Mr. Hussain Al Hussaini, Chairman

Mr. Hussain Al Hussaini (Non-Independent Director) is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Esterad, and the Chairman of the Board Executive Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is currently a General Manager – Treasury, Overseas Branches & Operations Group in National Bank of Bahrain, which he assumed in 2014.

He is a holder of an MBA in Marketing & Management, DePaul University, USA; PMD programme for Management Development, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA; B.A. in Economics, Concordia University, Canada. Mr. Al Hussaini joined NBB in 1982.

Currently Mr. Al Hussaini is:

  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee of the Securities and Investment Company (SICO).
  • Member of Delta Mu Delta, Chicago USA.
  • Interarab Cambist Associations, International Securities Market Association.
  • Harvard Business School, Alumni Club, USA.
  • Bahrain Financial Market Association.

Mr. Abdulrahman Jamsheer, Deputy Chairman

Mr. Jamsheer has been involved with Esterad since its inception and has played an active role in the progress and development of the company. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of Esterad’s Board of Directors, and a member of the Board Executive Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Mr. Jamsheer is a well-known public figure in Bahrain. He was appointed by His Majesty the King as a member of the Shura Council since it was established until today. He was elected as the First Deputy Chairman for the period of 2002-2006.

Mr. Jamsheer also holds Board Positions in the following Companies:

  • Chairman of Fortuna Co. W.L.L.
  • Chairman of Delmon Poultry, Bahrain.
  • Vice Chairman of Lona Real Estate BSC.
  • Board Member of Al Daih Real Estate Development Co.,
  • Board Member of United Cement Company (UCC), Bahrain.
  • Board Member of Cold Storage Company (BANZ), Bahrain.
  • Board Member of Bahrain Duty Free Shops Complex, Bahrain.

Memberships:

  • Ex-Chairman of the Mithaq Society, Bahrain.
  • Chairman of the Alumni Club, Bahrain.
  • Member of Bahrain Welfare Society, Bahrain.
  • Member of the Higher Committee for the Preparation of the Bahrain National Charter and the General Secretary.

Mr. Jamsheer holds BSC in Agriculture Science from American University of Beirut and the Engineer AGRICOLE diploma, in addition to numerous training and seminars in marketing projects, formulation and evaluations, food technology and nutrition.

Mr. Hussain Aamer

Mr. Aamer is a member of the Board of Directors of Esterad and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He has also a total of 18 years’ experience in corporate and private banking, 10 years of which he spent working with Chase Manhattan Bank where he held an esteemed position as Head of Private Banking.

In 1994, Mr. Aamer founded Galaxy Investment Company which is specialized in Asset Management. Mr. Aamer has founded and is the Chairman of Gulf Dental Speciality Hospital since 1999 to date. He holds a Diploma in Economics & Accounting from Bahrain Bankers training centre.

Previously, Mr. Aamer was Board Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Bahraini Saudi Bank, a member of the Board of Directors of Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (BALEXCO), and a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee member of Bahrain Livestock Company.

Mr. Abdulla Jamsheer

Mr. Jamsheer is a prominent businessperson and asset manager in Bahrain and is a member of the Board of Directors, the Audit and Risk Committee of Esterad. He is a holder of a Bachelor's degree majoring in Philosophy and Psychology from Alexandria University. He has over 30 years of experience in the regional financial markets comprising different asset classes to include equities, private equity, and real estate. Currently Mr. Jamsheer holds the following positions:

  • Director, United Paper Industries, Bahrain.
  • Chairman of Jamsheer Investments, Bahrain.
  • Director, Saar Investments, Bahrain.

Mr. Mazen I. Abdulkarim

Mr. Mazen Ibrahim Abdulkarim holds over 22 years of banking, private equity and investment experience gained through working in major financial centres such as London, Hong Kong, New York and Bahrain. Mr. Abdulkarim is a member of the Board of Directors, the Board Executive Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Abdulkarim currently runs a family office and a proprietary investment portfolio. In addition, his other directorships include:

  • Al Jazeera Tourism Company B.S.C (c)
  • Gulf Investment Corporation

Mr. Khalid Taqi

Mr. Khalid Taqi (Non-Independent Director) is a Senior Analyst at Osool Asset Management, Bahrain. He is currently a member of Esterad’s Board of Directors, the Board Executive Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

He is a holder of a M.Sc. in Finance, from DePaul University – Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and has a B.Sc. in Finance, from Concordia University. Mr. Taqi joined Osool in 2013, and prior to that worked at Ernst & Young, Bahrain (2007-2013).

Mr.Abdulla Ahmed Kamal

Mr. Abdulla Ahmed Kamal (Non-Independent Director) is a member of the Board of Directors of Esterad, and the Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee. He is currently Head of Internal Audit at Osool Asset Management B.S.C. (c), which he assumed in 2014.

Mr. Abdulla has 15 years extensive experience in Audit, Assurance and Business Risk Consultancy. Prior to joining Osool, he was a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young for 11 years whereby he managed various audit and consultancy projects related to corporate governance, risk and control assessment, operational risk, internal audit and the compliance program.

He is a holder of a BSc in Accounting, from the University of Bahrain and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the United Kingdom and a member of the Institution of Internal Auditors (IIA) in the United States. Additionally, Mr. Abdulla is also a Certified Associate Professional Risk Manager (APRM). Currently he holds the following directorships:

  • Board member of Gulf Diabetes Specialist Center B.S.C (c) and Chairman of the Executive Committee.