Faris Abdel Hamid Sharaf is Governor, Central Bank of Jordan
Faris Abdel Hamid Sharaf
Position: Governor, Central Bank of Jordan
Biography: Faris Abdel Hamid Sharaf was appointed head of Jordan’s central bank in November 2010 for a five-year term. It marked his second stint at the central bank, after serving as deputy governor between 2003-07.
In between, Sharaf was chairman and chief executive officer of the Social Security Investment Fund, the investment arm of the Social Security Corporation. In 2007-08, he was managing director of the UAE’s Dubai International Capital. Between 1997 and 2003, Sharaf served as executive manager for investment banking and capital markets at the Export & Finance Bank in Jordan.
He worked as an investment analyst at the Washington-based International Finance Corporation and an economic researcher at the Amman Financial Market between 1992-93. Sharaf has a master’s in economics and a degree in economics and political science from Georgetown University in Washington DC in the US.
Contact: (+962) 6 463 0301
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