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The GCC Financial Forum 2017

27-28 February 2017
Manama, Bahrain

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Event Overview

The sixth Annual GCC Financial Forum co-hosted by Euromoney Conferences and the Bahrain Economic Development Board, took place in Bahrain on 27-28 February 2017.

Keynote Speakers included:

H.E. Mr Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj
Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain

Khalid Al Rumaihi, Chief Executive
Bahrain Economic Development Board

Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji, Chief Executive Officer, Mumtalakat

Adel A. El Labban, Chief Executive Officer, Ahli United Bank

Francis Fukuyama, Political Commentator, Futurist and Author 

Bassel Gamal, Group Chief Executive Officer, QIB

Jean Lemierre, Group Chairman, BNP Paribas

Lord Adair Turner, Chairman, Institute for New Economic Thinking

Chris Skinner, Fintech Commentator and Author


The Forum brought together the highest-level of international policy makers, economists, academics and financiers to determine how the GCC can fund its future.

In speeches, interviews, debates and discussions our participants considered:

  • The impact of global political events (Trump / Brexit / China) on the economic outlook
  • Oil market dynamics – demand, pricing and supply scenarios
  • Fiscal strategy – tax, fees, non-hydrocarbon revenues
  • Liquidity constraints, financial sector outlook and the search for new sources of funding
  • Capital markets development
  • The role of private capital
  • Fintech and innovation in payments

 

For sponsorship enquiries for the 2018 Forum, please contact Rebecca Chamberlain: rchamberlain@euromoneyplc.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7779 8701

 

For speaking enquiries, please contact Emma Summers: esummers@euromoneyplc.com

Speakers

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Abdulaziz F. Al Jouf

Chief Executive Officer

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Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa

Executive Director - Banking Operations

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Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji

Chief Executive Officer

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H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj

Governor

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Khalid Al Rumaihi

Chief Executive

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Elyas Algaseer

Co-Head of Dubai Branch and Head of Corporate Banking, MENA

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Hasan Al-Jabri

Chief Executive Officer

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Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa

Chief Executive Officer

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Adel A. El Labban

Group Chief Executive Officer

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Khalid Elgibali

Division President, Middle East and North Africa

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Toby Fildes

Managing Editor

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Francis Fukuyama

Political Commentator, Futurist and Author

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Bassel Gamal

Group Chief Executive Officer

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Christopher Garnett

Senior External Adviser
Euromoney Conferences

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Dr Jarmo Kotilaine

Chief Economist

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Ramana Kumar

Head of Global Transaction Banking

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Jean Lemierre

Chairman

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Rita Liu

Head of EMEA

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Walid Majdalani

Managing Director, Corporate Investment - MENA

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Hedi Ben Mlouka

Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer

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Lisa Nestor

Director of Partnerships

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Asher Noor

Chief Investment Officer and Group Chief Financial Officer

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David Pritchard

Non-Executive Director

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Chris Skinner

Fintech Commentator and Author

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Farouk Soussa

Chief Economist, Middle East

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Marcus Treacher

Global Head of Strategic Accounts

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Lord Adair Turner

Chairman

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Giada Vercelli

Content Director

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Michiel Visser

Partner

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