Independent board member, Alserkal Group
Maher Al Kaabi, a visionary leader and a seasoned banker with over 29 years of experience in the Banking, IT industry, and Family Business. He has extensive expertise in Board Membership, Islamic Banking, Wholesales & Consumer Banking, Risk Management, Finance, Operation & Technology, Sales & Distribution and Business Development. He also has deep knowledge of innovation and trends in the generation and utilization of data sets and new technologies. Serves on the board of several startup companies, is a Chairman of the Board of Governance of a Star International School, and co-founder of Blink.
Currently, he is an advisor to the Group Chairman of the Al Serkal Group of Companies (a 165+-year-old family) and serves as an Independent Board Member. He advises the Board on developing a more structured governance model and reviewing and refining the structure of the group to create a more flexible, robust, and efficient organization that will be better placed to respond to future business opportunities. He also applies his expertise in transitioning businesses digitally. Works extensively with various ministers in future technologies, circular economy, and sustainability
of family businesses. He has worked as Group Head of Islamic Banking at Emirates NBD and also served as Group Head Chief Operating Officer for Group Wholesale Banking. Previously he worked as the Chief Risk Officer at Dubai Bank. And before that, he worked at Citigroup for over 14 years where he assumed various senior roles both locally and internationally