Yousif Taqi

Member, Independent Director

Mr. Yousif Abdulla Taqi is a result-oriented Islamic banking professional with over 35 years of experience in Banking, Audit and Business Advisory. He is a businessperson who has been at the helm of and at the highest levels of management of many reputed banks as well as serving on the Board of many other companies.

Previously, Mr. Taqi was the Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Al Salam Bank BSC Bahrain, a Deputy General Manager at Kuwait Finance House Bahrain and a Partner at Ernst & Young, Bahrain. Throughout his career, Mr. Taqi has been instrumental in several key achievements including the introduction of significant high net-worth individual accounts to the banks where he held leadership roles, supported the establishment of the Islamic Financial Services group, and contributed to the conceptualization of a one stop shop for investors.

He serves as non-executive director on the Board of Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) and Osool Assets Management BSC.

Mr. Taqi is holding a Public Accountant Certificate and has a B.Sc. in Accounting from Husson University, USA.