Head of Strategy and Innovation Management Office, Gulf International Bank
Ali Achkar holds a Business Administration degree, with over 19 years of experience in strategy formulation, implementation and transformation (digital, non-digital) start-ups launch. He leads the Strategy Management Office and Centre of Excellence focusing on strategy implementation, business model transformation and Innovation. Achkar participated in conceptualization and launch of GIB’s digital retail bank “meem”. Prior to joining GIB, he held executive positions within the MENA region, including Dubai Islamic Bank.