CEO, Bank of Khartoum

Fadi Al Faqih

Fadi is the Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Khartoum (BOK) with nearly 20 years of international and regional banking
experience. Awarded “Islamic Banker of the year 2016” from Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA). Joined BOK in 2006 as Chief Operating Officer and in 2008 appointed as CEO spearheading BOK’s business development, restructuring and
transformation to become the leading Islamic financial services group in the Sudan. Under his leadership, BOK has enhanced and developed its service offer full range of products and services for Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, SME, Microfinance, Treasury and Investment banking across multiple channels in Sudan. BOK has lately pioneered the
launch of Mobile Money service in Sudan that will potential increase financial inclusion and banking penetration significantly in the market. BOK has a USD2 billion balance sheet and over 1600 employees across the Group. The Bank is the first institution in the Sudan to be delisted from OFAC in 2011 as well as being rated by the Islamic International Rating Agency with (AA-) long term credit rating with a short-term credit rating consistently. Moreover, BOK has been awarded as the best bank for Strategy. Prior to BOK he had held several senior banking positions in Citibank, Egyptian Arab Land Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and ANZ Grindlays Bank. Fadi holds a Global Executive MBA from TRIUM (LSE, NYU and HEC).