Mr. Ibrahim Dabdoub

Mr. Dabdoub studied at the Collège des Frères in Bethlehem, then at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey, and at Stanford University, California. He started his career in banking at the National Bank of Kuwait in 1961 and served as its CEO from 1983 to 2014. He has received several awards and sits on the boards of many organizations, including the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the Emerging Markets Advisory Council (EMAC) in Washington D.C., the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University, the Central Bank of Jordan, and the Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) in Athens. Mr. Dabdoub is also Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Beirut and Vice President of the International Bank of Qatar.