Adnan Ahmed Yousif, Al Baraka Banking Group

Adnan Ahmed Yousif, President and CEO of Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG), is a highly regarded senior banker with over 37 years of experience. Formerly the director of the Arab Banking Corporation, one of the leading Arab banks for over 20 years, Yousif has lead Al Baraka Banking Group since inception, developing the group into one of the largest and most diversified Islamic banking groups in the world. Besides having received many international awards, including Islamic Banker of the Year in 2004 and 2009, he is the recipient of the Medal of Efficiency, a unique honour conferred by His Royal Highness King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Social responsibilty aims to create long-term economic growth through the careful management of natural resources, development of human resource, and the general enhancement of the quality of life throughout society.
Adnan Ahmed Yousif