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Ayman Zaidan - Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Business Officer

Ayman Zaidan

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Business Officer

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  - Chief Operating Officer

Mohammed Al Sahli

Chief Operating Officer

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 COO, Al Sahli is managing and leading the Marketing & Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, Administration, Operations, Human Resources and Information Technology departments.


Ajay Subramanian - Chief Risk Officer

Ajay Subramanian

Chief Risk Officer

Ajay joined QFB in December 2018 as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and is responsible for overall risk management across the Bank. Ajay has over 17 years’ of experience in leading multinational banks and Big Four consulting firms, in the areas of Risk Management, Business Process Improvement and Transition (project) Management.

Ajay began his career as a Process Manager with JP Morgan Chase Singapore, where he was a part of the key group responsible for migrating the Bank’s core banking processes to India. He then moved to ABN Amro as lead Financial Analyst covering projects in Amsterdam, United Kingdom and India. Furthermore, he has significant risk consulting experience with EY and KPMG where he has advised large multinational banks in India and regional banks in the GCC.

Ajay is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and graduated from the University of Mumbai in India, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He also holds an international risk certification from Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).