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Executive Board Member

Majed Abdulla Al-Khan

Majed Al Khan brings to GHC extensive real estate investment and development experience and is an expert financial engineer of Real Estate and Private Equity products with more than 1 million square meter of completed flagship developments under his leadership. Prior to GHC, Majed held senior positions in HSBC Middle East, Capivest Bahrain and Inovest Bahrain (formerly Tameer). Majed has been actively involved in finding and managing a number of prominent real estate ventures in the region, including Tala Island (Bahrain), Falcon Cement B.S.C (c) (Bahrain), Jawad International Fashion B.S.C (c) (Bahrain), Reef Financing Company B.S.C (c) (Bahrain), Bahrain Investment Wharf (Bahrain), Tamcoon Contracting (Bahrain).

Since joining the group Majed assisted in enhancing the financial, legal and investment position of GHC through restructuring the company’s debt portfolio of USD250 million, negotiating legal settlements exceeding USD150 million and achieving milestone exits of the companies nonperforming assets.

Chief Administrative Officer - CAO Office

Hazim A. Karim

Hazim is an expert business manager with over two decades of industry experience. Hazim has played a number of key management roles in GHC’s parent company, GFH Financial Group, since his appointment in 2000, with experience across a multitude of functions including Operations, Fund Administration, Corporate Communications and Placement. As a senior member of the management team, Hazim remains actively involved in group strategy and serves as a member of the board on a number of Operating Companies, Special Purpose Vehicles and Holding Companies. Prior to joining GFH, Hazim served in the corporate banking division of Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK).

Legal Counsel

Dr. Nasr Gaafar Salama

Dr. Nasr is a legal industry veteran with over 29 years of extensive experience in Egyptian and GCC commercial and civil law, company law, intellectual property law and investment laws. He is also an expert in drafting all types of commercial, contracting and franchise contracts. Dr. Nasr is the manager and owner of the Law & Legal Advisory Services Centre in Egypt, and Legal Advisor to Al Shaya Group of Companies, Kuwait and Egypt, Madi International Group, Dar Al Shifa Hospital, Kuwait, Silver Star Company, Kuwait and Lebanon, Al Shaya Marine, Kuwait, GFH Financial Group, Bahrain, and several other companies in the GCC region.

Dr. Nasr is a registered lawyer with the Cessation Court and the Supreme Administrative Court in Egypt, a member of the Arab Lawyers Association, the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre, the Supreme Arab Human Rights Activists Council and the Egyptian Judges’ Club as an international arbitration consultant.

Dr. Nasr is an international accredited arbitrator "Consultant in International Arbitration” / International Association for Arbitration and Legal Studies, a member of the Gulf International Federation of Arbitration, accredited arbitrator in the Commercial Arbitration Center for the GCC States (Ahmed Najm Center / Bahrain) in the Commercial Arbitration Center for the GCC states/ Bahrain and an accredited international arbitrator in the Arbitration Committee of Rawafed Arbitration Center/ Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws from Cairo University (1989), a PhD (professional) in International Commercial Law from the University of Cambridge (UK, 2012), an Advanced diploma in contracts and Islamic commercial jurisprudence from the Bahrain Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (BIBF, 2020).

Manager - Project Management

Mohammed Ahmed Alkaabi

Mohammed manages current GHC’s real estate investments, analyses and structures new real estate investments, provide real estate technical support on advisory assignments and monitor real estate market in GCC.

Mohammed brings more than 7 years of real estate, urban planning and architectural experience with strong understanding of government and municipality processes. His experience comes from a career background which includes positions at Al Zayani designers and consultant, Manara Development a subsidiary of Al Salam Bank and Head of Special Project Development in Urban Planning & Development Authority.

Mohammed holds a BSC in Architecture from The University of Bahrain

Manager - Accounts and Administration

Deena Al Hamad

Deena offers GHC 20 years of vast experience spanning accounting, procurement, negotiation, financial reporting and budget management. Prior to her appointment at GHC, Deena held key roles at the Bahrain International Circuit and Arcapita.

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+973-17102102

30th floor East Tower Bahrain Financial Harbor, Kingdom of Bahrain.

KUWAIT OFFICE

+965-22271777

Shayma Tower,10th floor Murgad block 3, Omar Ibin Alkhattab Street Kuwait City Kuwait.

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