Baha Al-Marzooq

Chief Internal Audit

Baha Al-Marzooq, Chief Internal Audit, supports the Group’s strategic success by ensuring a systematic and disciplined approach to internal control, risk management and governance processes. A member of GFH’s Management Committee, he also leads several departments, either directly or administratively, including Corporate Control, IT, Litigations, Legal and Compliance.

Baha has two decades of experience in auditing and banking in the Islamic and Investment banking sectors, and for the last few years has supported the Group’s recovery efforts that were remarkably concluded with total revenues above US$500 million.

Prior to joining the Group, Baha worked with Ernst & Young (EY) – Bahrain, one of the ‘Big Four’ global auditing firms, as Manager in the Assurance Services of Islamic Banking Group during which he also served in other regional offices of EY such as Kuwait, Qatar and Houston Texas – USA.

He holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from Bahrain University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) California, USA in 2001. He holds an Executive MBA from the University of Bahrain in addition to a number of specialized professional qualifications including, Certified Internal Auditor, Chartered Global Management Accountant and has a Certification in Risk Management Assurance. He has also participated in several technical, business and leadership programs.