Abdullah Zahran Al Hinai

CEO at National Bank of Oman

Abdullah Zahran Al Hinai is the Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Oman. Having held a number of senior management positions in the banking sector, he is an industry veteran with over two decades of experience. Prior to his current role, he was the Chief Wholesale Banking and Strategic Growth Officer at a leading financial institution, and was credited for setting up the organisation’s Strategic Growth function and architecting a number of ground-breaking transactions in both investment and commercial banking.

Al Hinai serves as a Board Member of Oman Banks Association, Oman Urban Development Company Oman, OITPF-Wave Oman and GCC Properties Income Fund, as well as being a member of the investment committee of Izdihar Real Estate Fund. He has also held several board memberships across various industries including manufacturing, investment and urban development.

Al Hinai holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, a Postgraduate Diploma from Manchester Business School, UK, and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from Boston University, U.S.A. He also attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, the General Management Program (GMP) at Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA, and is a holder of Chartered Financial Analyst designation as well as being a Certified Public Accountant.


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