Company: National Commercial Bank (NCB)
Position: Vice-president and head of project finance
Biography: Mansoor Durrani joined NCB in 2004 and in 2007 became the head of project finance at the bank. Recently, he has been leading a drive by the bank to build up its asset book, a move aimed at making NCB an important lender in the kingdom from the perspective of project sponsors. In total, Durrani has been involved in financing projects worth over $50bn.
Some of his previous deals include the Saudi Kayan petrochemicals project, the two deals to develop the Maaden and Alcoa aluminium joint venture in the kingdom and many power and water projects.
Prior to joining NCB, Durrani has worked at or advised organisations including the US’ Lazard, the local Islamic Development Bank and the Moscow-headquartered International Investment Bank. He has a doctorate in private equity from Loughborough University in the UK.
Contact: (+ 966) 2 646 4009
Company website: www.alahli.com