Mr. Hesham Abdulla Qassim Al Qassim is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Emirates National Financial Institute of Kuwait Bank NFIK, the Chairman of Emirates Islamic Bank EIB, one of the leading Islamic banks in the region and Emirates NFIK UAE; both are subsidiaries of Emirates NFIK. He is also the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of wasl Asset Management Group and is responsible for leading the organisation’s transformation into a world-class asset management company. Mr. Al Qassim has more than 18 years’ experience in the banking industry.
Mr. Al Qassim is also the Chairman of the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) and Dubai Sports Corporation and the Vice Chairman of Dubai Autism Centre. His other board memberships include Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), DIFC Investments LLC., National General Insurance Co., Amlak Finance, Pak Telecom Mobile Ltd, Kuwait Telecommunication Company Limited as well as the International Humanitarian City.
His professional and vocational qualiﬁcations include a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance and a Master’s Degree in International Business Management and in Executive Leadership Development.