Mohammed Ebrahim Mohammed

Company: Bahrain Islamic Bank
Position: CEO

Biography: Since joining Bahrain Islamic Bank in 2007, Mohammed Ebrahim Mohammed has steered the lender through the 2008-09 financial crisis. In 2008, he became CEO of the bank, which was the first Islamic commercial lender in Bahrain when established in 1979.

In the first nine months of 2012, the bank made a loss as a result of higher provisions. Mohammed has more than 30 years’ experience in banking, including positions at CrediMax, BBK, Saudi National Commercial Bank and Chase Manhattan Bank.

Since 2009, he has been a director at Gulf Finance House, the troubled local investment bank. Mohammed has a management diploma from the University of Bahrain, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Glamorgan in the UK. He is a graduate of the Gulf executive development programme from the University of Virginia in the US.

Contact tel: (+973) 1 754 6111
Website: www.bisb.com