Mr. Lalani joined UGB in 2002 and was appointed as the Acting CEO in September 2015, and subsequently CEO in April 2019. His career extends over 23 years.  He has worked extensively with the Board of Directors on advisory transactions in his previous capacity as the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer and partnered with business divisions to support growth and business plans. Mr. Lalani was previously employed by Ernst & Young, Bahrain and PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Pakistan. He is a Board Member of Takaud Savings & Pensions BS.C (c), Bahrain; United Gulf Financial Services – North Africa, Tunisia; FIMBank plc. – Malta; Assoufid B.V. – Netherlands; and London Forfaiting Company – UK. A Chartered Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor, Mr. Lalani holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Karachi, Pakistan.


United Gulf Bank


Chief Executive Officer