Philip King

Company: International Bank of Qatar (IBQ)
Position: Assistant general manager, retail banking

Biography: Philip King has worked in the retail banking, wealth management and consumer finance sector for more than 20 years, gaining experience in Europe, Latin America and several Gulf countries.

In 2001, King joined Citigroup as country business manager for its consumer banking group in Poland. He moved to Saudi Hollandi Bank in 2006 to become general manager of the consumer banking division. This included responsibility for retail banking, personal finance and wealth management operations.

He joined IBQ in 2008, after being seconded from National Bank of Kuwait. He has also worked for Bankers Trust in New York and Milan, NatWest in the UK, Citigroup in London, Brussels, Madrid and San Paulo, and ABN Amro in Brazil. King has a degree in modern languages from the UK’s Bristol University and a master of business administration from London Business School.

Contact: (+974) 4 447 8000
Company website: www.ibq.com.qa