Board of Directors

Mr. Hani Mohammed Al Zubair (Chairman)

Mr. Al Zubair has extensive knowledge and experience in financial, investment and business management. He started his career working in investment banking in Geneva and then moved to Morgan Grenfell Bank in London before joining OMINVEST in Oman. As well as his work with The Zubair Corporation, he is a member of several Boards. He holds the position of Chairman of the Fund for Development of Youth Projects (Sharakah), and Vice-Chairman of Alizz Islamic Bank, National Finance Company and National College of Automotive Technology. Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Oman Switzerland Friendship Association. He previously held the position of Chairman at OMINVEST and served on the Boards of Oman Arab Bank, Commercial Bank of Oman, Muscat Finance Company and FINCORP. He was also Board Member for the National Training Fund and a Member of the Advisory Committee for the National CEO Program. Mr Al Zubair was nominated by the Government to represent the Private Sector on the Boards of Government-owned Hotels. He represented the Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry as a member of the team for meetings of the Indian Ocean Rim – Association for Regional Co-operation and also served on the regional board of the Young Arab Leaders. Hani holds a Bachelors Degree in Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science from Richmond University, UK. He is also a keen sportsman.

Mr. Said Salim Al Sahib (Vice Chairman)

Mr. Said Al Sahib has rich experience of over 25 years of handling independently the business development role, dealing with leading national and international organizations in public and private sectors. He is focused on achieving bottom-line results in intensely competitive environments. His strengths are in the areas of multi-culture adaptability change management, organizer skills and motivational leadership, with established record of success in sector strategy and operational solutions delivery on a global scale with differentiating value proposition and impact. He has widely travelled including actively participating in delegations as a representative of the private sector. He started his career in the Government closely involved in economic planning affairs. 

Said had his initial education in financial services, and holds a Master of Arts Degree in International Business Finance, and Executive Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership from Charter Management Institute (CMI), UK.

 
Mr. Rashad Jaffar Al Shaikh (Director)

Mr. Rashad has over 16 years of banking experience in the areas of Investment Banking, Corporate & SME Banking and Retail Banking. He currently holds the role of Deputy Group Head- Retail Banking at Oman Arab Bank. He graduated from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA with a Bachelor Degree majoring in Finance.

Mr. Pankaj Khimji (Director)

An Omani technocrat businessman with the focus to leverage the immense business potential of emerging Oman to the larger benefits of the Omani society. Fifty two years old Building construction engineer by qualification is a highly experienced businessman with extensive exposure in multi varied public and private responsibilities at the advisory level. Continuously worked and contributed at the macro level for the betterment of larger society. Director: Fund for Development of Youth Projects (SAOC): As the responsible citizen of the nation, have contributed immensely towards providing new impetus to the Youth development through this Organization.

Mr. Qais Mahmood Al-Khonji (Director)

Mr. Qais Al Khonji, an IB graduate from the Atlantic College, Wales, UK and Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Systems from De Montfort University. Post education, he ventured into number of new businesses ranging from Import-Export to Enhanced Oil Recovery, parallelly being part of his family business.  Besides Sharakah, he has been on Board of companies, including, Oman National Engineering & Investment CO., Muscat National Holding. He has been representative of Oman at the Entrepreneurs` Organization.

Mr. Hassan Abdul Amir Shaban (Director)

Mr. Hassan A. Shaban is a General Manager-Chief Government Banking Officer at National Bank of Oman SAOG. He is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of wide-ranging experience of Government Banking, Communication, Public Relations, Marketing and Branding, Wealth Management & Financial Services with organizations like Commerzbank of Zurich, Majan International Bank, and latest with National bank Of Oman since April 2004. He is representing NBO on Sharakah Board.

Previously, Mr. Shaban worked in Diplomatic field as Omani Commercial attaché in South Africa – 1993-1995 and Oman Commercial attaché in Taiwan – 1995 – 1997.

He holds an MBA in General Management from the University of Nottingham