Mr. Nabil Maroof is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors at NBK Capital. Mr. Maroof previously held the position of Deputy CEO at the Firm, (from January 2015 to March 2021). He has nearly 3 decades of banking and investments experience with vast knowledge of the local and international markets, having led asset management, investment advisory services, and trading services at NBK Capital. Through his position as CEO of NBK Capital, he leads the Firm locally and regionally, and supervises the progress of its operations. Mr. Maroof holds a bachelor’s degree in General Finance from Boston University; he has participated in several leadership programs at Harvard and Wharton, among many others.
Fahad is responsible for developing and implementing the overall strategy of NBK Capital in close collaboration with the CEO, especially in regards to technology and digitization. Fahad has more than 16 years of experience in corporate investment banking, investment management, and technology in the Middle East and North Africa region. Fahad is responsible for driving Brokerage and Investment Banking, as well as the digital channels and platforms of NBK Capital. Fahad holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Entrepreneurship from Babson College.
An influential financial expert, Dr. Shahrur leads NBK Capital’s MENA Asset Management team, applying his 23 years of experience in the field of finance towards identifying and creating value for investors in the region and around the world. Dr. Shahrur holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Georgia State University, a BBA and MBA from the American University of Beirut, and is well recognized for several of his publications in leading finance journals.
Mr. Rasbeih is a Managing Director in the Asset Management Group at NBK Capital. He is also a member of the management committee of WCP Investments. Mr. Rasbeih oversees a team of investment professionals responsible for the development and management of investment products and strategies at NBK Capital. The team oversees approximately USD 7 billion in Assets Under Management and Advice. Mr. Rasbeih has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the American University of Beirut. He also attended the Real Estate Management program at Harvard Business School and the High Performance Leadership program at IMD.
Mr. Fares is the Executive Director and Head of Investment Banking at NBK Capital with nearly 20 years of investment banking, senior finance, and executive management experience. Mr. Fares completed investment banking mandates of c.US$20 bn in Equity and Debt Capital Markets, Financing Advisory as well as M&A transactions to a wide array of quasi- sovereign and corporate clients operating in various sectors across the GCC. Prior to joining NBK Capital, Mr. Fares was the Group Chief Financial Officer of one of the leading listed F&B and consumer companies in the GCC. Mr. Fares holds a Bachelor of Commerce with major in Finance from McGill University, Canada. He also attended the Executive Management training at INSEAD, and is a CFA Charter holder.
Mr. Al-Shehab oversees various brokerage services offered by NBK Capital. He has 20 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining the Brokerage team, he was part of the team overseeing branch management at NBK’s Consumer Banking Group. Mr. Al-Shehab has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication Media & Political Sciences from Kuwait University.
Mr. Bhatia is an accomplished finance professional with over 25 years of multinational experience across a broad cross-section of financial services industry including investment and asset management, private equity and merchant banking, whole-sale and retail banking and brokerage. Mr. Bhatia is a Chartered Accountant and has a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Delhi University.
Ms. Kohina has over 25 years of legal expertise, being part of leading law firms in Kuwait and India. She holds a Bachelor of Science as well as an LLB and an LLM specializing in International and Corporate Laws from the University of Mumbai. Ms. Kohina is also a qualified solicitor from the Bombay Incorporated Law Society.
Mr. Abou Khalil has over 20 years of experience working with some of the region’s leading companies including Chalhoub Group, ALARGAN International Real Estate Company and ABC Malls and Department Stores. Mr. Abou Khalil holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences, a master's degree in Human Resources Management from the University Saint Joseph in Beirut and a Global Executive MBA from INSEAD.