Giel-Jan Van Der Tol

Company: Dubai Bank
Position
: Chief executive

Biography: Van Der Tol was appointed chief executive of Dubai Bank in April 2010, bringing with him more than 23 years of banking experience.

He has in-depth experience in both the corporate and retail divisions within Islamic banking. Prior to his current position, Van Der Tol was managing director of Tier One Capital, Netherlands.

Before that, he worked with Holland’s ABN Amro for over 22 years. Among the other senior positions that he has held, Van Der Tol was chief executive and managing director of Saudi Hollandi Bank and country operations head for ABN Amro in Pakistan.

He has banking experience in countries ranging from Indonesia to Ecuador, the US and Lebanon.

He has a master’s degree in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management, Arizona in the US, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Netherlands.

Contact: (+971) 4 283 4038
Company website: www.dubaibank.ae