An Investment professional with over 15 years industry experience in Financial Services, Asset Management, and Real Estate Investment and Development.
Murad joined the group in 2009 as the Deputy CEO and Head of Investment of Inovest’s real estate investment arm Al Khaleej Development Co. (Tameer), responsible for originating and structuring investment opportunities as well as managing the group’s existing investment portfolio. Starting his career in Accounting and Auditing working for KPMG Bahrain & Qatar, Murad enriched his career further working for leading Investment Institutions and development companies in Bahrain where he structured and managed investment transactions in excess of US$1 billion.
Murad holds a B.Sc in Accounting from the University of Bahrain, and an MBA (honors) from New York Institute of Technology (NYiT)-USA.
A finance professional with over 17 years experience, focused in the fields of assurance services, commercial banking, investment banking, and real estate. Yaser joined the group in August 2011 as Executive Director – Finance in Al-Khaleej Development Co. (Tameer), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inovest. Prior to this, in 1998, Yaser started his career in external assurance services with one of the largest international audit firms at that time. After his tenure there, Yaser held a number of key positions as Financial Controller in a number of reputable institutions namely Shamil Bank of Bahrain (which has today merged with Ithmaar Bank) and Qatar First Investment Bank. Yaser has the distinguishing credentials of having worked in the Islamic banking sector on numerous grounds, from dealing and interacting with different type of Islamic products, to financial and investment structures in both accounting and finance, with the solid injection of both audit and risk-based business perspectives. This is capped with a sound understanding of Shari’a (Islamic) principles.
Yaser holds a B.Sc in Accounting from the University of Bahrain. He holds CIPA and CSAA certificates from Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). He is an accredited instructor of the Islamic Accounting Standards issued by AAOIFI.