Qatar’s First Female CEO of Investment Bank




Congratuluations to Mira Hamad Abdullah Al Attiyah, who has been named as QNB Capital’s new CEO, the investment banking arm of Qatar National Bank (QNB). QNB is the Middle East’s largest bank, with assets worth $122bn (at the end of 2013).

She is reportedly the first female head of an investment bank in Qatar.

Her previous positions include, assistant undersecretary for trade at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, and several senior roles within the ministry and at the Supreme Council for Information and Communication Technology.

Mira Hamad Abdullah Al Attiyah joins a select group of talented women who run investment banks in the Gulf. These include Sarah Al Suhaimi, the chief executive of Saudi Arabia’s NCB Capital and Nahed Taher, the founder and co-chief executive of Bahrain-based Gulf One Investment Bank.

In Kuwait, Maha Al Ghunaim is the chairwoman of Global Investment House, while Shaikha Al Bahar is the deputy CEO of retail lender National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), having previously been CEO of its Kuwait operations.

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