Khalid is the Group CEO of Barwa Bank and has been in this role since 2014. Under his leadership, the Group has witnessed robust performance and made tremendous strides including the first merger in the Qatari Banking sector between Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar. Prior to this leadership role, Khalid served as CEO of Barwa Bank’s investment banking arm, The First Investor, which he initially joined in 2013.
Before joining Barwa Bank he led Morgan Stanley Qatar, responsible for Qatar Client Coverage and earlier to that was Senior Financial Advisor at Qatar Petroleum (QP) where he was involved in numerous large-scale financing projects. During his six-plus-years with QP’s Project finance team, Khalid was directly involved in the execution of over $15 Bn landmark Debt capital market transactions for QP, its subsidiaries and the State of Qatar.
Khalid graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.