Mr. Hamad Abdulla Al Oqab has over 25 years’ experience in banking, finance and auditing. In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer of Al Baraka Islamic Bank, he holds the responsibility of the Deputy Chief Executive of Al Baraka Banking Group “The major shareholder of the Bank”.

Mr. Al Oqab represents Al Baraka Banking Group in several Boards of Al Baraka’s subsidiary Banks, which include,  Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, Jordan Islamic Bank, Banque Al Baraka D’Algerie, Algeria and Albaraka Egypt. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Audit Committees of Jordan Islamic Bank and Banque Al Baraka D’Algerie, a member of the Board of Sustainability & Social Responsibility Committee and Credit Committee of Jordan Islamic Bank, a Member of the Board Executive Committee and Observing Member of the Board Audit Committee of Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, and is the Chairman of Executive committee and Salaries and Remuneration Committee of Al BarakaBank Egypt.

Mr. Hamad Al Oqab is also the Chairman of the Accounting Standards Board of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI).

Before joining Al Baraka Banking Group in 2005, Mr. Al Oqab worked in different institutions including Shamil Bank “Currently Itmaar Bank”, Arthur Andersen, Unilever and Bahrain Monitory Agency “Currently Central Bank of Bahrain”.

Mr. Al Oqab is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.


Al Baraka Bank


Chief Executive Officer