Board of Directors
Mr. Nabeel Kanoo
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Nabeel has over 26 years of experience in the tourism and travel sector. He is currently a Board Member for the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Bahrain Stock Exchange and the Labor Market Regulatory Authority.
Mr. Nabeel holds a Bachelors in Business Management from St. Edwards University, in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Samer Al Jishi
Chairman of the Executive Committee
Dr. Samer has over 32 years of experience in the engineering and manufacturing sector. He has served as an Industrial Advisor to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism, and is currently serving as President of BFG International. Dr. Samer is a Board Member of Mumtalakat Holding Company, Gulf Air Group, the Economic Development Board and Q10 Technologies.
Dr. Samer has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, New Jersey, and a BSC in Electric Power Engineering from Renssellaer Polytechnic Institute, New Jersey.
Mr. Abdulhakim Al Mutawa
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Mr. Abdulhakim has over 40 years of experience in Civil Aviation Affairs as well as Banking and Finance. He has served as a Board Member of First Solidarity in Jordan, Naseej B.S.C, Ithmaar Development Company, Bahrain Airport Company, Gulf Air Group and Gulf Aviation Academy.
Mr. Abdulhakim holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin alongside an MBA/Masters in Business Administration from the University of Bahrain.
Mr. Farooq Al Mahmood
Chairman of the Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee
Mr. Farooq is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in contracting, business management, aviation, hospitality, and real estate. He was appointed as a Board Member of Bahrain Airport Services in January 2014 and has since contributed his experience to the company’s succession planning.
Mr. Ahmed Nuruddin
Mr. Ahmed has over 42 years of experience in the engineering and petrochemical industry. He was appointed as a Board Member of Bahrain Airport Services in January 2014 and has since lent his expertise to the Company towards its journey of success.
Mr. Ahmed holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin. He also has an M.Sc. in Engineering Management from the University of Southern California.
Mr. Eshaq Ebrahim
Mr. Eshaq has over 11 years of experience in the finance and investments sector. He was elected as a Board Member at Bahrain Airport Services in 2017. Mr. Eshaq is Vice Chairman of the Union Gulf Investment Company B.S.C, and Eshaq Investment Company, He also serves as Chairman of the Board at African and Eastern, and acts as an Independent Board of Director at International Investment Bank. Mr. Eshaq is also a Director at BICC MET W.L.L.
He holds a Masters in Information Technology and Computer Science from Ahlia University, Bahrain and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from Kogod School of Business, Washington DC.
Mr. Ali Abdulaziz
Mr. Ali has over 11 years of experience in the finance and investment sector. He has previously served as an Associate Director at Woodlands Energy Services (WoodServ). Mr. Ali is currently a Senior Investment Officer at Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBAK).
He holds a B.Sc. in Business from Bentley University in Waltham, MA, United States of America.