Yaser Alsharifi
Group Chief Strategy OfficerNBB

Mr. Yaser Alsharifi joined NBB in 2017 as the Chief Strategy Officer, leading the Bank’s transformation and innovation efforts, heading NBB’s project management office and business development arm, as well as the Bank’s operations in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Mr. Alsharifi was appointed as the Group Chief Strategy Officer in 2020. He boasts over 25 years of experience in investment management and corporate finance across the GCC, Europe and the US, with past roles as Deputy CEO in Al Rajhi Holdings W.L.L., and Partner at Ernst & Young.

Additionally, Mr. Alsharifi serves as the Chairman of the Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (Danat). He is also a Board Member of Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah), Bahrain Bourse, Bahrain Clear and Bahrain Car Parks Company B.S.C. Mr. Alsharifi represents NBB on the Board of Bahrain Islamic Bank, and is part of the Limited Partners Advisory Committee of the Al Waha Fund of Funds. Furthermore, he is a Member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) and holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA.