Featured Speakers

ABANA has hosted an impressive and diverse roster of speakers at its events over the past thirty years. A small selection of past speakers is highlighted below. Please refer to our Past Events to view profiles of all past speakers.

Farouk A. Bastaki

Managing Director & Group Chief Executive Officer
The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)

George T. Abed

Distinguished Scholar in Residence
Institute for International Finance (IIF)

Jad Salame

Founder & Managing Partner
Phoenician Funds

Jihad Azour

Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department
International Monetary Fund

Khaldoon Al-Mubarak

Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak
Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Investment Company