Jamal Saleh
Director GeneralUAE Banks Federation

Jamal Saleh joined the UAE Banks Federation in July 2018 and was appointed as its Director General on 1st January 2019.  Prior to joining UBF, his last role was Head of Credit & Risk and Acting Regional Chief Risk Officer.

Jamal spent 29 years in banking (Conventional and Islamic) and covered Credit and Enterprise Risk Management (Credit, Market, Operational, Liquidity, and IT Risks).  His first 10 years were in the USA in Private Banking and Credit, and the last 19 were in the UAE in Corporate Banking, Credit, and Risk Management with three leading UAE banks.

He served as PRMIA’s UAE Director General for 7 years and was concurrently member on British University’s Advisory Board.

Jamal graduated valedictorian with distinction from New Jersey, USA, in Finance and Banking.