The Petroleum Economist Kuwait Energy Strategy Forum

Pradeep Handa

General Manager, Foreign Corporate, Oil and Trade Finance Group, National Bank of Kuwait


Mr Handa has extensive experience of over 30 years in foreign corporate banking and oil and trade finance. He joined NBK in 1980 and held keys positions at the corporate banking group to become the general manager of the foreign corporate, oil and trade finance group in 2012. Throughout his successful career at NBK, Mr Handa has played a major role in maintaining NBK’s position as the bank of choice for blue chip companies and the banking partner of the oil sector in Kuwait. NBK continues to enjoy a dominant position in most business lines and maintains a market share of over 75 percent of foreign corporates doing business in Kuwait. Mr Handa has successfully led several mega deals for landmark projects in Kuwait, including the first ever IWPP and public private partnership (PPP) projects in Kuwait. He is also a member of various management committees at NBK. He holds a masters degree from the University of Delhi, India.


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Tue 26 Jan 2016

Sheraton Hotel Kuwait, Kuwait City