Hussein Abaza

Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE

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Updated: Aug 2014

Soraya Kattach

Westkin Associates

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Updated: Aug 2014

Mahmoud Difrawy

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Updated: Aug 2014

Nouf Alhaqbani

MedGulf

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Updated: Aug 2014

Samir Faiad

Belleveue Mortlakes Chartered Surveyors

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Updated: Aug 2014

Sarah El Husseini

CITI Bank

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Ous Dagui

Henley & Partners

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Updated: Aug 2014

Nadine Abboud Cazaubieilh

Previous Europe Arab Bank

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Updated: Aug 2014

Emaad Zaman

Arlington Advisors Ltd

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Updated: Aug 2014

Christopher Saud Wheatley

Ex Citybank, Ex Merrill Lynch

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Updated: Aug 2014

Barry Harold Wilson

St.James's Place Wealth Management

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Tania Naaman

BNY Mellon Asset Management

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Sheba Osman

ST James's Place

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Samer Souheil Salty

Zouk Capital

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Saed De Sarsur

Unibin Group

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Roni Elchahal

General Atlantic

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David Dao

Independent Consultant

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Abdullah Abo Milhim

University of the Arts London- School of Science & Finance

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Raed El Khadem

Embassy of Lebanon in the UK

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John Robert Collier-Wright

JR Capital

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Save the Dates: Upcoming ABA Events

Events , ABA Events The Association's Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 11 September at the Arab Chamber of Commerce Building, 43 Upper Grosvenor Street. It will start at 6pm sharp and is expected to last one hour. Business will include a report from the Association's CEO, George Kanaan, a financial report from the Treasuer, Samer Hijazi, and the election of board members for the coming year. Our Annual Gala Dinner will be held in London on Wednesday 19th November. On Tuesday 2 December, we will hold another of our evening seminars. In co-operation with KPMG and the Financial Conduct Authority, the seminar will focus on current developments in UK financial regulation. Our Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday 16th December in London. More details on all of these events will be posted on...

Tue December 16 2014 -
Wed December 17 2014 International Real Estate Forum

Events , Partner Events The annual International Real Estate Forum, organised by ICG-Events, in London will have a strong focus on Middle East and Islamic property finance. The Forum will include a session dedicated to Shari'a-compliant financing and others addressing Middle Eastern and GCC mortgage markets. Sessions will also consider the legal aspects of Shari'a-compliant finance and recent developments in Malaysian property markets. Members of the Arab Bankers Association may claim a 10% discount to the registration fees by quoting the reference number ABA10 when signing up to attend the forum. The forum will be held at London's Jumeirah Carlton Tower (just off Knightsbridge) on 16-17 December. The second day will finish at 12.30. This is the eleventh time the International Real Estate Forum has been hel...

Tue January 27 2015 - Wed January 28 2015
Manajim: Middle East Mining and Minerals Investment Forum

Events , Partner Events MANAJIM, the Annual Middle East Mining and Investment Forum will be held in London on 27-28 January. The forum is aimed at investors and financiers doing business with mining companies in the Middle East. More information can be seen on the event website manajimevent.com or by contacting Pamela Marenco, Business Development Officer for Symexco at pamela.marenco@symexco.com

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17/07/14  Members and Friends Gather for ABA's Iftar

Events , ABA Events Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Qatar Islamic Bank (UK) sponsoed the ABA's Iftar, which was held on 14 July. Despite the late start -- Iftars begin at sunset when Muslims break their fast during the month of Ramadan -- the event attracted a large number of members and guests.  Carpo of Piccadilly produced souvenir packages of dates for each guest to take home. Photographs from the event can be seen below.

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Tue December 2 2014 - Thu December 4 2014
Russian Banking Forum

Events , Partner Events Th Adam Smith Institute will hold its annual Russian Banking Forum on 2 - 4 December at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London. The conference will include speakers from Russian banks and European banks based in Russia and will address issues of banking strategy, regulation and risk management affecting Russian banks.  ABA members may receive a 15% discount on the attendance fee using the code AS2333ABA when registering through the website http://www.russian-banking.com/AS2333PRABAr The draft agenda is attached below. More details of the conference will be posted here when they a...

Mon July 14 2014 - Mon July 14 2014
Iftar Dinner

Events , ABA Events We will be holding our annual Iftar Dinner to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan on Monday 14 July at Maroush Gardens. The dinner, which is being held under the kind sponsorship of Qatar Islamic Bank (UK) and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (UK), is open to members, friends and their families.  To book tickets, please either follow the links on this website, or contact Ms Joumana Karam (phone 0207 659 4889) or Mrs Huda Lahiani (phone 0207 659 4892) at the Arab Bankers Association's offices.

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23/06/14  Huge Turnout for ABA Real Estate Seminar

Events , ABA Events The ABA's "Investing in UK Real Estate" seminar, held at the Association's offices on 17 June, attracted over one hundred members and friends. Presentations addressed trends in the UK residential and commercial property markets and the growth of Islamic real estate finance.  The seminar began with Sophie Chick from Savills providing detailed statistics on the revival of London's residential property market, with charts showing how the London market compares to other regions in the UK. She was followed by her colleague, Steven Lang, who addressed the commercial property market, includi...