Al Baraka Banking Group is licensed as an Islamic wholesale bank by the Central Bank of Bahrain and is listed on Bahrain Bourse and Nasdaq Dubai stock exchanges. It is a leading international Islamic banking group providing its unique services in countries with a population totaling around one billion. The Group has a wide geographical presence in the form of subsidiary banking units and representative offices in 17 countries, which in turn provide their services through over 700 branches. Al Baraka currently has a strong presence in Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Bahrain, Pakistan, South Africa, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Morocco, in addition to a Digital bank in Germany, two branches in Iraq and two representative offices in Indonesia and Libya.
Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif
Mr. Yousif is an International Banker and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Hull, UK. Mr. Yousif has been a Director of Al Baraka Banking Group since its inception and President & Chief Executive since August 2004. He is also Chairman of Banque Al Baraka D’Algerie, Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, Al Baraka Bank Ltd., South Africa, Al Baraka Bank Syria, Al Baraka Bank Sudan and Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Ltd., Vice Chairman of Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain, Director of Al Baraka Bank Tunisia, Chairman of Bank al Tamweel waal Inma, Morocco and Director of Itqan Capital. He has over 38 years’ of experience in international banking, including involvement with numerous financial institutions and social organizations and has twice been the recipient of the “Islamic Banker of the Year” Award at the World Islamic Banking Conference, in December 2004 and December 2009. He was appointed Chairman of the Union of Arab Banks in April 2007 and re-elected for a further three-year term in April 2010. He was honored with the Tatweej Award for excellence in leadership and institutional performance in the category “Wise Leadership in the field of Arab banking for 2012′′ granted by the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) – an organization affiliated to the Arab League – in cooperation with the Tatweej Academy. In addition, he was awarded by LARIBA American Finance House the 2012 “LARIBA Award for Excellence in Achievement”, in recognition of his leadership role in consolidating and operating the largest diversified Islamic Banking Group in the world.Chairman Sponsor Director