice period: 2-3 weeks
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Noorhan Al Zan, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Financial Analysis,
Insurance, Career Development, Coaching, Mentoring & Personal Branding
Preferred Speaking Topics: Career
Progression & Advancement, Personal Branding
Noorhan is a Manager in the Treasury department
of Ahli United Bank. She has developed a range of experiences in Treasury between working on the Trading Desk and recently shifting to the Asset Liability Management side, hedging the Interest
Rate Risk of the Bank.
With a great passion for the financial services industry, Noorhan established a wide range of experiences across the field - starting her career
in Insurance before shifting to Islamic Banking, Corporate Banking and Treasury.
Noorhan sits on the Board of CFA Society
Bahrain, and previously was the Chairperson of
the Programs and the Research Challenge Committee. She is currently the Chairperson of Qodwa Mentorship program and is an active
mentor in Tamkeen's Mentorship Program, 2019.
Currently completing her Coaching qualification, Noorhan is a practicing Coach focused on Performance and Career Development and
delivered more than 200 training and coaching hours. Noorhan is greatly inspired by service and invests a lot of time in training younger colleagues and delivering speaking sessions in different
setups with main focus on technical topics or
Additionally, she is a CFA Charterholder,
Chartered Insurer, Fellow of the Chartered
Institute of Insurance and holds a BSc
(with honours) in Business Information Systems.
Speaking Notice period: 3 weeks
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Haseena Bangash, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Investments
Preferred Speaking Topics: Investments
Ms. Bangash has more than 14 years of
investment banking experience in the fields of corporate finance, private equity, real estate,
trade finance, wealth and asset management.
During her career, she has led various regional
and cross-border transactions across multiple sectors and asset classes. Her transaction experience includes structured products, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, secondary offerings, private placements, investment development and capital raising.
Ms. Bangash is currently a Vice President at Investrade Company BSC, a Category 1
Investment Firm regulated by Central Bank of Bahrain. Prior to Investrade, Ms. Bangash was a Principal at J Equity Partners BSC. She headed Investment Department of Investrade while
advising a wide range of clients including financial institutions, family businesses and high net worth individuals on their investment, capital raising, investment strategy, restructuring and capital preservation. Prior to Investrade, Ms. Bangash
was a Manager in the Corporate Finance
department of Capinnova Investment Bank & has international investment banking experience from her tenure with Deutsche Bank AG. She has also served on the Board of various investment funds
and operational companies.
Ms. Bangash is a CFA Charterholder from the
CFA Institute USA and has a BSc in Accounting (Hons.) from the University of Bahrain. Ms.
Bangash is a FAP qualified from Bahrain Institute
of Banking and Finance and is a holder of ACIFE
in Financial Analysis Certificate from Ethica
Institute of Islamic Finance.
Speaking Notice period: 1- 2 weeks
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sohaib Umar, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Islamic finance, Central Banking, Venture capital & Consulting
Preferred Speaking Topics: Shari'ah governance, Corporate governance, Islamic Finance,
Sohaib is a senior Islamic finance professional
with over two decades of diverse experience in central banking, advisory, private equity & capital markets. He is currently working as Advisor,
Islamic Financial Services Development with the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). In this role, he is responsible for recommending & overseeing new strategic initiatives and regulations by the CBB in Islamic banking, Takaful and capital markets. He
is also serving as Administrator of the Waqf Fund,
a CBB-supervised endowment for Islamic
finance training, education and research.
Previously, he worked as Executive Manager at Ernst & Young Bahrain in their global centre of excellence in Islamic finance advisory. He led the development of the Islamic banking regulatory framework for a GCC country.
Sohaib started his professional career in equity brokerage as a research analyst & became head
of research for CLSA Emerging Markets Pakistan office and was later transferred to their head
office in Hong Kong where he spent the next two years. He came back to Pakistan in 2002 as CEO
of TMT Ventures, a venture capital company
which invested in promising start-ups in
technology, media and telecom sectors.
Sohaib has an MBA in Finance and is also a
CFA charterholder. He contributes regularly to Islamic finance thought leadership. He is also serving as a member of the Governance &
Ethics Board of AAOIFI, the leading standard-setting body for the Islamic finance industry.
Speaking Notice period: 1 month
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Bader Buallay, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Capital Market Expectations
Preferred Speaking Topics: Capital Market Expectation, Fintech, Asset Valuation Techniques
Bader has roughly twelve years of experience in investment/asset management.
Speaking Notice period: 1 month
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yasser Abaddy, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Investment Banking
Preferred Speaking Topics: Mergers &
Acquisition, Marketing, Financial Analysis
Yasser is a strategic and highly accomplished
senior director with over 20 years experience as
a senior executive in the GCC, offering a unique blend of experience in high profile business development roles (with investment and
corporate banks), as well as deal sourcing, structuring and practical transactional experience
in a cross-section of industries. Value-driven, multilingual executive experienced in deal origination, structuring, and execution.
Market-driven and results-focused leader with an outstanding track record of delivering sustainable revenue generation and adding shareholder
value. Forward-thinking, a strategic negotiator
with a demonstrated ability to lead complex
projects involving cross-functional and culturally diverse teams. Partnership-oriented, talented connector and facilitator with broad international experience.
Speaking Notice period: 14 working days
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Yousif Musayeb, CFA
Areas of Expertise: Risk Management, Portfolio Management, Investment, Coaching/Mentoring
Preferred Speaking Topics: Risk Management, How to choose the right career path, Motivational speeches
Yousif is currently working in the Risk
Management Department at Osool Asset Management BSC. His role involves developing
a robust risk management framework for the Company and conducting regular risk
identification, measurement, monitoring and reporting and risk evaluation, covering all aspects from Market, Investment, Credit, Liquidity to Operational Risk. He achieved a Distinction in
MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering
from Imperial College London. He also has
achieved the PRM Designation and is currently a CFA Charterholder.
Speaking Notice period: 1 week
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org