Ahmed Al Qassim
Vice Chairman

Ahmed Al Qassim is the Vice Chairman of the Board. He also serves as the Senior Executive Vice President of Corporate and Institutional Banking at Emirates NBD Bank PJSC and has more than 18 years of experience in commercial and investment banking.

Previously, Ahmed was Chief Executive Officer of Emirates NBD Capital PSC, the investment banking arm of Emirates NBD Bank PJSC, from November 2015 to June 2018, followed by General Manager of Corporate Banking at Emirates NBD Bank PJSC from July 2018 to September 2019. Prior to joining Emirates NBD Bank PJSC, Ahmed was the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Group, a Dubai Holding group entity, from December 2013 to October 2015. Ahmed has also held senior roles at General Electric and General Electric joint ventures from July 2009 to January 2013.

Ahmed holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Management from Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Victoria in Canada.

Ahmed’s board memberships to date are listed below. He is currently a member of Emirates NBD’s Executive Committee, a position he has held since October 2019.  

Board Memberships

Position Start Date End Date
Member of the board of Bank Muscat July 2014 October 2015
Member of the board of EFG-Hermes April 2014 November 2015
Member of the board of Sun Hung Kai Properties March 2014 January 2016
Member of the board of Shuaa Capital January 2014 December 2015