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Ayman Zaidan - Head of Treasury and Investment Management

Ayman Zaidan

Head of Treasury and Investment Management

Ayman brings with him over 26 years of experience in Banking and Treasury activities. He joins QFB from National Bank of Kuwait, where he was the General Manager of the Treasury Group. Prior to that, Ayman headed First Energy Bank Treasury department, where as a Senior Executive Director, was a main contributor to the establishment of the Bank. Ayman also spent 11 years at the Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) in Bahrain where his last position was Head of Structured and Islamic Derivatives.

Ayman spent his early years as Chief Dealer at the Bank of Jordan, where he introduced derivatives to the banking industry in Jordan and helped the Regulator in formulating the Derivatives Rules and Regulations.

Ayman holds a BSc. in Accounting for the University of Jordan.


Mohammed Al Sahli  - Head of Corporate Services (Marketing & Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, and Administration)

Mohammed Al Sahli

Head of Corporate Services (Marketing & Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, and Administration)

Mohammed joined QFB in 2011 as Head of Investor Relations to establish and manage Bank’s Investor Relations Department. In 2013, Al-Sahli brought Corporate Communications under his umbrella. In 2015, proven to be a Qatari talent that embodies QFB vision in attracting and keeping Qatari talents, he was appointed Director of Private Banking to bridge and synchronize private banking activities with QFB investor-client database.

Prior to joining QFB, Al-Sahli worked as corporate communication and investor relation manager in Barwa Real Estate. In this capacity, he had to organize launching events of many subsidiaries, witness Barwa mergers and acquisitions. Ahead of joining Barwa, Al-Sahli assumed the position of investment manager at General Authority for Minor Affairs, a position in which he showed remarkable results and fostered his track-record through managing real estate and stock portfolios.

As Head of Corporate Services, Al Sahli is managing and leading the Marketing & Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, and Administration departments.


Sara Al Adba  - Acting Head of Human Resources

Sara Al Adba

Acting Head of Human Resources

Sara joined QFB in 2014 as a Senior HR Manager. Prior joining QFB, Sara worked as Compensation Manager at Ooredoo Qatar for almost 6 years. Sara played a key role in developing the compensation strategy, evaluating effective compensation programs, analyzing competitive organizational development practices, recommending appropriate course corrections to senior management, and proposing development & training programs.

At QFB, Sara worked on aligning Bank’s human resources to its business plans & needs and developed solid objectives and programs; today she is promoted to assume position of Acting Head of Human Resources.

Sara holds a MBA from The University of Northampton (UK) and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Qatar University. Currently she is following the advanced CIPD certificate with Watson Martin Partnership (UK).


Ismail Alawadhi - Head of Shari’ah Compliance

Ismail Alawadhi

Head of Shari’ah Compliance

Ismail Alawadhi joined QFB in February 2009 and is the Head of Shari’ah Compliance, working directly with the Shari’ah Supervisory Board which is headed by Dr. Ali Al Quradaghi. Mr. Ismail has over 12 years of experience in the Islamic banking industry, and prior to this was a teacher in Islamic Studies for a number of years. Prior to QFB, Ismail spent more than 4 years with Shamil Bank of Bahrain (now Ithmaar Bank) in the Shari’ah Compliance department and worked closely with some leading Shari’ah scholars in the GCC region.

Ismail is a Certified Shari’ah Advisor & Auditor (CSAA) from AAOIFI, Certified Islamic Finance Analyst and holds a Bachelor of Science in Shari’ah from Al-Imam Mohamed bin Saud Islamic University.