Board Of Directors

H.E. Dr. Abdulrahman A. Al Hamidy


H.E. Dr. Abdulrahman A. Al Hamidy, a Saudi National, born in 1960, holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oregon, U.S.A. since 1991.

Before serving as Director General Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), in March 2014, H.E. Dr. Abdulrahman A. Al Hamidy, was Vice Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) for the period 2009-2013. H.E. Dr. Al Hamidy has also served as Deputy Governor for Technical Affairs at SAMA as well as Director General at Economic Research and Statistics and earlier as Director of Training, Research and Information, at the Institute of Banking. He has earlier taught Economics at the King Saud University.

Dr. Al Hamidy has also been a member of the Board of Executive Directors in the Arab Monetary Fund for the period 2003-2013, as well as other organizations, namely, Saudi Industrial Development Fund; Saudi Development Fund; Saudi Real Estate Development Fund; Saudi Post Corporation; Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority; The Council of Cooperative Health Insurance; Saudi Stock Exchange Co. (Tadawul); The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)

Dr. Al Hamidy has participated in international meetings such as G20, International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank (WB), as well as meetings of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Financial Stability Board (FSB), and Council of Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB).

In addition, with his appointment as Director General Chairman of the Board of the Arab Monetary Fund, Dr. Al Hamidy also holds the position of Chief Executive Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Arab Trade Financing Program (ATFP).


Mr. Abdulaziz AlOnaizan

Board Member

Mr. Abdulaziz AlOnaizan is CEO and member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Bank Albilad. Among other current positions, he is also Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Bayan Credit Bureau, Vice-Chairman of the Board and member of the Executive Committee of Albilad Capital. He is a member of the Housing Program Advisory Committee at the Ministry of Housing and sits on the Board of Buna (Arab Regional Payments Clearing and Settlement Organization) as Saudi Arabia’s representative.

Mr. AlOnaizan is a seasoned banker with over 30 years of experience and expertise in the field of treasury, investment, risk, credit, strategy, and leadership. He held several senior leadership positions in a number of local financial institutions prior to his appointment as CEO of Bank Albilad in 2016.

Mr. AlOnaizan attended various executive courses and programs, notably the Executive Education at INSEAD Singapore and the IESE Business School Global CEO Program in Barcelona, Spain. He represented Bank Albilad in major domestic and global conferences and was a resource speaker and panellist in several forums on financial markets, locally and abroad

Mr. AlOnaizan obtained his bachelor’s degree in Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods from King Saud University College of Business Administration in 1987.


Mrs. Hana Al Rostamani

Board Member

Mrs. Hana Al Rostamani is the Group Chief Executive Officer at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB).

As the only female Group Chief Executive Offiicer of a major UAE-headquartered bank and publicly listed corporation within the UAE, Hana is recognised for being a change leader and for her forward-thinking vision with a focus on embedding a culture of innovation and diversity and inclusion in her leadership.

A seasoned C-suite executive with more than 20 years of experience in banking and financial services, Hana previously served as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and Head of Personal Banking at FAB, responsible for leading the transformation of FAB’s consumer bank, instilling a customer and digital-first mindset.

A graduate of George Washington University in the US, Hana is currently Chair of the Global Council on the Sustainable Development Goals, with a key interest in development goal 7; ‘Affordable and Clean Energy’. She is also a member of MasterCard Advisory and has served as an independent director in Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (Du) and vice-chairperson of the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Services.

Her most recent accolade includes her nomination in Forbes Middle East, being ranked third as featured in ‘Middle East’s Power Business’ Women 2021’ list.


Mr. Khalid NASR

Board Member

Mr. Khalid Nasr is the Executive General Manager of BANK OF AFRICA – BMCE Group, in charge of CIB & Morocco.

Thus, he oversees Retail Banking activities in Morocco, Corporate & Investment Bank, International subsidiaries (including BANK OF AFRICA United Kingdom, BANK OF AFRICA Europe and BANK OF AFRICA Shanghai) and debt recovery.

Mr. Khalid Nasr is Member of the Group Executive Committee and the Presidential Committee of BANK OF AFRICA – BMCE Group. He is also Chairman of the Management Board of BMCE Capital, the Group's Investment Banking Division (Asset & Wealth Management, Markets & Services, Advisory & Private Equity, Real Estate, Research).

He holds several mandates within the Group's entities, especially BOA Group – as Board Member -, BOA Capital – as Chairman of the Board -, Maghrebail – as Board Member - and BANK OF AFRICA UK – as Board Member.


Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud Ahmed El-Etreby

Board Member

Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud Ahmed El-Etreby is a prominent banker with a long-standing experience of more than 35 years in the banking sector.

Prior to joining Banque Misr, he was the CEO and Managing Director of the Egyptian Gulf Bank from January 2013 to December 2014. 

Mr. EI-Etreby began his banking career in 1977, joining the Arab African International Bank (AAIB) and Credit International d'Egypte Bank later on. In 1983, he joined Misr International Bank (MIBank, currently Qatar National Bank Alahli), where he spent more than 22 years, during which he held several senior banking positions and acquired a wide range of experience in different key areas of the banking business.

In September 2005, he joined the Egyptian Arab Land Bank as Vice Chairman and Board Member. In 2009, he was appointed as the Managing Director of the Arab Investment Bank. In 2011, Mr. EI-Etreby was rehired at the Egyptian Arab Land Bank as a Chairman.

In recognition of his great achievements, Mr. EI-Etreby was appointed as the Chairman of the Egyptian Gulf Bank in 2013.

Subsequently, he was appointed as the Chairman of Banque Misr in January 2015. He also serves as the Chairman of Banque Misr Liban (BML) and Vice Chairman of Cairo Amman Bank.

He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Ain Shams University in 1976. 

Other Current Positions:
Chairman, Union of Arab Banks.
Chairman, Federation of Egyptian Banks (FEB)
Chairman, Board of Trustees, Banque Misr Foundation for Community Development.
Board Member, Egyptian General Company for Tourism and Hotels (EGOTH)
Board Member, Misr Insurance Holding Company S.A.E.
Board Member, General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI)
Board Member, Ain Shams University (ASU)
Board Member, Arab Contractors Company


Mr. Salem Chalabi

Board Member

Mr. Salem Chalabi is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors and former President of the Trade Bank of Iraq.  Prior to this, Mr. Chalabi was the senior advisor to three prime ministers of Iraq on international legal and financial issues.  In these capacities, he oversaw Iraq’s relationships with international financial institutions, including multilateral institutions, such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.  He also oversaw Iraq’s major international legal disputes.

Prior to this, Mr. Chalabi was a partner at the International law firm, Stephenson Harwood, being based out of its Dubai office.  Prior to this, he worked for the international law firms, DLA Piper, Clifford Chance and Morgan Lewis.

Mr. Chalabi graduated with a B.A. in economics from Yale University, a Master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.  Mr. Chalabi is a member of the New York bar.


Mr. Chong-Tee Ong

Independent Board Member

Mr. Chong-Tee Ong was with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for 35 years and held various senior central banking roles as Deputy Managing Director. He headed the Financial Supervision Group in MAS and was a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision before retiring in 2021. Mr Ong has also served on various external boards of statutory bodies and university research institutes.


Mr. Jean-Michel Godeffroy

Independent Board Member

Since 2015, Mr. Jean-Michel Godeffroy has been a senior international consultant based in Paris. His field of competence is payments and market infrastructure from a central bank perspective. From 1988 until 2014, he was Director General at the European Central Bank where he played a key role in the preparation and the operation of TARGET2, the RTGS system of the euro area, of T2S, the securities settlement system for 20 European countries, and of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA).
 Jean-Michel was also the chairman of several Eurosystem Committees and a member of the Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems (CPSS) of the G10 (now the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure in the G20 context).

Jean-Michel Godeffroy graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and from the Pantheon-Sorbonne University.


Mr. William (Bill) Coen

Independent Board Member

Mr. William (Bill) Coen served as Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision from 2014 to 2019 where he had overall responsibility for the work of the BCBS including its Basel III post-crisis reforms. He joined the BCBS’s Secretariat in 1999 from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Prior to that, Bill was a bank examiner for the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and he began his career as a credit officer of a New York City-based bank. He currently serves on various boards of directors and advisory boards, providing advice and recommendations on regulatory and supervisory matters; payments and settlements; risk and risk management; business strategy; and group-wide management and governance.