GFH Financial Group B.S.C. would like to announce the appointment of Mr. Tariq Al Samahiji as Chief Executive Officer of GFH’s UK operations effective from 26th September 2021.

Mr. Al Samahiji will be responsible for driving further expansion of GFH’s international presence. He brings to the role more than two decades of experience in the global banking sector across Asset Management, Capital Markets, Islamic Finance and Credit. Most recently, he co-founded Orpheus Partners, the fast-growing capital advisory partnership of which he remains non-executive chairman. Prior to that, he was the CEO of BNP Paribas Najmah and Global Head of BNP Paribas Islamic Finance and Investments.

It is also to be noted that GFH’s UK Office was established as a representative office in April 2019 as part of the Group’s strategy to expand its international presence.