Resume of some of the interviewees of Vision 2030 in 2011-2012 edition

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H.E. Shaikh Ahmed Bin Moh’d Al Khalifa

Minister for Finance
P.O. Box 333, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17575000, Fax: 17532713

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H.E. Dr.Abdul Hussain Ali Mirza

Minister for Energy and Chairman of National Oil & Gas Authority
P.O. Box 210, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17291387, Fax: 17292293,

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H.E. Kamal Ahmed

Minister for Cabinet Affairs
P.O. Box 11299, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel:17589999, Fax:17589900

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H.E. Ali Saleh Abdulla Al Saleh

Chairman of Shura Council
P.O. Box 2991, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17748888, Fax: 17717387

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Dr. Mustafa Ali Mohammed Al-Sayed

Secretary General - Royal Charity Organization
P.O. Box 50999, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel:17313667 Fax:17292622

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Talal Al-Zain

Former Chief Executive Officer - Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Co.

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Dr. Esam Abdulla Fakhro

Former Chairman - Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Has a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering (London University).

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H.E.Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa

Chairman-General Organisation of Sea Ports
P.O. Box 75315, Hidd, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17359535, Fax: 17673888

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Shaikh Salman Bin Isa Al Khalifa

CEO - Bahrain International Circuit
P.O. Box 26381, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel:17450000, Fax:17451111

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Mohammed Zainalabedin

General Manager - Zain-Bahrain.
P.O.Box 266, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Veer Passi

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer -
Kalaam Telecom. P.O. Box 21421, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17566166, Fax: 17564026

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Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

General Manager - Banagas
P.O. Box 29099, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17561111, Fax: 17561139

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Faisal Al Mahroos

Former Chief Executive - The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco)

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Abdulrahman A. Hussain Jawahery

President - Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. B.S.C. (GPIC)
P.O. Box 26730, Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17731777, Fax: 17731047.

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Ahmed Al Noaimi

Managing Partner - Ibtikar Group

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Dr. Ahmed Alsharyan

General Secretary - National Oil & Gas Authority
P. O. Box 1435, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17312550, Fax: 17290302

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Robert Ainey

CEO - Bahrain Association of Banks.
P.O. Box 1034, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17823000, Fax: 17820700, email:

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Adnan Ahmed Yousif

President & Chief Executive - Al Baraka Banking Group
P.O. Box 1882, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17541122, Fax: 17531074.

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Esam Yousif Janahi

Former Executive Chairman - Gulf Finance House,
Master in Business Administration certificate from Hull University.

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Aabed Al-Zeera

Chief Executive Officer - International
Investment Bank B.S.C.(c)
P.O. Box 11616, Manama,
Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17565000 Fax: 17565050

Ebrahim Hussain Ebrahim

Former Chief Executive Officer & Board Member-Khaleeji Commercial Bank
P.O. Box 10006, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Harbour Tower East
Bahrain Financial Harbour
Tel: 17505050, Fax: 17100017
Ebrahim Hussain Ebrahim has over 29 years of experience in both Islamic and conventional banking and has worked with a number of prominent financial institutions in Bahrain.

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Abdulkarim Ahmed Bucheery

Chief Executive - BBK
P. O. Box 597, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
43 Government Avenue,
Tel: 17223388, Fax: 17229199

Jamal Ali Al-Hazeem

Chief Executive Officer - BMI Bank P.O. Box 350, Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain World Trade Center
Tel: 17133430, Fax: 17131070
Jamal Ali Al-Hazeem, a seasoned Bahraini banker, took on the role as the new Chief Executive Officer of BMI Bank in May 2010.

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Abdulhakeem Yaqoob Alkhayyat

Managing Director and CEO - Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain
P.O. Box 2066, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel:77777777, Fax: 77000600.

Mohammed A. Rahman Bucheerei

Former Chief Executive Officer - Ithmaar Bank P.O. Box 2820, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Seef Tower, Level 14, Tel: 17584000, Fax: 17584017 email:
www. Was the General Manager of the Private Offices of HRH Prince Mohammed Al Faisal Al Saud, Saudi Arabia, and before that he was Executive Vice President of Shamil Bank of Bahrain.
Member:Board of the Islamic Investment Company of the Gulf (Bahamas) Limited, Faisal Private Bank (Switzerland), Overland Capital Group(USA), Solidarity Group (Bahrain), Ithmaar Development Company and Naseej. Mr. Bucheerei has 40 years extensive and diversified experience in accounting, commercial and offshore banking.

Navneet Kampani

Head of Consumer Banking - Citibank P.O. Box 548, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17588352, Fax: 17588504 email:, In 2005, after working in India for 12 years in different capacities in renowned Banks & Asset Management Company, Navneet Kampani moved to Bahrain to become Citibank’s Head of Wealth Management. Last July, he took on the new role of Head of Consumer Banking, Citibank, Bahrain. He has thoroughly enjoyed every moment of his tenure in Bahrain both professionally and on a personal level.

Ashraf Bseisu

CEO - Solidarity Group Holding P.O. Box 18668, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Seef Tower - 9th Floor, Seef District
Tel:17585222, Fax: 1758 5200 email: Over the past two decades, Ashraf Bseisu has held many roles in the insurance industry.

Fuad Dawood Nonoo

Chairman - Nonoo Exchange CompanyP.O. Box 11970, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17230767, Fax: 17230929
email:, Fuad Nonoo, Chairman and Co-owner of Nonoo Exchange Company, has been associated with this well known and respected Exchange House since 1997, having successfully run the family’s gold trading business in the UAE before becoming chairman in 2008. Nonoo Exchange Company was set up in 1994, and is fully regulated by The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). The company was the first to gain the confidence of the Western Union franchise, one of the largest transfer companies in the world. Nonoo Exchange Company has since grown and now has 12 branches in strategic locations in the Kingdom.
In addition to his tremendous knowledge of finance and the gold and currency markets, Fuad is at the forefront of technology and embraces its new possibilities. This is reflected in the direction Nonoo Exchange Company is taking as it will be the first Exchange House in The Kingdom of Bahrain that will allow it’s customers to transfer money overseas not using a dedicated bank, but a bank account of their choice on the internet. Fuad is also involved in patenting and launching products in the field of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). He is also the first to pioneer mobile banking in the Kingdom and is always seeking new opportunities to expand his business. Fuad recently got married and in his spare time he enjoys racing, music and travelling.

Mahomed Akoob (AIISA), (FIRM)

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer - Hannover Retakaful B.S.C.(c) - Bahrain P.O. Box 75180, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
17th Floor, Al Zamil Tower, Government Avenue, Tel: 17214766, Fax: 17214667
(M)399 604 74email: Mahomed Akoob has worked in various short-term insurance (fire, engineering, marine aviation, accident, and miscellaneous accident) and claims departments as Manager, Company Secretary and General Manager

Extensive experience in general management, technical insurance and reinsurance underwriting, risk management and financial management having dealt with all classes of insurance and reinsurance and takaful and retakaful. Experience also includes directorships on the boards of insurance and other companies.

Khalid F. Al-Khateb

Banker - INVITA Board Director & Co-Founder P.O. Box 13113, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
(M)39662650 Blackberry: BB 20F6060B
email: Co-founder of, Khalid F. Al Khateb has more than 20 years of professional working experience, exposure and accumulative Business Strategy Knowledge in conventional and Islamic Banking Business Development & Marketing, As a Financial Marketing Strategist, he is also a veteran in e-Business services & oil business.

Mohammed Khalil Alsayed

CEO - Ithmaar Development Company - Kingdom of Bahrain P.O.Box 2870, Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain.Tel: 17584633, Fax: 17583772 Mohammed Khalil Alsayed is also the Chairman of Olive VFM Holding Company B.S.C, a facility management company, and Chairman of COEPP (Committee of Organizing Engineering Professional Practice). Since June 2009 he also sits on the Board of Naseej BSC (c), an integrated infrastructure and real estate development company that will service the entire value chain of the real estate and construction industry.
Mr. Alsayed was the President of the Bahrain Society of Engineers, an elected position he held for two consecutive terms(2004–2007). He was an Undersecretary in the erstwhile Ministry of Works and Housing (MWH) of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Jassim Al Jowder

Chief Executive Officer - Durrat Al-Bahrain.
P.O.Box 11416, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel:17556999, Fax: 17553172.

Othman Mohamed Aqeel Janahi

Chief Investment Officer - Marina Durrat Al-Bahrain P.O. Box 75099, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. (M) 36925666,email:, A senior banking official with specialization in Corporate Finance and Project Finance, Othman Mohamed Aqeel Janahi holds an MBA from University of Glamorgan, Wales. Presently, he is the Chief Investment Officer, Marina Durrat Al-Bahrain which is a 1.8 billion dollar project within the Durrat Al-Bahrain Mega project.
Was Chief Financial Officer, AAJ Holdings Company B.S.C. and managed to successfully negotiate and close $ 925 million bond. Worked with Shamil Bank of Bahrain(2003-2004), Ahli United Bank(2002-2003), Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait(1998-2001) and National Bank of Bahrain (1992-’98). Married and blessed with three children.

Mahmood Al Koofi

Chief Executive Officer- Reef- Real Estate Finance Company P.O. Box 18599, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17558080, Fax: 17556333 email: Mahmood has an MBA in Business Administration (Hull University, UK), an Executive Leadership and Strategic Management Certificate (Columbia School of Business, USA), and Engineering Diploma (University de Caen, France) and advanced Management Diploma (Bahrain University).

Amin Al Arrayed

General Manager - First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company P.O.Box 75622, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.Almoayyed Tower, Suite 501, Al Seef,Bahrain Tel:17567555, Fax: 17567556,
After earning a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Redlands, California, Amin Al Arrayed’s career path saw him work as the Regional Head of the Retail Banking Division at BBK (Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait) and Head of Retail and Placement at Real Estate Finance Company (Reef) in Bahrain.

Khalid Almoayed

Chairman- Khalid Almoayed & Sons W.L.L. P.O.Box 11, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17574333, Fax: 17534533 Khalid Abdulrahman Almoayed is a renowned member of the Bahrain business community who has served as Managing Director at his father’s company A.K. Almoayed since 1973. Mr. Almoayed served as a member of several boards of private & public companies. He also chairs the A.K. Almoayed Group, and ACE Almoayed Consultants. He is the Honorary Chairman of the Bahrain Businessmen’s Association and the Alliance Francaise de Bahrain.
Khalid Almoayed & Sons W.L.L.(KAS) is a dynamic and diversified business group based in Bahrain and is a family-owned limited liability company. He is a member of the Shura Council and is known to have a vibrant passion for business. Mr. Almoayed has capitalised on various investments in the public and private sector to create a sizable portfolio of enterprises. Born of active pursuit and a multidisciplinary service the trade group was established and over time many associate companies, individual divisions and subsidiaries were formed.
Today the KAS Group owns brands and services that enhance the lifestyle of consumers and deliver valuable services to other business.

Imad O. Nesnas

Chairman and Managing Director - Bonyan International
Imad O. Nesnas graduated in 1986 from Tennessee Technical University as a civil engineer and worked for 6 years with the City of New York in the project management of major developments within the city of New York. Then moved to Qatar and established a contracting company which earned recognition in Qatar and the region as they work beside Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Iraq.

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Abdulla M. Juma

Chairman - Bin Juma Holding Co.
P.O. Box 355, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17223361, Fax: 17223301.

Farouk Yousuf Khalil Almoayyed

Chairman - Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons P.O. Box 143, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17211211, Fax: 17211885 email: Farouk Yousuf Khalil Almoayyed, an Engineering graduate (Mechanical) from Loughborough Engineering College, England (1966) is Chairman of Y. K. Almoayyed & Sons B.S.C., Property Co W.L.L., Almoayyed International Group, National Bank of Bahrain B.S.C., Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex, Ashrafs, Gulf Hotels Group, Ahlia University, Bahrain National Holding B.S.C., National Finance House B.S.C., Deputy Chairman of Labour Market Regulatory Authority,Director- Investcorp Bank B.S.C. and Chairman - Board of Trustees-Ibn Khuldoon National School.
Mr. Almoayyed is an active member of Bahrain Society of Engineers and an Honorary Member of Rotary Club of Manama- Bahrain.

Khalid Mohamed Kanoo

Group Managing Director - Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo P.O. Box 45, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17220220, Fax: 17223444 After completing his education in USA in 1969, he started his career in family business. Besides being a Partner and Group Managing Director of the Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group and Deputy Chairman of Yousuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo, Saudi Arabia, he is also Chairman of two other companies and Director of six owned companies in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Other leadership position includes: Founder Chairman of Bahrain Family Business Association, Chairman, First Leasing Bank-Bahrain, Qatar, HASKAN, Yemen, The K Hotel - Bahrain, Deputy Chairman of Bahrain Ship Repairing Co. (BASREC)-Bahrain, Obaikan Equipment & Services W.L.L., Ex-Chairman of BCCI, Director of Bahrain Stock Exchange, Gulf Hotels Group, Oasis Capital Bank - Bahrain, Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA), EBDA Bank - Bahrain, Acacia Real Estate Limited- Bahrain, American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain, Dar Akbhar AI Khaleej Press & Publishing House News Papers, Member of the Board of the YBA Kanoo Award for Excellence & Creativity, Founder Chairman of Young Presidents’ Organization (Saudi Chapter). Mr. Kanoo has authored two books: First one titled ‘The House of Kanoo – A Century of an Arabian Family Business’ and the second book on ‘The History of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and The GCC Chamber of Commerce’

Fuad Ebrahim Kanoo

Vice Chairman - Ebrahim K. Kanoo B.S.C (c) P.O. Box 119, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17262262, Fax: 17258865 Fuad Ebrahim Kanoo is the Vice Chairman of Ebrahim K. Kanoo and National Finance House (NFH).
He is the Chairman of Al Ahli Club and Director of General Trading and Food Processing Company (TRAFCO).

Mohamed Hussain Yateem

Director - A. M. Yateem Bros. W.L.L. P.O. Box 60, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17225450, Fax: 17223749 Mohamed Hussain Yateem graduated with a Bachelors Degree from American University in Beirut, Lebanon, and took an MBA in Economics while living in Texas.
He is the director of the family-owned A.M.Yateem Bros, as well as the Bahrain Hotels Co, (Gulf Hotel), Vice Chairman Bahrain International Golf Course Company, Ibn Khuldoon School Bahrain. Chairman of Key Information Technology (Dubai, Bahrain), Naresco Contracting and Naresco Real Estate(Dubai).He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Salmaniya and the Capital Club.

Khalid Rashid Al Zayani

Honorary Chairman - Al Zayani Investments W.L.L P.O. Box 5553, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Zayani House Tel: 17530808, Fax: 17530818 email: Secondary Education: Bahrain(1958), O Level - GSE, Peirpoint School,(1959), A Level - Frenshan Surrey (1962), BS- London University (1962/64).
Honorary Chairman:
Al Zayani Investments WLL, Zayani Motors WLL, Euro Motors WLL, First Motors WLL, Intersteel WLL, Midal Cables Ltd., Metalform WLL, Aluwheel WLL, Gulf Closures WLL, Zayani Properties WLL, Zayani Hotels Corporation, Zayani Leasing WLL, Baraka Islamic Bank, Board Member & Member of Executive Committee - Investcorp Bank E.C., Other Business & Government Founding Member, President-American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham), Founder & Co-Chairman with Arab-British Chamber of Commerce - Bahrain British Business Council, Board Member - U.S.-Bahrain Business Council. Board Member - American Bahraini Friendship Society, Board Member - Bahraini-Moroccan Business Council, Board Member - Bahraini-Qatari Joint Venture Committee, President - Bahrain Technology Transfer Society, Member - Bahrain British Business Forum, Past Positions: Board Member - International Chamber of Commerce, Bahrain National Committee (1998-2008) Bahrain Islamic Bank, Founder & Vice Chairman & Chairman of Executive Committee (1979 – 2005) Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Co., Founding Member (1975-1999)- Bahrain Economic Development Board, Board Member- Bahrain Islamic Investments Co., Takaful International, Board Member - Bahrain Historical & Archaeological Society Founder & First Chairman (1970) - Bahrain Health & Safety Society, Founder & First Chairman (1979) - Bahrain Yacht Club, President (1979-1981) -Salmaniya Rotary Club
President (1970)- Bahrain Credit.

Hamid Rashid Al Zayani

Chairman - Al Zayani Investments Group and
Managing Director-Midal Cables Group of Companies. P.O. Box 5553, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17530808, Fax: 17530818
Hamid Rashid Al Zayani has over three
decades of experience as a top managerial executive spanning various business
sectors like industrial and manufacturing projects,hotels,hospitals, automotive retailing, properties etc.
An alumnus of American University - Bahrain, he is the Chairman of Al Zayani Investments, Zayani Motors W.L.L, Euro Motors W.L.L, Zayani Properties W.L.L and Zayani Leasing W.L.L, Managing Director of Midal Cables Ltd, Aluwheel W.L.L, Bahrain Specialist Hospital, Intersteel W.L.L and Metalform W.L.L.

Mohamed Salahuddin

President and Managing Director - MSCEB P.O. Box 111, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Salahuddin Building, 123, Road 402, Manama 304, Tel: 17216777, Fax: 17240199
emai: He received his education in Bahrain and United Kingdom and his involvement with Architecture and Design began at a very young age, under the influence of his father who was himself an Architect-Builder responsible for having created several of Bahrain’s earlier landmarks including the Bab Al Bahrain (Gateway of Bahrain) which is perhaps one of the most photographed tourist icons of Bahrain.
He has been the Board Member of several of Bahrain’s financial and institutional organizations and the Vice Chairman of Bahrain Businessmen’s Association(2002– 2010), Board Member of Sunni Waqf(1990 – 2009), Board Member of Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait -BBK(1989 – 2008), Board Member of Ibn Khaldoon School(1982–1992), Board Member of Intershield (2003–2010).
Corporate Member of the Bahrain-India Society, member of The Bahraini French Business Club, Bahrain Thailand Joint Business Council and a member of Salmaniya Rotary Club. He is the recipient of several prestigious honours including Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for outstanding contribution to the National Trade & Economy in 2001.

Jasim Al Zayani

Group Chairman - J.A. Zayani & Sons W.L.L P.O. Box 5748, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Zayani Tower-II, 2nd Floor, Road 2001 Hoora, Block 320 Tel: 17291100/17290802, Fax: 17290520, email: Hailing from a respected family in Bahrain, started the family business of automobile distribution, trading in consumer & industrial products, elevator & escalators etc. and expanded into real estate development , hotels and manufacturing. Established Kuwait Automobile Trading Company and Al Zayani Trading Company in Kuwait.

Waleed M.Sharif Al Rayes

Managing Director - Sharif Group P.O. Box 1581,Manama. Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17748999, Fax: 17748990 email: Born on February 28, 1964, Waleed M. Sharif Al Rayes is married and blessed with four children. Graduated with a bachelors degree in Business Administration. Joined the family business in 1981 when he was just 17 years old. He is in charge of watches and accessories division, and handles business and corporate gifts as well.
• Member of the Retail Committee of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry
• Board Secretary of Bahraini French Business Club
• Treasurer of Rotary Club of Manama
• Member of Bahrain-German Friendship Society
• Member of Bahrain British Business Forum
• Member of American Chamber of Commerce
• Member of Bahrain Association of Parents & Friends for Disabled.

Faisal A Zayani

Chairman - Ahmed Zayani & Sons P.O. Box 26332, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17238822, Fax:17255317 Chairman:Ahmed Zayani & Sons, Gulf Plastics Industries, Zayani Computer Systems, National Hotels Company.
Education: Ph.D - Organization and Management(2008)- Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, USA. MBA-Marketing and Finance(1979)- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. BBA-Business Administration(1970)-American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Professional Affiliations: Member-Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Member- American Management Association, Member-Bahrain Information Technology Society.

Professor Abdulla Y. Al Hawaj

President- Ahlia University - Bahrain P.O. Box 10878, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17298999, Fax: 17290083 email:, Professor Abdulla Y. AI-Hawaj, holds a Ph.D. and an M.Sc. from the University of Manchester (UK) and a B.Sc. (Hon.) in Mathematics university of Kuwait.

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Adel Abdulla Fakhro

Group Managing Director -
Abdulla Yousif Fakhro & Sons BSC(c)
P.O. Box 39, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17220000, Fax: 17225000.

Ali Hasan Mahmood

Managing Director - Al Jazeera Shipping Company W.L.L Chairman-Hasan & Habib Sons of Mahmood Group of Companies P.O. BOX 302, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17728837, Fax: 17728217 email: 40 years in business. Ali Hasan’s father, the late Hassan Mahmood, was the founder of Hassan & Habib Sons of Mahmood Group of Companies. It was one of the first companies to supply foodstuff to the British Royal Air Force from 1943 to 1971 in Bahrain. Ali has joined the family business and worked in most of the group divisions.

Nasser Mohammed Al Arayedh

Chairman- Al Arayedh Group Holding W.L.L P.O. Box 15554, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17272575/17270333
Fax: 17272565 email:; Nasser Al Arayedh holds BA in Business Adminstration, United Kingdom. Honorary Govt. Position, Member of the Capital Governorate Council representing the people.

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Talal Mohammed Al Mannai

Managing Director - Mannai Motors
P.O. Box 105, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17703131, Fax: 17703747.

Sayed Basim Husain Alyusuf

Managing Director- Alyusuf Group of Companies P.O. Box 5211, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17403030/17230000, Fax: 17404407 /17234423 Born in Bahrain on December, 5th 1970 B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Iowa in 1992 Received many certificates in Business Management Over 18 years of business and management experience.Achieved many awards in business, quality and performance from various international entities
Vice Chairman of Alyusuf Holding and Managing Director of the Trading & Industry Division.

Sayed Mohamed Husain Alyusuf

Managing Director-Alyusuf Group of Companies P.O. Box 5211, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17403030/17230000 Fax: 17404407 /17234423 Born in Bahrain in 1962 Architectural Engineer graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1982, Associate of Science in Pre Engineering, Associate of Applied Science in Business Management
Received many certificates in Business Management.

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Abdul Hamid Hatam

Director - M.M. Sharif Hatam & Sons
P.O. Box 469, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17228258, Fax: 17210339, (M): 39456569.

Ibrahim Abdulla Al Hamer

Former Managing Director - Bahrain Air , Mr. Al Hamer holds a Post Graduate Qualification and Masters degree in National Accounting and in Public Administration. He also holds an Airline Commercial Pilot flying licenses from USA, Oman, Qatar and UAE and Bahrain as qualified Line and Simulator Training Captain on the Airbus A320. Mr. Al Hamer is an Aviation Professional with varying interests and business wisdom. He is an experienced Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer with well-proven commercial, operational, and people management skill and in the public and private sector.

Hussam Al Aseeri

General Manager -Etihad Airways P.O. Box 5177, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17519999 Fax: 17533988. Since 2003, Hussam Al Aseeri has been the General Manager Etihad Airways for Northern Gulf and Bahrain. Started his career as a customs official in 1978, Al Aseeri became Airport Manager later. From 1996to 2000, he was general manager for Gulf Air, Bahrain. Prior to joining Etihad, he was with Global Distribution System.

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Serhan Asay

Director - Turkish Airlines Inc. P.O. Box 2427,
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17516100, Fax: 17532880.

Christos A Poullaides

Chairman and Managing Director - Poullaides Construction Company W.L.L P.O.Box 33411, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17826660 Dir. 17827755 Fax: 17827008; email:; Born in January 7-1956 in Cyprus, Christos A Poullaides graduated from The English School, Nicosia (1974) where he received prizes for Mathematics and Chemistry and he was awarded one of the two scholarships given to the Government of Cyprus to study Civil Engineering at Imperial College London by the Association of Commonwealth Universities - UK where he graduated with an Honors degree. Upon graduation he was employed by Archirodon S.A. - Larnaca - Cyprus as a Site Engineer for Larnaca Port Extension after which he moved to Cybarco Ltd.- Nicosia- Cyprus to take up the position as Project Manager in 1980 and in 1981 he got appointed as Area Engineer at the J.V. Zachariades-Atlas Pantou, and later was relocated to G.P. Zachariades (Overseas) Ltd.-Manama-Bahrain in 1982. He moved to Dubai in 1994 where he took the position as General Manager of Jasaf Building Technology Co. which then employed 30 people and in 2002 the company was employing approx 700 people. Started Poullaides Construction Company W.L.L. (PCC) in 2002 and has made it one of the top quality contractors in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Rodolphe Melki

Chief Executive Officer - Millennium International W.L.L. P.O. Box 18065, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: +973- 77177772, Fax: +973- 77177773 email:;; Rodolphe Melki an MBA in International Commerce and Markets from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers - Paris – France and graduated in Business Administration from the Institut Universitaire de Technologies - Poitiers – France, has more than 20 years experience in international trade, retail and distribution gained in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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Dr. George Cheriyan

Chief Medical Officer/CEO -
American Mission Hospital
P.O. Box 1, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17253447, Fax: 17234194.

Mona Yousuf Almoayyed

Managing Director - Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons B.S.C. (c) P.O. Box 143, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17227766, Fax: 17227787
email:;; Mona Yousuf Almoayyed hails from one of Bahrain’s most established entrepreneural families. She is indirectly responsible for a staff of 2000 and approximately 300 brands ranging from luxury goods and home electronics to heavy equipment, medical technologies and concrete. The first woman to be elected to the Board of a publicly traded company in Bahrain - Bahrain Maritime and Mercantile International with reported revenues reaching BD80m - she further solidified her credentials as a professional pioneer by becoming the first woman to be elected to the Board of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) the following year. It was here that she helped establish and Chaired the Businesswomen’s Committee, later becoming Vice President of a similar committee for the regionally focussed Federation of GCC Chambers, for which she was somewhat prepared by her existing membership of the Arab League’s Committee for Arab Women’s Affairs.

Dr. Mona Rashed Al Zayani

Founder and President - Gulf University P.O. Box 26489, Kingdom of Bahrain; Tel: 17623999, Fax: 17624800;
email:; Has a Ph.D in Instruction from the University of Southern California, Diploma in Public Administration, M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Goddor’s College-Norwich University-USA, B.A in English Literacy from the University of Bagdad – Iraq, and Diploma in Speech Therapy and Hearing Disorders.
Member: Bahrain Businesswomen Society, Mother and Child Care Welfare Society, Child development Welfare Society and many Consultative and Technical Committees in Bahrain and the Arabian Gulf Region.
Founder and President - Gulf University, Founder and Chairperson of Al-Hekma International School, Berlitz International Language Institute - Bahrain, Al-Manar Establishment for Educational,Scientific and Medical Equipments and Bahrain Reading and Computer Center. One of the first Bahrain women to be appointed by His Majesty King Hamad Bin Salman Al Khalifa, to the Shura Consultative Council in the Kingdom of Bahrain(2000-2002), Director of Arab Bahrain Branch(2000-2002),Member of the College of Education’s Board -

Dr. Mona Rashed Al Zayani

Founder and President - Gulf University P.O. Box 26489, Kingdom of Bahrain; Tel: 17623999, Fax: 17624800;
email:; Has a Ph.D in Instruction from the University of Southern California, Diploma in Public Administration, M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Goddor’s College-Norwich University-USA, B.A in English Literacy from the University of Bagdad – Iraq, and Diploma in Speech Therapy and Hearing Disorders.
Member: Bahrain Businesswomen Society, Mother and Child Care Welfare Society, Child development Welfare Society and many Consultative and Technical Committees in Bahrain and the Arabian Gulf Region.
Founder and President - Gulf University, Founder and Chairperson of Al-Hekma International School, Berlitz International Language Institute - Bahrain, Al-Manar Establishment for Educational,Scientific and Medical Equipments and Bahrain Reading and Computer Center. One of the first Bahrain women to be appointed by His Majesty King Hamad Bin Salman Al Khalifa, to the Shura Consultative Council in the Kingdom of Bahrain(2000-2002), Director of Arab Bahrain Branch(2000-2002),Member of the College of Education’s Board -University of Bahrain, Member of the Dean’s Committee -J.F. Kennedy School, Harvard University-Cambridge-MA(USA)-(1994-1999).

Sabah Almoayyed

Former Chief Executive Officer - Eskan Bank
Sabah Almoayyed has varied experience as senior banking professional. Has a Masters Degree in Business Administration-Change Management/Marketing from Depaul University – Chicago, Bachelor of Business Administration/Finance – American University of Beirut, Diploma from Wharton Business School – University of Pennsylvania, Darden Business Council – University of Virginia. Member of various social organizations in Bahrain. Had served in Ahli United Bank as Chief Executive Officer, AGM (Corporate Banking - Trade Finance and Financial institution), National Bank of Bahrain, Bahrain Manager (Risk Management and Financial Institutions), Citibank – Lebanon and Bahrain. Had overseas assignment at Morgan Stanley - New York.

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Afnan Rashid Al-Zayani

President- Al Zayani Commercial Services
P.O. Box 21303, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17297676, Fax: 17294800.

Naeema Faisal Al-Doseri

Former Head of Group - Human Capital- Admin & Corporate Communication - Eskan Bank
Naeema Faisal Al-Doseri took her Ph.D. in Human Resources Management from the University of Leicester, UK in 1990-1996. During 1985-90, she obtained B.Sc. in Management from the University of Bahrain.

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Nancy Dinah Elly Joseph Khedouri

Managing Director - J.E.Khedouri & Sons
P.O. Box 37, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17255345, Fax: 17245306.

Dr. Lulwa Al Mutlaq Chartered Fellow CIPD

President & CEO - Golden Trust P.O. Box 33388, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17644955, Fax: 17644 965 email:
Dr. Lulwa holds a Ph.D. holds a Ph.D. Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, USA and Master Degree in Vocational Education and Bachelor of Science from Northern Arizona University, USA. She is also a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, UK and certified HR Executive Professional from Michigan Business School, USA and Cranfield University School of Management, UK.
Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration and Oxford Innovation Award. On 2007, she was awarded a Professional Excellence Award from Oxford Center for Leadership, UK. and an OXCEL Followship from OXFORD Center for Leadership (OXCEL) in 2008.
Served as Senior Vice President of Arab Banking Corporation (B.S.C.). Dr. Lulwa started her career life at Ministry of Health and College of Health Sciences assuming several positions. She has teaching experience at University of Bahrain (part-time Assistance Professor) and at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (Part-time Faculty).

Anwar Mohammed Abdulrahman

Chairman - Akhbar Al Khaleej & Gulf Daily News P.O. Box 224, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Bldg 149, Exhibition Avenue, Block 320, Tel: 17293131, Fax: 17293400
Anwar Mohammed Abdulrahman, born in 1942, launched Al Hilal Corporation in 1973, the distribution Centre for dailies, weeklies, quarterlies and monthlies. Previously, he worked as Sales Executive, Head - Al Hilal Bookshop (1961), Director (1970).
Established Dar Akhbar Al Khaleej (1975) with other directors under the Chairmanship of late Mahmood Mohammed Al Mardi, and the first Arabic Daily, Akhbar Al Khaleej got published (1976), the first English daily, Gulf Daily News was launched (1978). Formed Al Hilal Group specialised in trade publications like Gulf Construction, Gulf Industries, Shipping & Transport, Travel and Tourism, The Gulf, Gulf Weekly, Arabian Knight and Oil & Gas.

Capt.Mahmood Al Mahmood

Chairman & Managing Editor - Salaam Bahrain.
Responsible Editor - Daily Tribune.
Captain Mahmood Al Mahmood was the Director General of Bahrain Ports from 1996 to 2002 and served as Undersecretary for the Ministry of Information from 2002 till 2007.
In 2007, he was appointed as the Executive Director for Bahrain Tribune newspaper of the Al Ayam Group. He is also the Chairman and Managing Editor of ‘Salaam Bahrain’, an English-language monthly for the Asian diaspora and the Responsible Editor of the English Daily Newspaper, ‘Daily Tribune’. In March 2008, he established a consultancy company with interests in media and marine businesses.
His expertise as a skilled mariner is sought by many shipping and logistics companies on whose boards he serves as a Director.
He has won the H.H. Amir of Bahrain Award as the first Bahraini National to obtain a Master Mariner Certificate (1985), the Muharraq Innovator Award for outstanding services to the community (2000), the Loyal Service award by H.H. King Hamad (2000), the Honorary Citizenship from the Mayor of New Orleans, USA (2001). He has also authored many books in Arabic and English on marine safety standards and discipline at sea and also participated in several research studies.

George F Middleton

Chairman & Publisher - Red House Marketing P.O. Box 20461, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17244455, Fax: 17244455;; A British national and third generation Middle East expatriate, George F Middleton has been resident in the Gulf region since November 1979 working in the publishing and marketing industry sector throughout Bahrain, U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. In 1991, he founded Red House Marketing (RHM), which is currently one of the most successful independent publishing and marketing organisations in Bahrain.

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Khamis Al-Muqla

Founder- Gulf Marcom Group (GMG)
P.O. Box 5518, Manama, Bahrain
Tel: 17226262, Fax: 17228660.

Charles B. Miraj

Managing Director- Miraj Graphics- Bahrain; Miraj Arabia- Saudi Arabia;
P.O.Box 10384, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17714722, Fax: 17714960; email:
A veteran advertising professional with over two decades of experience, Charles B. Mirage has carved a niche for himself. After the completion of post-graduate degree in Commerce, he joined Sara Corporation in 1990 and rose to become MD & CEO in 2000. Since 2005, heading Miraj Graphics and Miraj Arabia.

Rashid H.Ghauri

CEO - Ghauri Corporate Communications W.L.L. P.O.Box 54353, Adliya, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17217202, Fax: 17217203
An Advertising professional who has made it big from a small beginning, Rashid Ghauiri started Digital Line with just HSBC as the sole client in 1998.After getting an MBA in 2003, changed company name to Brackets Corporate Communications W.L.L and moved office to Bahrain Tower. In 2005, along with younger brother Fahad Ghauri, expanded the business to outdoor advertising under the name of Ghauri Corporate Communications W.L.L.

Ebrahim K. Al Dossary

CEO & Senior Advisor to the Board - BSTD P.O. Box 29093, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17769594, Fax: 17769290 email:
Ebrahim K. Al Dossary has a PhD from Preston University. Affiliations: Honors Preston, Bahrain Society for Training and Development (BSTD); Board Director, BMMI; Board Director, IFTDO; Board Member and Assistant Undersecretary for Information Affairs and Follow-up, HRH The Prime Minister’s Court. Hobbies: reading.

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Abdul Majeed Al-Gassab

President - Bahrain Society of Engineers
P. O. Box 835, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain;
Tel: 17727100, Fax: 17729819.

Hilmy Cader

Chief Executive - MTI Consulting; P.O. Box 15259, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain; L6, 2nd Floor, Yateem Centre, Skype:hilmycader
Tel: +973 1722 9242Email:; Hilmy Cader is Bahrain-based Chief Executive of MTI Consulting, one of the fastest growing international strategy consultancies, with operations in the UK, Malaysia, Bahrain, Dubai, India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Saleh Tarradah

Director of Conferences & Programmes - Bahrain Management Society P.O. Box 3268, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17827676, Fax: 17827678 email:;; Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (UK), Master in Management from Kent University (UK) More than 30 years experience in Telecommunications & Information Technology. Member of Batelco Group Senior Leadership Team, Member of Batelco Bahrain Capital Review Board. Board member Bahrain Management Society., Chairman of the Federation Of Arab Engineers ICT committee, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry ICT Committee. Fellow member of Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)-UK, Association of Business Executives (ABE), Cranfield Management Association (CMA), Bahrain Society of Engineers, eGovernment Strategy Committee, B9-Tamkeen eMarket Place Advisory Committee.

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Ali Hassan Kutty Kunhalil

Chairman & Managing Director - Aliventure Group
Euro Tower Building, Office No 92,
Sanabis.Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: 17554872, Fax: 17554879.

Kanika Dewan

Group President - Bramco W.L.L. P.O. Box 20260, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17250954 /17250981, Fax: 17272725,
Tlx:9261 Bramco BN; Kanika Dewan a 21st century business leader, was born in India, raised in the Middle East. Educated in England and the United States.

Lalit Kapur

Managing Director - Lanterns Group of Companies; Lalit Kapur, a graduate in Commerce and Hotel Management & Catering from Pusa, New Delhi, arrived in Bahrain in 1979 when Bahrain was fast developing. Owned and operated restaurants and catering operations in Middle East, India and United States. Currently Managing Director of Lanterns Group of Companies that owns and runs various restaurants with business interest in Bahrain and India.


CEO - Craig Consultants Tel: +973-36199980 (Bahrain) Tel: +966 540674454 (KSA) email kevin Kevin Craig was born and raised in Oman and is very much at home in the Middle East. From his base in Bahrain, he has worked throughout the Middle East, Asia and Europe for multi-national blue-chip companies such as Siemens and DHL.

Ahmed Mohammed Al Khan

Former Chief Investment Officer, Global Banking Corporation B.S.C. (c) (GBCORP) GBCORP Tower, Bahrain Financial Harbour, P.O. Box 1486, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. T +973 17 200 200 F +973 17 200 300; Mr. Al Khan is the Chief Investment Officer at
GBCORP, with over 16 years of experience in the financial services industry including working in New York. His successful portfolio
of work and achievements has earned him appointments to the boards of various leading establishments in the region.

Mohamed Abdulla Isa

Chief Financial Officer – INOVEST; Mohamed Abdulla Isa, CPA, MBA, DTM, had worked for Unilever – in its offices in United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. His last post with the company was Regional Finance Manager for North Africa, Middle East and Turkey.

Thamer Al Muqla

Executive Director - Gulf Marcom Group P.O. Box 5518, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel:17226262, Fax:17228660 email: Thamer Al Muqla has been associated with several leading companies in top positions. Had a BBA degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Msc and Business Administration (Honors) from Boston University and is Executive Director, Gulf Marcom Group, Executive Director, Gulf Marcom now. Was Chairman, Eventscom (2002), Chairman, Enjaz Capital (2004), Chairman, Anmar Construction WLL (2005), Managing Director, Opal Holdings (2005), Chairman, Ebtikar Marketing Consultants (2005), Chairman, Realcorp (2006), Managing Director, Dara Investment Holding WLL (2007), Chairman, Enjaz Residence BSC (2008), Chairman, Real Residence Investments BSC (2008), Chairman, The Ultimate Capital WLL (2008), Chairman, Realway Holding BSC (2008), Chairman & Managing Director, Enjaz Property Dev. Co. BSC (2008)

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Waleed Ebrahim Kanoo

Director - Ebrahim K. Kanoo B.S.C.(c)
Tel: 17711722, Fax: 17746484;

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Mohamed Abdul Razak Shirazi

Director - Behbehani Brothers W.L.L &
Bahrain Jewellery Centre W.L.L
P.O. Box 168, Kingdom of Bahrain
Office 101, Building 1, Govt. Avenue, Manama Town 306,
Tel: 17531502/17531550, Fax: 17536070,

Mohammed Mahmood Jaffar

Managing Director - Asia Jewellers; P.O. Box 861, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tel: 17535344/17534444, Fax: 17535311 30 years old Mohammed obtained Bachelors in Finance from George Washigton University (Washigton DC) in 2005 and worked as trainee with Al Ahli Bank Bahrain in the corporate department for a brief perod and joined the family business in the same year. Mohammed’s late father Mahmood Ebrahim Jaffar started Asia Jewellers. He also started Phoenocia Decor and he has ventured into real estate and other business to increase the hospitality Industry in Bahrain.

Talal Fuad Kanoo

Director - Corporate Service – E. K. Kanoo B.S.C.(c) P.O. Box 119, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17262262, Fax:17258865.
Talal Fuad Kanoo holds the following distinguished positions: Executive Director, Motor City B.S.C.(c) Member of the Board - Bahrain National Holding & Bahrain International Circuit Board Member - National Finance House (NFH).

Mishal Alshoala

Chairman - Al Fanar Investment Holding Co. B.S.C. (c) P.O. Box:1557, Kingdom of Bahrain,
Al Fanar Building, Estiqlal Highway, Tel: 17490090 Fax: 17490098; email:
Graduate of Economics and Business Management from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Involved in the development of Al Fanar Investment Holding Co. B.S.C. (c) since the very beginning, and now the Executive Director. Also a member of the Board of Directors in Gulf Markets International W.L.L., Primedia International B.S.C. (c), International Technical Supplies and Services W.L.L., Elitecore Technologies Middle East W.L.L., and Chairman of Multe-Spec Systems and Services W.L.L..

Mohamed Hasan Mahmood

Assistant Manager-Fine Foods P.O. Box 302, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17727300, Fax: 17725353 ; DOB- 28/10/1986 Bachelor of Managerial Economics, University of Queensland, Australia 2010. Assistant Manager- Fine Foods, Business Development Manager- Eurogulf-Iraq.

Rashid M. Al Dossary

Business Development Manager - Amlak International Investment WLL P.O. Box 29093, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17769594, Fax: 17769290 email:; Rashid M. Al Dossary took his BSs in Business Informational Technologies and obtained an advanced Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance. Affiliations: Business Development Manager, Amlak International Investment WLL; Member, Bahrain Society of Training & Development (BSTD). Hobbies: Sports and Reading.

Mohamed Al Zeera

Portfolio Analyst - Corporate Banking Department-Ahli United Bank P.O. Box: 2424, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17585858, Fax: 17580586 email:;

Hasan A. Mahmood

Business Development Manager - Al Jazeera Shipping Co. P.O. BOX 302, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17728837, Fax: 17728217 email:,; Hasan A. Mahmood received his Degree from Boston University School of Management, Boston, MA. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA); Dual Concentration and entrepreneurship in Finance.

Bahrain Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (BCICAI)

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Alok Gupta*

Group Manager – Credit & Treasury, Y.K.Almaoyyed & Sons, Bahrain,Tel:17202102/(M)39528050/36966737,

Shaukat Yahya Lokhandwala*

Chairman; (M)39850739; email:
Shaukat Lokhandwala is a Finance professional with 25 years of post qualification experience with multinationals and closely held groups in India and the Middle East. He is currently General Manager – Finance, Haji Hassan Group, a leading business house in Bahrain with operations spread over the Gulf. Shaukat Lokhandwala is a Commerce Graduate from Mumbai, India, after which he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985, in his first attempt. In the year 2000 he added the US CPA degree to his professional qualifications, scoring a whopping 94%, the highest ever achieved in Bahrain at the time. He was the Founder President of the Bohra Toastmasters Club and a Past President of the Lions Club of Riffa, Bahrain. He is an avid quizzer and was part of the team that won the ‘Brains of Bahrain’ quiz as also the Standard Chartered Business Challenge.

T.D. Balraj*

Vice Chairman; (M)39944907, email:
TD Balraj, a graduate in Mathematics and Statistics became a CA in1988. With an initial stint in accounting profession, he then moved to industry and worked with varied businesses in India and Qatar. Since 1997 he has been working with J A Zayani & Sons WLL, a diversified Bahrain based business Group as its Financial Controller. Possesses more than 22 years post qualification experience, he also advises several other business units in the Group apart from being recently designated as a Director in the Board of Zayani Otis Elevator Co. WLL, a new joint venture initiative between Zayani and one of its major principals Otis Elevator Company, USA.
A founder member of ICAB Toastmasters Club when the Bahrain Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (BCICAI) started its own Toastmasters Club in 2005, he was the Club’s President in 2008-2009. Currently he serves the Toastmasters community in Bahrain as Area 75 Governor.

Sanjay Gupta*

Secretary; (M) 39415356, email:;
Sanjay Gupta is a Chartered Accountant with CISA (Certified Information System Auditor), DISA (Diploma in Information System Auditing), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) and a Bachelors Degree in Commerce.
With over 20 years of in depth post qualification experience, CA Sanjay Gupta is working as Head of Reserve Risk Control in the Reserve Management Directorate with the Central Bank of Bahrain.
His experience spans diverse facets of financial operations, including External and Internal Audits, Investigation work, Assurance and Advisory Business Services, Due Diligence Reviews and Risk Assessment. Sanjay Gupta is a keen planner with demonstrated business acumen to oversee operations, conceptualize strategies and effectuate them for sustained business growth. His strengths include excellent relationship management, communication skills and relationship management abilities.

Meenakshi Sundaram*

Joint Secretary; (M)36741038; email:
Meenakshi Sundaram is a professional CA with over a decade of post qualification experience in Internal Audit, Direct / Indirect taxation and Finance & Accounts.
He is an Associate Member of ICAI, a graduate Member of ICWAI with a graduation in Commerce from India. He served as a President of ICAB Toastmasters club (2009-2010) and also as a Member in the Executive Committee of Bahrain Chapter of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India during 2007-2008.
He started his career in internal audit with ITC Bhadrachalam Paperboards Ltd, India and moved on to become the Finance Head of one of its Factory in Hyderabad, India. He is presently working with Business International WLL (Xerox) as Head of Finance, Administration and HR.

Nitin Mahajan*

Treasurer; (M)39784087; email:
Nitin Mahajan, Member of the Chapter, is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and a Bachelor of Commerce, with several years of industry experience. He is currently working with E.K. Kanoo group as Internal Auditor and had prior stints at India Bulls and Bajaj Auto Finance; DOB: 21 July 1980; Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 2004, Certified Internal Auditor, USA, since 2007; B.Com (Hons.) from Delhi University; Internal Auditor, Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo ;Tel: 17264588, (M)39784087;; Has been in Bahrain for past three and half years. Currently working with Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo Group (Automobile Dealers) as Internal Auditor.
In past, worked in Financial Services Industry for 2 years with companies like IndiaBulls Credit Services as Manager – Internal Audit & Bajaj Auto Finance Limited as Regional Internal Auditor for Northern India. He is a part of the Executive Committee of Bahrain Chapter of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for year 2009-2010.
Regular follower of Art of Living society and actively involved in social activities in the Kingdom of Bahrain, organized Food camp for labour, Blood donation camp, Beach clean activity at Zallaq beach.

Shribharathi Mahesh Kumar*

Executive Committee Member; (M)39431170; email:
Shribharathi Maheshkumar, Member of the Chapter, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Bachelor of Commerce, with over 5 years of internal audit experience. She is currently working with Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) as Internal Auditor and had prior stints at Grant Thornton and TVS Group of Companies. Shribharathi Maheshkumar is also an active Toastmaster with ICAB Toastmasters and has a flair for music and books.

Percy Mistry*

Executive Committee Member; (M)36515221; email:
Percy Mistry did his graduation in Commerce and Economics from the Bombay University in 1968 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1971.
He held the positions of All India Accounts Manager and Finance Manager with Voltas Ltd. (a member of the Tata Group of companies) in India between 1972 and 1983. Since 1984, he has been with the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC) in Bahrain and has served in the capacity of Treasurer, Chief Accountant and Chief Internal Auditor. He is currently the Sr. Financial Advisor.
He is actively engaged in social and charitable work and has been Past President of Lions Club of Bahrain and founding member and office bearer with Migrant Workers Protection Society in Bahrain. He has a passion for writing, directing and acting in full length plays as well as making of short films on topical and social issues.

Vistasp Sopariwalla*

Executive Committee Member; (M)39177383 email:
Vistasp Burjor Sopariwalla is finance professional with over 21 years of post qualification experience. Currently holding a senior position as Head of Finance with Future Bank, Bahrain for the last four years. In addition he is also the Board Secretary to the Board of Directors of the Bank.
Vistasp has rich experience & knowledge in the Banking sector with strong leadership skills. Prior to joining Future Bank, he has worked in succeeding senior positions within the banking industry in India & internationally which spans over BNP- Paribas, Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait and the Bahraini Saudi Bank. Currently he is also a fellow member of the ICAB Toastmasters Club.

Uday Shanbag*

Executive Committee Member; (M) 39276481; email:
A Commerce graduate, Uday Shanbag is a CA with more than 18 years post qualification experience. A senior finance professional, he works with National Property Investments Co W.L.L ( J.A Zayani Group company) as its Accounts Manger.
A member of the Indian Club, he served as Treasurer as well as Internal Auditor of the Club.
An avid cricketer, he captained the Indian Club cricket team in 2003 and 2004. He also played and won several Tennis tournaments within the Club. Uday is passionate with music and loves to play classical music instruments.

Sanjib Kumar Mohapatra*

Executive Committee Member; (M)39081697, email:
Sanjib Kumar Mohapatra is an Accounts, Audit and Finance professional with 12 years post qualification experience in various industries. He currently works with Marshall’s (Bahrain) Limited (globally known as Tullet Prebon Limited) a number one money broking company as its Financial Controller and Compliance Officer within the Banking Industry.He is a member of ICAB Toastmasters Club as well.

K. Muralidhar*

Executive Committee Member; (M)39017666, email:
He is a commerce graduate with honors and post qualification professional experience of nearly 20 years in the sectors of automobiles, consumer electronics, Appliance & real estate, construction and plastic engineering in India and the Middle East. He is presently working as Accounts Manager at Bahrain Pipes BSC (Closed). He is a chartered member and past President of the ICAB Toastmasters club. An active Toastmaster who held different leadership positions including the position of Area Governor, he is currently assisting in Division ‘K’ council of District 79 in its community activities.

Aloke K. Rakshit*

DOB: 30th July, 1959; Qualification: M Com, A.C.A., A.I. C.W. A., A.I.C.P.A.
Group General Manager; BANZ Group B.S.C. (c); Tel: 00973 17727 719; emai:

Anand Gupta*

DOB: 3rd Jan 1978; Qualification: CA, CISA, B.COM; Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young; Tel:17535455,(M) 36546115; email:,, Chartered Accountant. Also done CISA from ISACA. Currently working with Ernst & Young under Transaction Advisory service as a Senior Consultant. Member of Bahrain Chapter of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (BCICAI). Served as executive committee member of this chapter during 2008-2009. Also member of Lions Club of Riffa in Bahrain and currently Treasurer with club. Currently perusing CFA level II of USA. Hobbies: Cricket, video games, Reading etc.; Married – Wife- Smita Gupta

Arvind Sharma*

Manager, Audit and Advisory, KPMG Fakhro
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is an experienced audit professional with over 10 years of audit experience. Prior to joining KPMG Fakhro in May 2005, was associated with a PwC in Mumbai, India. Has been involved in Bahrian as an auditor with Gulf International Bank, Saudi National Commercial Bank, State Bank of India, YK Almoayyed Group etc. He is on the committee of KPMG Toastmasters club and KPMG’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team. Involved in various sectors including Financial services and Construction.

Arun C. Kotwani*

DOB: 19th May 1974; ACA, Grad CWA, Inter CS.; Vice President – Financial Control, Maalem Holding B.S.C (c)
Tel: 17107280, (M) 39801355 email:;
A Chartered Accountant by profession having more than twelve years of extensive expertise in all facets of Financial Accounting and Controls, Budgets modeling, System Implementations, Regulatory Reporting, Compliance, Operations and Administration. He has served in senior managerial positions in leading financial institutions in Bahrain and has gained valuable expertise to work in multicultural/multinational environment to exercise due professional care and lead teams efficiently. He started his career in the Middle East with American Express where he worked for more than 8 years. There, as a Team Leader in the Financial Service Unit, he supervised the entire MENA region card operation business and got a solid exposure to business verticals in card industry. Currently he is the Vice President of the Financial Control department at Maalem, where he oversees all aspects of Financial Control and Treasury functions for the Group. Prior to joining Maalem, Arun was the Head of Financial Control for Addax Bank for more than three years. With the solid exposure to finance and accounting via experience in investment banking and credit card industry, he aims to fulfill his aspirations by leveraging on his strengths and ensuring overall organizational objectives are met.

Durgesh Purohit*

DOB: 4th June 1975; F.C.A., B.Com., C.S. (Inter) Financial Controller, Pegasus Real Estate, Tel: 17587575; (M):39186707, email:; Has successfully handled the Mortgage, Finance & other matters of Bahrain’s prestigious Projects Abraj Al Lulu, Platinum Tower & Juffair Skyview etc. value of more than 350 million US$.Carries wealth of experience of 15 Years in Finance, Auditing, Projects, Mortgage and Real Estate in BAHRAIN, INDIA, USA, UK and UAE.

Harish Gopinath*

DOB: 20th January 1969; Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1995.
Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), Colorado State, USA, since 2003; Director, KPMG Fakhro; Tel: 1722332, (M)39643703
email:; Employed in the Gulf for the past 15 year and currently working as the head of the Owner Managed Business unit in KPMG Fakhro, Bahrain; The department was set up in 2005 to cater to family companies and small and medium sized companies in Bahrain. Actively involved in the development of entrepreneurs by assisting them in preparing an appropriate business plan/ feasibility report for their upcoming ventures and assisting them in setting up the same. Advising SMEs and family companies in structuring their business and hand holding these companies to the next level. Working closely with Governmental organizations and Development banks on projects for entrepreneurs and SMEs. He has been formally trained in Neuro Lingustic Programming. Interested in philanthropic activities and involved on a personal level.

Hira Khatri*

DOB: 20-10-1958 FCA CFO, Yusif Bin Yusif Fakhro BSC (c), Tel: 17408141, (M): 39188738; email:
Having more than 20 years experience in key management position, served in multiple industry group of companies. Good exposure in Strategic planning and business restructuring, Internal Control System and Performance Monitoring.

Isaac Mathew*

DOB: 14-02-1952; FCA, MBA; General Manager, Algosaibi Travel; Tel: 17212333, (M)39687750; email:
Has been the President of Manama Toastmasters and Vision Advanced Toastmasters. Board Member and Treasurer of Association of Bahrain Travel and Tours Agents. Married with two children. Elder son - employed with Citi Group in the US and younger son student of Sacred Heart School. Wife - teacher in the Indian School. Hobbies – Reading, traveling, snorkeling, spending quality time with family, charity work etc.

James A. Moye*

DOB: 2 November 1965; Chartered Accountant, Australia; Partner – Transaction Advisory Solutions Bahrain; Middle East Asset Management Leader, Ernst & Young Bahrain; Tel:17535455, (M) 36337799; email:;
Experience covers a wide range of industries in a wide variety of consultancy assignments in various areas, including Asset Management, Corporate Finance and Transaction Advisory Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Valuations, Infrastructure Advisory, Restructuring and Transaction Services.

Kapil Kumar Batra*

DOB: 18 August 1970; Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Fraud Examiner(CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Bachelor of Legislative Laws (LLB); Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com); Internal Audit Manager, Batelco
Tel: 17884493, (M)39901701, email: prides himself to have held the flag of Indian CA community high in all the organizations he has worked till now.

Krishna Udeshi*

DOB: 27.09.1963; B.Com., FCA; Finance Director, Overseas Technical Coatings & Services Company (LLC), Saudi Arabia
Tel:+966-38590506 Ext. 111 (M)+966 555 948566 email:;; Chartered Accountant with 20+ years of post qualifying experience gained in the MENA region; Responsible for finance & Accounting, treasury, funds management, procurement, inventory control, HR, administration, IT and quality functions; Also well versed in acquisition assessment, due diligence and investment analysis; Prior to taking up his current assignment in August 2008, Had worked in senior financial roles in Bahrain, Kenya, Dubai, Kuwait and India. Most recently he was General Manager (F&A) for Al Manaratain Company, a leading concrete products manufacturer in Bahrain. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 and has over 22 years of experience in finance. A Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Life Member of Bombay Chartered Accountants Society and a Member of the Bahrain Chapter of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
He is a technology and internet buff in his spare time.

Mani Lakshmanamoorthy*

ACA, FRM, ACII, CISA, CFA Level III candidate; Manager, Arab Insurance Company; Tel: 17544362, Mobile: 39124610;
email:; Past Chairman of BCICAI

Neiljit Guha*

DOB: 4th November 1963; Chartered Accountant; Group Finance Manager, Ahmadi Industries – PEPSI Bahrain
Tel: 17265422, Mobile: 39050084; email:

Nilesh Bhatia*

DOB: 09/04/1966; C.A., C.P.A.; Finance Manager, Sale for Distribution & Communication Company Ltd. (Sale-Co)
Tel: 17728322, (M) 33115154; email:; Certified Public Accountant/Chartered Accountant with over 10 years of senior level accounting, auditing and management experience in large multinationals both in India & the Middle East primarily in the telecom industry, now heading finance of a leading distribution Company dealing in products of a major Telecom operator in Bahrain.

P. Ragunathan*

DOB: 12 May 1978; B.Com., A.C.A; Credit Analyst, Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain B.S.C (c); Tel: 77000375, (M) 39246231

Rajesh Bansal*

DOB: 28.10.1977; ACA,ACS; Head-Accounts & Finance, ICICI Bank Tel: 17221214, (M)36090924; email:
Active contribution to support the business of ICICI Bank in Bahrain which is the largest overseas branch

Rakesh Shah*

DOB: 16th April 1978; ACA, B-Com; Director-Investments, ProCapital Associates W.L.L.; Tel: 17220999; (M): 39104367
email:; An investment banker by profession having completed 8 years in private equity deals, merger and acquisition, business planning, business and equity valuations, advising and structuring investment vehicles for high net worth individuals and corporations and assistance in fund raising by way of equity and debt.

Sameer Jain*

DOB: 7th April 1971; FCA, CIA, CFE, CCSA, ICWA, CFAP; Chief Internal Auditor, M/s Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo B.S.C. (c)
Tel: 17264585, (M)36050725; email:;
Have a good experience of over 15 years in Internal Audit with good companies like:
• Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. (manufacturer of Honda Cars in India)
• Shaw Wallace & Co. Ltd. (2nd largest manufacturer of Liquor & Beer in India)
• Avery India Ltd. (Largest manufacturer of Weighing scales in India)
• A. F. Ferguson & Co. Chartered Accountants, India
• Usha India Ltd.
Have setup Internal Audit Department in Honda Cars as well as E. K. Kanoo.
Completed several investigations involving manipulations, frauds, system lacunae, etc. and thereby benefitting the company by major cost savings and improved internal controls.
Was instrumental in correcting various control issues including the setting up of new systems.

Sandeep Mehta*

DOB: 14/12/1968; CA, L.LB
Senior Manager-Accounting & Finance, Tabreed Bahrain; Tel:17516666 (M)33663220; email:
Worked in various organisation, having working experience in the field of Internal Audit, Accounting, Finance & Administration for over 17 yrs in India, UAE & Bahrain. Have been involved in setting up the systems, policies, procedures and department for various company by creating good team work. Have been very actively involved in ICAI-Abu Dhabi and have been holding various positions in the Executive Committee for over 13 yrs. Certified quality auditor for ISO 9000, ISO 14000 standards.

Sanjib Kumar Mohapatra*

DOB: 22nd July,1972; FCA
Financial Controller and Compliance Officer; Marshalls (Bahrain) Limited; Tel: 17228787, (M) 39081697; email:
Able to double the Revenue during a short span of 3 years. Able to reduce the collection outstanding days from 65 days to 40 days. Able control the expenditure in the normal course of business.
Able to comply the requirements of Central Bank of Bahrain being an authorized Licensee. Able to report HO office at London timely. Able to getting the audit done within one month of Financial Year ending. Able to full filling all the requirements of all Ministries, LMRA, Immigration, GOSI etc. being an authorized signatory for all types of financial and non financial transactions

Sharmila Sharad Shet*

DOB: 24th December 1979; Chartered Accountant(CA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA); Internal Audit Manager, Gulf Union Insurance and Reinsurance Company. BSC(c); Tel: 17255292, (M) 36797832; email:
Joined Gulf union Insurance & Reinsurance Co. in Oct 2005 as Senior Internal Auditor. Since then she has been promoted to audit supervisor, asst Internal Audit Manager and now working as Internal Audit Manager. She is primarily involved in the Internal Audit of the group companies, verifying the compliance to the regulatory authorities (CBB and SAMA) and IT Security Audit.
Prior to joining the group, she was working as Audit executive with N.M.Raiji & Co, one of the leading Audit firm in India where she had handled audits like J P Morgan Chase Bank, J P Morgan Securities India private limited, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, etc.


DOB: 31.03.1960; B.Sc.,F.C.A
Sridhar took over as General Manager of Trafco Group from Jan 2013, after serving the company for 18 years with roles like Finance Manager and Group CFO.A Chartered Accountant by profession,prior to joining Trafco, Sridhar was working in the financial services market of the Bombay Stock Exchange with CIFCO group. 

He has contributed significantly to company’s growth in Sales & Profitability with unfailing efforts and service, revamped the critical area of logistics, sales & finance, acquired a well-rounded range of expertise in managing the affairs of group companies. He is also a part of the Audit Committee, Purchase Committee, IT Steering committee and other committees set up for assessing the performance of the associate companies of Trafco.
Trafco is a leading bahraini shareholding foodstuff company listed in Bahrain Bourse, the pioneers in dry & frozen food industry catering to the households of Bahrain through wholesales, tenders and retail convenient stores. It is the parent company of the group with diversified activities like trading in food products, manufacturing of diary & juice products, water bottling, fresh fruits & vegetables trading and Storage & Logistics.


DOB: 13-05-1963; Chartered Accountant; CEO, Almoayyed International Group, Tel: 17705224, (M): 36075000,
A Chartered Accountant by profession, joined ALMOAVYED International Group (AIG) in the year 1998 as Group Finance Controller and is presently its Chief Financial Officer as well as CEO - International Operations. Apart from financial planning, legal/statutory compliance, and administrative functions of AlG, Srinivasan is responsible for overseas business expansion across the GCC and North Africa. His business acumen has helped the company to rapidly expand its businesses in Qatar and Oman and currently, he is focusing on ALMOAVYED’s foray into Africa.
Srinivasan has more than 15 years of work experience with large and diversified trading / service companies in India, Muscat (Suhait & Saud Bahwan Group & Delta Co. Ltd.) & Jakarta (P.T. Infiniti Indosakti) handling diversified portfolio including strategic planning, financial accounting, budgetary control, risk management, internal audit and taxation.

Suresh Kumar Surana*

DOB: 01.06.1957; Chartered Accountant; Director of Finance, Gulf Hotels Group; Tel: 17746467;(M): 36552777
email:; Started my career in hospitality industry in Mumbai in 1977 while studying as a Chartered Accountant. At that time, audited almost all the five star hotels that existed in Mumbai. In 1981 took up employment with Sun-n-Sand, a 5-star Hotel as a Chief Accountant, before moving to the Kingdom of Bahrain in 1986 where served in various 4-star hotels in the capacity of Financial Controller. Moved to Gulf Hotel in November 1994 as Chief Accountant and held the positions of Financial Controller at Gulf Hotel and Gulf Brands International prior to being promoted to Director of Finance at Gulf Hotels Group in April 2007. Have served the Bahrain Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in the capacity as a Secretary in 2001/2002 and play an active role in the activities of the chapter since inception.

Sushil Kumar Jain*

DOB: Dec 4th 1959; CA, AICWA; Executive Director- Investments, Inovest BSC; Tel: 17155740; (M): 39980747
email:; Led from front in senior positions like CFO, Head of corporate Finance/ Investment, Head of Risk etc. with major financial institutions, Islamic and conventional investment banks and reputed groups in GCC for the past 27 years. Pioneered several innovative investment deals in UK, Germany, US, Hong Kong, Macau, China, India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Austria etc.

G. Venkatarman*

DOB: 08.02.1967; CA, CPA; Manager Outstation Finance, Gulf Air; Tel:17338021, (M) 36460803 email:
In order to prove that Indian CAs can also study western courses and prove that they are equally good in achieving these degrees, Took up the challenge & complete CPA in one go in 2003.
Apart from that 18+ years in varied industries – audit, manufacturing, construction and airline- has definitely boosted my confidence. The level of automation foreseen and achieved in my current job is really worth noting.

K.Kalyana Raman*

Managing Partner, Corporate Consultancy Services, P.O.Box 21937, Bahrain, Chartered Accountant, M.Com, F.C.A, AICWAI, CMA (U.K.) CIA, D.O.B. 4/7/1955, H.Add:Villa No.388, Sehlah, (M)39625870, Married, 2 children, Wife: Gayathri Devi, Janani & Harini (D), Hobbies: Reading, Listening to music,

Ramesh Ramachandran*

P.O.Box 54222, Bahrain. Tel:17246121, Fax:17246141, email: years, Chartered Accountant & Senior Financial Advisor, Managing Director - Binser Software Technologies w.l.l.,Bahrain, Director - Consulting, Vision Business Consultancy w.l.l., Bahrain, Director-Imperial Management Company W.L.L., Bahrain, Managing Partner- Winnerz Academy, Bahrain

Dr. Abdul Latif Jassim Kanoo*

Former Shura Council Member; P.O.Box 2000, Bahrain Tel:17290101, Fax:17310929. Born in 1935, Married, Sons(2) Mohammed & Tariq, early studies in Bahrain and obtained D.I.C from Imperial College, London University, and Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and Ph.D, University of Texas, USA, Honorary Doctorate from INHA University, Republic of Korea. He was the Undersecretary at the Ministry of Housing (1975-1996), held the Chairmanship of the Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company , the Deputy Chairmanship of the Housing Bank in Bahrain and Board Membership of the College of Science, Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain.

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A.G. Shetty*

Chairman - Mysore Restaurant
Tel: 17258066/17261896, Fax:17231489,
P.O. Box: 2703, Manama, Bahrain.

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Abdul Latif E. Al Thawadi

Proprietor, Abdul Latif Ebrahim Al Thawadi
P. O. Box 5866, Manama,
Tel: 17259566/17256529, Fax: 17261048,

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Abdul Majeed

Manager, Behbehani Bros W..L.L.,
P. O. Box 168, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17252488, 17531502/3,
17531550, Fax: 17232329.

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Abdul Saheb Yusuf Sanad

Managing Director,
Tariq Travel & Tours,
P. Add: Bldg. 1477,
Rd. 5339, Blk. 553, Budaiya,
Tel: 17690753,

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Abdulla A. Jabbar Kooheji

MBA, Vice President, A.J.M.Kooheji & Sons,
P.O. Box 74, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17403304,Fax: 17403800,

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Abdul Latif Al Aujan

Ph.D Managing Director, Abdul Latif Al Aujan Group,
P.O. Box 61 & 904, Manama,
Tel: 17223527,Fax: 17223536,

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A. K. Thomas*

B. E.(Mech.), (M)36508877;
D. O. B: 18/02/’47, P. Add: Ayanivilayil,
Karuvatta, Adur, Kerala,

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A.T. Vikas*

Finance Manager, Al Eqtesad Carpentry
& Maintenance Est.
P.O.Box 26830, Manama, Bahrain.
Tel:17552034, Fax:17551550.

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Abraham Jacob

Marketing Manager, (Business Equipment Division), Rouben’s Store, P. O.Box 233, Bahrain.
Tel: 17227770, (M)39466565, Fax: 17226655..

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Achilleas R. Achilleos*

Graduated with Honors degree as
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
Project Manager–PCC Terna Contracting
Company W.L.L. P.O.Box 54368,Manama,Bahrain.
(M): 39473627/36567020;

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Adel Hassan Al A’li

Director, Haji Hassan Group WLL.,
P. O.Box 530, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17551111, Fax: 17552680.

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Adel Naim

Manager- Spare Parts, Mercedes Benz,
Al Haddad Motors. Authorised General Distributor
of Mercedes Benz in Bahrain. P O Box 242, Manama, Bahrain
Tel: 17785999, Fax: 17784477, (M) 36840049;

Adel Hamad Abdulrahman Hamad*

Former Chief Executive Officer - Garmco
(M): 39645277

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Adeyemi O. Sonuga F.C.A.

Chief Financial Officer, Bahrain International Bank (E.C),
Al Salam Tower, P.O. Box 5016, Manama, Bahrain.
Tel:(D)17538460/17538777, Fax:17535141, (M) 39626077,

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Adnan Mahmood Yousif*

Head of Public Relations and Community Service.
Tel: 17545805/17545806, Fax: 17545608.

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Ahmed Abdulla Al Rayes*

Diploma in Journalism, Consultant- Public Relations,
Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co. (ASRY),
P. O. Box 50110, Hidd, Bahrain,
Tel: 17674042 /17671111/17274803,
Fax: 17670236,

Ahmed M. Al Banna*

Former Chief- People Officer-Gulf Air, Bahrain

Dr.Ahmed Alkhuzaie*

Chairman, Aliyahmarie Holding Co. P.O.Box 31770, Budaiya, Bahrain, Tel:17245081, Fax:17245082,; Founder and CEO of Hatchway Entertainment,
the Bahraini born entertainment company that promises to introduce next generation, affordable entertainment to every
home in the Kingdom.

Ahmed Salman Kamal*

Former Shura Council member.
P.O. Box 11517, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17294858, (M): 39680303, Fax: 17689878.

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Ajay T Jinsi*

B. Arch (College of Architecture, Chandigarh, India.)
Managing Director AAA Homes W.L.L.
(M) 39466560, email:

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Ajit Joseph Kolethe*

Director - Commercial Services,
Etisalcom Bahrain W.L.L.
More than 13 years of experience
in the IT, Telecom and ICT industry in Bahrain

Amal Mohamed AlGharibi

Communication Specialist; Gulf Air - Corporate Communication; Tel: +973 17-33-8379; Fax: +973 17 338207
E-mail:; Website:

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Alfredo D’Souza*

B.Sc (Hons) Director, Middle East & India
RathGibson Inc, USA - Bahrain Branch Office;
(M): 36533000, Fax: 17595767.

Alfredo D’Souza*

B.Sc (Hons) Director, Middle East & India RathGibson Inc, USA - Bahrain Branch Office; (M): 36533000, Fax: 17595767
email,, Vice Chairman- Migrant Workers Protection Society, Member of Indian Community Service Committee of the Indian Embassy, Life Member of the Royal Society of St. George, Wife: Neomi D’Souza -Regional Manager - Royal Caribbean Cruises- Arabia, (D): Annalise Alexia, (S): ‘Tiger’ Alexandre

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A.Jalil Al Bakali

Managing Director, Al Bakali General Trading W.L.L. ,
P.O.Box 1455, Manama, Bahrain,

Ali A.Hussain Abbas Mawali*

Senior Public Relations Specialist, Department of Public Relations, Social Insurance Organization since March 2006, P.O.Box: 22028 Muharraq Bahrain, Tel:(R)17340966 – (M)36386208, email:, BSc. (Accounting & Finance). Associated Diploma in Accounting. Associated Diploma (Instrumentation & Control )Civil Engineering Certificate. Specialist of Student Affairs, Public Relations- Student Development Department,University of Bahrain((2001-2006), Accounts Assistant, Shipping Division, International Agencies Co.Ltd.(2000-2001) Bahraini, D.O.B-21st January 1975,Married,Hobbies: Reading, Horse riding,Football.,Social activities, Socializing.

Ali Eid Bokhammas

Chairman, Bokhammas Trading,
P. O. Box 5262, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17716669,Fax: 17715271

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Ali Hassan Abdulla Follad*

B.Com, MBA, Advisor for Handicraft, Ministry of Culture,
P.O. Box 10066, Bahrain, Tel. 17568090, (M): 39637000.

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Ali Hassan Al Ali*

Public Relation Specialist; General Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence,
Ministry of the Interior,
Tel: 17399764, email:

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Ali Moh’d Ali Esmaeel*

B.Sc (Public Relation),Senior Public Relation Specialist General Directorate of Nationality Passports and Residence, Ministry of Interior ,
Tel: 17399777 ext(603);

Andrews Victor*

Chief Sub-Editor, Gulf Daily News. P.O. Box 5300, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17628203, (M)39055677
Fax: 17622141,

Anil Varghese*

General Manager, Zayani Leasing w.l.l, P.O. Box1185,Sitra, Bahrain. Fax: 17704404, 15 years as Group Operations Manager with Europcar Dubai & Northern Emirates .Current position since March 2006. Vice-President- Kottarakara Pravasi Samajam- Bahrain, Married, Wife- Rollin Anil , Children (2)- Kevin Anil Varghese & Keith Anil Varghese

Arthur P. Davey

Partner, Cost Partnership (Gulf), P. O. Box 26122, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17256826, Fax: 17262752

Ashok Vithal Shetty*

Managing Director, Creative Advertising & Promotion Centre
P.O. Box 2346,Manama, Bahrain Tel: 17246488, Fax: 17244035 (M)39622500/39460726, email:, One of Bahrain’s most admired top entrepreneurs, owner of Creative Advertising and Promotions Co. W.L.L, Resident of Bahrain for 30 years, a significant contributor to local community activities, Former Vice President of the Lions Club of Riffa, Senior Chief Executive and Board Member of Bunts Society - Bahrain. One of the Indian Club’s senior member for 27 years. A true philanthropist to all religions without bias.

Aziz Eid Bokhammas

Branch Manager, Bokhammas Establishment, P. O. Box 5262, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17742040, Fax: 17716607.


Managing Director & Principal of Indian Institute for Performing Arts (IIPA), Post-graduate in English Language & Literature.Born in 1962 in Kerala(India) Disciple of the great Maestro of Indian Music Dr.Balamurali Krishna, Married, Wife - Lalitha, Son-Devdutt.

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Proprietor, Al Nafoora Restaurant (Veg)
Tel:17243201,Tel: 17270874,
Chennai Vegetarian Restaurant,
Tel:17229076, Annapurna Restaurant(Veg)
Tel: 17214048, Fax:17233678,

Bashar Mohammed Alhasan*

B. A. (Economics -U.K) ,Deputy Managing Director, Bahrain Gas P.O.Box. 254, Manama, Bahrain ,Tel: 17531121 ,Fax:17532112 ,D.O. B: 23/12/’53, Member: Rotary Club of Adliya, Board Member -Bahrain Family Leisure Co. In the same business since 1979.

Babak Soltani*

Investcorp Bank, P.O.Box 5340 Bahrain, (M)39439431. Previously as Marketing Director, Bahrain Financial Harbour (2004) Bahraini, Obtained BBA & MBA in Accounting and a Master of Science from The University of Texas in Arlington. Started his professional career in 1997 in Dallas, at Boxer Property Management, and returned to to Bahrain in 2000 and worked briefly with Merrill Lynch before joining TAIB Bank E.C., initially in the Financial Control team and later became a member of the Real Estate Investment Department. In 2003, joined ReeMoon BDC WLL, as the Director of Real Estate Advisory in the field of Master Planning to Project Marketing.

Baboo H. Kewalram*

Propriter, Kewalram & Sons , P.O.Box 84, Manama, Bahrain., Tel: 17210617/17210619/ 17213110, Fax:17210627 /17213211,Wife - Radhibai Bhagwandas Bhatia,Children-Nalini Bhagwan Kishore, Jai Kumar Bhagwandas, Vinod Kumar Bhagwandas Bhatia, Anoop Kumar Bhagwandas.

Babu Nair*

Manager, Hassan Habib Abdulnabi, 75 Al Jawahara, Central Market, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17275055, Fax:17271806 (M)39805936, 25 years in Bahrain. Married, one child-Haritha K. Nayar (D), Wife: Deepa K. Nair, Hobbies: Reading, Travelling

Bader Yousif Murad*

Managing Director- Bader Models, Masters in Aeronautical Science -Aviation Aerospace Management (U.S.A.), Previously: Senior Analyst - Fleet Planning, P.O.Box 22628, Muharraq,Bahrain, (M)3960330,Fax:17332622
Wife:Pearl, Zaneta(D),Zenon (S)

Bashir Ahamed*

Gulfsat –Electronics and Trading,P.O.Box 5798, Bahrain Tel: 17229770, (M)39080024

Basim M. Al - Saie*

C.E.O, Installux - Gulf P.O.Box 10229, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17590589, Fax:17591589, B.S (Mechanical Engineering, USA) D. O. B: 15/10/’65, P.Add:P. O.Box 26085, Manama, Bahrain. Hobbies: Skiing, Scuba Diving

Bhagwan L. Asarpota*

Director, P. Haridas Sons Co. W.L.L., Tijjar Avenue, P .O.Box 434, Manama, Bahrain.,
Tel:17223689/ 17223643, Fax:17223648,email:

Binny Thomas*

H.O.D. Prepress, Dar Akhbar Al Khaleej, P.O.Box 5300, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17620111 Extn.481, (D)17628481, (R)17273487,
Fax: 17624312, Wife: Mini and 2 sons -Athul & Rahul

Biju Abraham*

Arab Investment Bank, P.O.Box 5559, Gafool, Bahrain, Tel:17588961, Fax:17588885, (M)39420015, 23 years in Bahrain, Married, Wife-Sarina Children-2 daughters & 1 son

Bob C. Thaker

Managing Director, The National Trading House P.O. Box 372,Manama,Bahrain, Tel:17736363, Fax:17736252,email:thakerb@, website:

Burhan Mohammed

Managing Director, M/s. SANA, P.O. Box 3002, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17644110, Fax:17644177

C. G. Bhatia

Manager, Fluorescent Lumninaires, Al Khajah Establishment & Factories,P.O. Box 8619, Bahrain, Tel:17730811/17730611, Fax:17731340

C.M. Shafi*

B.Sc.(Eng.) M.I.E.,M.I.Mar.E.; Marine Business Manager, Bureau Veritas, P.O.Box 45, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tel:17725010, (R) 17715925, (M)39466128, Fax:17727913. President -TKMCE, -KEEN4-Bahrain Tel:17725734, 17729051, Add:Flat2, Bldg.257, Road 3605, Area 336, Adliya, Bahrain.

C. S. Chandran

Quality Assurance Manager, Maskati Bros & Co. P. O. Box 24970, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17729911, Fax: 17725454.

C. S. N. Premkumar

Chief Engineer, Mazen Al Umran Consulting Engg. P. O. Box 26062, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17713873, Fax: 17712901

Carios D’ Souza

Production Manager, Al Zamil Group of Companies, P. O. Box 285, Manama, Bahrain
Tel: 17253445, Fax:17231803,

Carlton Alexander

Manager - Service/Parts, Mohamed Abdularahman Al Bahar, P. O. Box 5357, Manama, Bahrain.Tel:17728270, Fax: 17727767

Chandersen G. Bhatia

Managing Director, M/s. Gobindram P. Bhatia & Sons W.L.L., P.O.Box 184,Manama, Bahrain.,Tel: 17277755/17230762/17253480,
Fax:17271584/17250055 (M)39655349

Chandrasen N. Gandhi,

Managing Director, M/s. Kavalani & Sons, P.O. Box 71, Manama, Tel: 17228484, Fax: 17737379,

Chetan Dongra*

Finance Manager/Financial Controller (M):36051141 Al Areen Holding Co. BSC (C) Al Areen Head Quarter, Al Areen, P.O.Box 18108,Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel:17838666, Mobile: 36051141, Fax:17836360;

Cherian Mathews*

Director - Operations, Phoenix Creations, P.O.Box 10489, Manama, Tel: 17877111,
Fax: 17877171, Wife - Usha, Hanan(D),email:

Chris Binnion*

Etihad Airways-Manager-Sales Bahrain; P.O. Box 5177, Manama,Bahrain; (T) 17519991; fax: 17533988

Commander David Isaacs*

(Retired) MBA, FAIQ (CII), Retired Naval Officer now working as Senior Consultant, Nexus Financial Services, P.O. Box 20218, Al Matrook Building, Diplomatic Area, Manama, Tel:17511777 Fax: 17530600, (M) 39654196,
Born in Pune, India, Studied at Bishop’s High School, Pune & Madras Christian College, Chennai. Settled in Bangalore. Add: Villa 5, Dawani Garden, Budaiya Highway, email:

D. K. Sinha

B.Sc; AMIIW. In Bahrain for over 23 years, originally joined Yateem Oxygen on Secondment from BOC-India through British Oxygen Company (BOC), UK. Founder President -Bongiyo Samaj Social & Cultural Association. Wife Anita,Ishita(D)

Dalal A. Abdulla *

Sr. Credit Analyst Personal Lending Divisions Standard Chartered Bank. P.O.Box 29 Manama, Tel: 17209443 Fax: 17209405

Deepak B. Karani

Managing Partner, M/s. D.K. Karani & Bros., P.O. Box 229, Manama,Bahrain.Tel: 17294431/17294432/17229432

Dheya Towfiqi*

Managing Director, Dheya Towfiqi Engineering Bureau (DTEB) P.O.Box 15646, Bahrain, Tel:17822006, Fax:17822007,, B.Sc., M.Sc., born on 9/4/’55 in Bahrain, H.Add: 2607, Rd 6262, Block 362, Tel: 17-822006 Married, 3 children Wife:Sawsan Qamber, Children:Nazli,Reem (D) A.Aziz (S), Hobbies:Music, Cooking, Sports

Dilip Bhatia

Managing Director, M/s. Pesti-Proofing Business, P.O. Box 32233, Salmabad, Bahrain.Tel: 17785001, Fax: 17785765

Dilip C. Thaker

Managing Director, The National Trading House W.L.L, P.O. Box 372, Manama, Bahrain.Tel: 17736363, Fax: 17736252
email:; email:

Dilip Kumar Aich

Production Manager, Refreshment Trading Co (Bahrain), P .O. Box 713, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17400588, Fax: 17400645.

Dilip Lakhani

Manager, M/s.Kewalram & Sons, P.O.Box 84,Manama, Bahrain. Tel: 17210617/ 17210619/17213110 Fax: 17210627/
17213211, (M) 39605241

Dinesh Pillay

General Manager, Fakhro Commercial Services, P. O.Box 2200, Manama, Bahrain,

Donya Ahmed A. Aziz Al Wazzan*

Owner & Jewellery Designer; Ahmed Al Wazzan Jewellery, P.O.Box 862, Bahrain Tel:17535231, Fax:17535340

Doris Martin*

Graduate Development Manager & Marketing | Graduate Development Office, Ernst & Young, Bahrain, PO Box 140, 13th Floor, The Tower, Bahrain Commercial Complex, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Bahrain Office: +973 17535455 | Direct Line: +973 17514881 | Fax: +973 17535405 | ;

Douglas Tait

Partner- Banking & Finance, KPMG Fakhro, P. O.Box 710, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17224807/17254807,(R)17641850
Fax: 17227443, D.O.B: 09/25/48, P.Add: 31, Rd.3257, Blk.732, A’ali, Wife-Mary, Children-Lesley, Louise, Member: The Rotary Club of Adliya, Hobbies: Swimming, Soccer, Snooker, Golf, Music

Dr. Amer Al-Roubaie*

Dean, College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Manama, Bahrain. Ph.D. in Economics from McGill University, Previously Professor taught in Malaysia, Canada and the United States, published over 50 papers in journals and chapters in books, wrote a book on Globalization and the Muslim world, attended several international conferences in different countries , interest in in the areas of International Economics, Economic Development, Energy, Islamic Economics, Islamic Banking and Finance, Environmental Economics and Knowledge Management.

Dr. Ebrahim Nassar

Sales Manager, Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Co B.S.C, P. O. Box 1053, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17730073, Fax: 17736924

Dr. Faisal Rasheed Ahmed*

Managing Director, Rasheed Store, P. O. Box 491, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17254053,
Fax:17275186,, D. O.B:19/02/’51, P. Add: Lahore(Pakistan), Married, Children (6), 3 sons & 3 daughters - Mohammed, Mustafa, Ahmed, Nayla, Shazia, Asma, Managing Director - Tropicana Hotel & Winner Sports Trading, Dubai, Mr. Rashid Ahmed (father) started a gifts & photo store by the name Rasheed Store in 1951, Joined father in business in 1980, Hobbies: Reading

Dr. Faisal Saayed Al Zeera*

Former Shura Council Member; P.O.Box 1084, Bahrain; Tel: 17591666,Fax: 17590573.

Dr. Fawzi Abdulla Ameen*

M.B.B.Ch (Cairo-’77), Masters in Family Medicine (Beirut - 1982), Masters in Public Health (MPH- ‘87- U.S.A), Ph.D-U.K.-1998), Asst. Under Secretary for Training & Planing, Ministry of Health. P.O.Box 22118, Bahrain,Tel: 17284060 Fax: 17330555, e-mail:,, D.O.B: 30-03-’55, P. Add: Villa 40, Avenue11, Block 226, Busateen, Muharraq, Married, Children (3), Bader & Khaled (2 sons), Dalal (D), In Bahrain since birth, Member: Bahrain Red Crescent Society, Bahrain Medical Society, Hobbies: Music , Swimming & Gardening

Dr. John Panackel*

Consultant, BTI, P.O.Box 33090, Bahrain. Tel: 39963855. M.Sc in Organic chemistry from Kanpur University, India. MBA from Texas University, USA. Ph. D from Texas University, USA. Lecturer in Chemistry, Wilson College, Mumbai ( 1973-75) - Reservations Ticketing Manager, Gulf Air ( 1976-1997) - Manager – Training, Qatar Airways ( 1997-2002) - Director – Charisma Counselling Centre, Cochin ( 2002-2005) - Head – Training & Development, Baisan Institute of Hospitality Management, Bahrain ( Currently) - Author of 8 Books in Personality Development Series - Recipient of 2 awards of excellence in presentation skills and social work

Dr. Krishan Kishore Mathur*

Ph.D in Business Administration, Masters in Business Administration, B.E (Mechanical Engineer). Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director- Ahmed Mohammed Amin Alkhaja & Sons Group, Al Amin Contracting & Maintenance W.L.L & Al Amin Shades W.L.L. P.O.Box 707 Manama, Tel: 17727559/ 17720599, (M) 39609570; Fax: 17728227., D.O.B.29-08-1957 born in Rajasthan(India), Add: 4/48 S.F.S, Mansarovar, Jaipur (Rajasthan) India, Chairman-Mathur Associates W.L.L., Fellow Institution of Engineers (India) Bahrain Chapter, Member-International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA), Member – The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member-American Welding Society, New York & Qualified Welding Inspector, Honorary Vice-Chairman- Indian School-Bahrain (2002-2005), President of Lions Club (2005-2006) Manama, Bahrain, President Kayastha Sabha (2003-2004 & 2008-2009) Bahrain, Member, Bahrain India Society. Hind Ratan Award (New Delhi,India,2009),Glory of India Award (London-2010), Awarded as “Man of the Year 2001” by the American Biographical Institute Board of International Research,
Awarded as the “President’s Scout” by the President of India in 1972, Certified as Lead Auditor of ISO 9001-2007. National General Certificate on Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH), Leicester (U.K) in the year 2000.

Dr. Rasha Shaker Abdul-wahab

Associate Professor in Computer Science, College of Mathematics and IT , Ahlia University. Ph.D from University of Technology, Baghdad/Iraq, published several papers reflecting diverse research interests spanning Evolutionary Algorithm, and Data mining to E-Leaning, Knowledge Management. In addition to teaching assignments, supervising dissertation at both Ph.D and Master levels. interested in research activities, mainly in the area of Knowledge Discovery and Evolutionary Techniques.

Durra A. Rahim M.Salman*

Accounts Relationship Manager,Taib Bank, Diplomatic Area, P.O.Box 20485, Manama, Tel: 17533186/17533334

E.V. Rajeevan*

P.B.No. 11320, Desert Scan, TV Anchor , (M): 36668639, Fax: 17271799

Essa Abdulla Moosa

Sole Proprietor, Prosperity Trading & Contracting Est., P. O. Box 998, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17730001/17731530,
Fax: 17732339.

Essa Ahmed Abdulla*

Manager, Delmon Travel Agency, Qualification: Ticketing and Reservations,Married,Children(3)
Hobbies: Fishing and Swimming, In travel business for over 20 years.

Essa Jassim Sayyar*

MBA (University of Hull), P.O.Box 18622 Bahrain Tel: 17626484 (M): 39635334,Birth: 1956, Married, Children (2) Previosly: Teacher - Ministry of Education (1977-’81). Labour Relations officer- Bahrain Airport Services (1981-1983), Social Researcher - Executive Bureau Council of Ministers,Labour and Social Affairs, Gulf Co-operative Council (1983-’88), Secretary to the Board of Directors - Bahrain International Bank (1988-1991), Member: Bahrain Sociologist Society, Bahrain International Mobility Centre, Bahrain Scouts Society, Al Hala Club, Ex - Board Member - Bahrain Swimming Association, Bahrain Society for Training & Human Resources Development, Awardee of ‘A Pioneer Volunteer’ award (1987), & ‘Best Executive 1998’ award by Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs.’Best Dissertation’ award by University of Hull (1998)

Essam Ateya Al Hayki

Chief, Human Resources & Admin. Services;Human & Financial Resources Directorate; Civil Service Bureau, P.O.Box 1066, Manama, Bahrain,; Tel:17364444, Fax:17811927

Faisal Ahmed Zayani

Chairman, Zayani Computer Systems, P. O. Box 5918, Manama, Bahrain Tel: 17732272, Fax: 17735884, P. Add: House. 1279, Rd. 161, Jasra. 1001, Tel: 17611919(R), Wife- Fairouz, Children- Sarah, Hala, Alia, Member: The Rotary Club of Sulmaniya, Hobbies: Tennis, Music, & Reading

Faisal Hassan Jawad*

CEO, Jawad Business Group, P.O.Box 430, Manama, Bahrain,Tel: 17253032, Fax: 17273866. P. Add 1, Jawad Gardens. 1318, Rd. 1814, Barbar 518, Tel: 17692564, Married, Children- Kareem, Jameel, Jawad, Sophia, Member: The Rotary Club of Salmaniya, Hobbies: Tennis, Swimming, Camping, Skiing, Sailing

Fareed Ahmed

Sales Manager, Bahrain Light Industries Co. B.S.C. P. O. Box 26700, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17830222/17830388, Fax: 17830399.

Fatema E. Ahmed*

Public Relations Specialist, , P.O.Box 5, Manama, Bahrain.Tel: 17545971, Fax:17533974,,
Born on 13-10-1983, Bahraini, Single, Graduated in Mass Communication and Public Relations from the University of Bahrain (2007) on a scholarship from the Ministry of Education(2002), Personal Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer at Gulf Holding Company (Feb 2007- April 2007), Public Relations Specialist at Ministry of Works since Nov 2007. Proficiency in Web Designing, Designing programs & Programming languages. Special skills in Good Team Work, Communication and Presentation skills in Arabic & English,Organizing Exhibitions, Conferences and any kind of events.Hobbies:-Shopping, Fashion Designing Decoration, Drawing and Painting, Helping poor people,Writing stories and poems, Surfing the Web,Volunteer work & Social activities.

Fawaz Ebrahim Mohamed Al Zayani *

Managing Director, Fawaz Al Zayani Group of Companies ,P.O.Box 20500, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17274472, 17274427/17715252, Fax:17276672, email:, D.O.B:1950, P.Add: Villa 72, Bani Otbah Avenue, Manama 326. Married, Children: Rasan, Mariam, Abdulla, Abdul Wahab

G.K. Nair*

Managing Director, M/s. Mayuri Fashions, P.O. Box 2807, Manama,Bahrain.

G. Sentahamarai Kannan*

M.Sc., B.Ed., D.M.,D.M.R.I.T., (Nuclear Medicine Division), Radiology Department, Salmaniya Hospital, Bahrain., Tel: 17284017, D.O.B: 07-06-’66, P.Add: 36, Pattaraivakkom Road, Varadarajapuram, Ambattur, Chennai - 53, India., Married, One Child, Previously: Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Cancer Institute, Chennai, Member: Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Hobbies: Table Tennis.

Gautam Toolsidas*

Vice President, Wealth Management Services,
Tel:17584202, Fax: 17588504 (M): 39944109, email:

Geethakrishnan M.R.

System Consultant, Science & Industry Division, P.O.Box 584, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17727177, (R)17720832, (M)39451476,

Geevarghese Suresh*

Managing Director, Trans Bahrain W.L.L., P. O. Box 1103, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17243857, Fax:17257948, (M)39467569, D. O. B: 13/11/’53, P. Add: Thuruthiyil House, Cheppad. P. O, Alappuzha Dist, Kerala, S. India., Wife - Mercy, Children- Sumesh, Sumetha In Gulf: 20 Yrs, Member: Bahrain Marthoma Parish, Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam, Indian Fine Arts Society, Indian Club, Hobbies: Reading, Sports, Travelling.

George Mathew, Dr.*

Projects & Financial Control, National Imports & Exports Co.BSC; P O Box 1080, Manama, Bahrain.Tel:17535005,Fax:17533436;; Chairman -Bahrain Malayalee Business Forum, President -Friends of Pathanamthitta

George M.V*

Manager (Businessman), B.Com & I.T.I., Mubarak Al Maghribi Welding Workshop, P.O.Box 21547, Manama, Tel:17789854,
Fax: 17789854, (M)39900128, born on 15-5-’59, Add: Flat 2, Bldg 368, Block 311, Road 1114, Manama, Married, Children-2, Ashley & Anita (D) Wife: Alice. Deals in all types of steel fabrication and wrought iron works

George T. Iype*

M.Com., MBA, Director Texas Technical Services. P.O. Box 113302, Manama, Bahrain Tel: 17789555, Fax: 17789666, Dir:
17785523 (M) 3952908 email: General Manager-Sunday International ,
P.O. Box 113302, Manama, Bahrain; Tel: 17789000 Fax: 17789666 email:

George Williams*

Editor-in-chief Gulf Daily News and Gulf Weekly; E-mail:
Married to Barbara with two children, Scarlett and Georgia. Born in Wigan, England,educated at Ashby-de-la-Zouche and Kettering Grammar schools before joining the Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph and then on Coventry Evening Telegraph, Birmingham Post and Evening Mail, and the Evening Standard and then to Bahrain. His interests include English literature, postal history, contemporary jazz, tennis, good food and fine wine,completed 30 years in the Gulf

Gerard M. Fernandes (Gerry)*

Chairman -Rhine Resources P.O. Box 60089, Manama, Bahrain. Tel: 17180535, Fax: 17180355,email:,

Gopi Nambiar*

Chief Accountant, Bahrain Jewellery Centre,P.O.Box 69, Manama, Bahrain,Tel: 17535092, Fax: 17535097,(M)39912039,

Harinder Lambah

Director (Projects), M/s.M.R.S. Fashions W.L.L. M/s. EPIC Designers Ltd. M/s. Must Garment Corp Ltd,Add: Building No. 1215, Road, 3928, East Riffa 939, Bahrain., P.O. Box 37318, East Riffa, Bahrain. Tel: 17763214 (D)/17768100 Ext. 223, Fax: 17760620, (M)39420535,

Harish Sewani

Manager, M/s. Aswaq Al Awafi, P.O. Box 11568, Manama, Bahrain; Tel: 17294881, Fax: 17291372

Hasan Al - Mahal

Business Consultant, Mantech Computer Service W.L.L., P.O.Box 20489, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17735225/17731717,
Fax: 17735095/17735551, email:mantech1@

Hasan Mansouri

Owner, Hasan Mansouri, P. O. Box 5185, Manama, Bahrain,Tel:17728144/17728144 (D)17830100/17593593, Fax: 17729976, Plant hire, fabrication, structural steel supply & erection, construction, accommodation, villas, flats.

Hassan Al Baluchi

Director, M. H. Baluchi & Sons; P.O.Box 5840, Manama, Bahrain,Tel: 17275220, Fax: 17270698,D. O. B: 22/06/’90, P. Add: 515, Blk. 208, Muharraq, Tel: 17345990 Married, Wife - Hind, Children-Mohammed , Abdulla, Member: The Rotary Club of Adliya, Hobbies: Sports and Fishing.

Hemant C. V. Patel*

Chairman - Chunilal Purushottam & Co., P. O. Box 4, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17210738 Fax: 17210750

Hemant Joshi

Group Finance Manager ,M/s. Abdulla Ahmed Nass Group,P.O. Box 669, Manama, Bahrain, email:aanass,; Tel: 17725522/17725729, Fax: 17728184 (M)39607361, website:

Hisham Al Shehabi

Partner, Intec, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17725252, Fax: 17729005

Hussain M. Safar*

Owner, Shuffti Store, BAB Al-Bahrain Bldg.,P. O. Box 1213, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17253969, Fax: 17240189, (M) 39683311, Airport Customs, Bahrain(1971), Retired as Chief Customs Officer, Established Current Business in 1971, Married, Children: Sawsan(D), Adnan(S), Abeer (D) Member: The British Club, Al Ahli Club, Bahrain Club, Muharraq Club, Hobbies: Cooking and Swimming

Hussain Ahmed Al Shamlan

General Manager, Abdul Latif Al Aujan Group, P.O. Box 61 & 904, Manama, Tel: 17223527, Fax: 17223536 D.O.B: 04/01/’45, P. Add: 1427, Rd. 5339, Blk. 553, Budaiya, Tel: 17692543, Married, Wife- Weddad, Children- Manal, Taha, Noora, Ahmed, Member: The Rotary Club of Adliya, Hobbies: Football, Tennis, Reading, Travel.

Hussain M. Almahdi

BSc.,MBA, MSc., President, Gulf Global Consultancy Co., Office No.11, Building No. 1327, Road 525, Block 305, Manama, P.O.Box 30072, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: (O)17212212, (M)39639997, Fax:17225866,, Economic Marketing and Public Relations Consultancy, Professional Translation, and University Services.

Ibrahim A. Al Hamer

Managing Director, Motive Business Consulting & Solutions, Manama Centre, Entrance No.4, Suit 43, P.O. Box 3016, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17223944, Fax: 17228544, (M):39611000,Email:

Indu P. Bhatia*

Managing Director, M/s. Raymond’s, Kumar’s, P.O. Box 5162, Manama, Bahrain.(M) 39626944,
Tel: 17253566(D)/17250970/ Fax:17230841,

Ismail Khonji

Managing Director, Ismail Khonji Associates, P.O.Box 72, Manama, Bahrain Tel:17714463,Fax:17712292, P. Add: Al Bustan Gardens, House 915, Rd. 2928, Al Markh.529, Tel: 17691489(R), Married, Children- Nader, Alia & Samir, Member: The Rotary Club of Salmaniya, Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Swimming

Jacob Samuel*

B.A(History),Hotel Management/
Travel Management,IATA Licensed instructor, Senior Instructor, BTI. (M) 39046158 D.O.B: 03/05/’54, Working Bahrain Training Institute, Ministry of Education as Senior Instructor. Previously: IATA-UFTAA Course Consultant & Senior Lecturer - Travel & Tourism, Ex-Kerala State Junior/Senior AthleticsChampion, played key role in training Bahraini Nationals sponsored by the Ministry of Labour to take up travel jobs, attended UNIDO’s ‘Train the Trainer’s Programme’, trained Travel Agents, Airlines- Bahrain Airport Services- Civil Aviation Affairs’ Staff and Novices to International Standards, P.Add: S/O Late M.C.Samuel, M.C.S Rubbers, Tholicode P.O. Trivandrum 695547, Kerala, India, Wife- Premu Korulla, Reshmi Jacob (D), Member: Institute of Travel & Tourism (U.K), Hobbies: Meeting

Jaffar A. W. AlMansoor

Chartered Accountant -U.K., Manager - Finance & Administration , BMMI, P. O. Box 828, Bahrain, Tel: 17735777, (R) 17414888, Fax: 17731186, email:, D. O. B: 31/07/’62, Wife - Sawsan Humaidan, Children - Rawan AlMansoor & Hisham AlMansoor, Previously: Batelco (Finance Division) Member: Rotary Club of Salmaniya, Bahrain International Seafarers Society, Hobbies: Soccer, Travel.

Jalal Abdulla Al-Alawi

Propreitor, Safa’a Contracting & Trdg. Est P. O.Box 5756, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17770052, Fax:17779362, Importers of
building materials

Jalil Malik*

Director, Nawab Jewellers, 259, Al Hadrami Road, P.O.Box 2743, Manama, Bahrain.
Tel: 17277064, (M)39469669, Fax: 17277064

Jameel Yousif Ahmed Al Ghanah*

Managing Director- Al Ghanah Contracting Est. P. O. Box 2510, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17722333, Fax:17722233, Graduated in Wood Designing and Carpentry Works, Tel: (R)17402279, (M): 39608111, D. O. B: 07/01/’55, P. Add: Villa No. 225, Road No. 5908, Zinj 359, Bahrain, Wife: Najiya Khadim Hussain Al Qaidoom, Children- Mohammed, Abdulla, Mahmood, Fathima and Yousif,Member: Diners Club, Hobbies: Travelling, music.

James Mohan Kanjoor*

Manager-Bahrain Branch Giffin Graphics
P.O.Box 54075 Manama Bahrain. Tel: 17723272 Fax: 17723727 (M) 39463572; email:

Jassim Moh’d Es’shaqi*

MSc in Project Engineering Management from Lancaster University, UK., Chief Executive Officer – Paramount Properties & Facility Management Co. W.L.L (Subsidiary of Tameer – Bahrain). D.O.B: 01-09-1965, with vast experience in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Aluminum Smelter and Aviation, an active member with ASME since 1999. email:

Jayan Menon*

Master of Business Administration, Operations Manager-Techno Blue Trading Co (A Group Concern of AL HAWAJ - Exclusive distributors for SAMSUNG home appliances and Consumer Electronics), P.O.Box: 891, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17233240 /17686023, Married, Wife: Anjitha Menon, Son: Abhishek Menon (7 yrs)

John Iype*

Construction Manger, Comsip Al A’ Ali W.L.L.,
P. O. Box 26949, Adliya, Bahrain., Tel: 17773006 /17755527, Fax: 17770045, email:, (M)39455587/17261718(R)In Bahrain since 1973,Founder member and current President of Mavelikkara Association,Hon. President of Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam 2005-06,General Secretary of Coordination Committee of Indian Associations (CCIA) (2005-06),Chief Convener of Bahrain Councilors Forum (under the aegis of the Indian Embassy and YMCA Bahrain), Construction Convener of St.Mary’s Orthodox Church Building (2001-03),Member of the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Diamond Jubilee Building Committee, Co-ordinator of LMRA and Indian Embassy during amnesty period. Also Local Help Team Member,ICRF Volunteer,an active member of the Open House of Indian Embassy in helping and solving problems of Expat Employees of all the community, Winner of the “PRAVASI PRATHIBHA AWARD 2008” given by Community Leadership Foundation

John Menezes*

Proprietor,Vrindavan Restaurant, P.O.Box 15399, Isa Al Kabeer Avenue, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 272320/234454, (M) 39612827, Specialists in Punjabi, Moghalai, Chinese, & South Indian.

Johnny D. Thekkineth*

Finance Manager, House of Travel, P.O.Box 565, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17217070, Fax:17216216 , e-mail:, P. Add: Thekkineth House, Angamally Kerala,

Joseph Thomas*

M.A., B.Ed, Director, The Asian School, P.O.Box 1143, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 722886,Fax: 720207, D.O.B: 11/2/46, Peediakal House Marangattupilly. P.O.,Kottayam, Kerala,India.Wife-Elizabeth Joseph,Daughter-Lovy ,Son-Timmy., Member : The Indian Club,Bahrain.Hobbies: Reading, Previously worked as a College Lecturer (English) in India, and as Principal of a Public School,Nagaland, (India).

Joseph Moussa*

(Electro- Mechanical Engineer), Director , Yateem Commercial Co. W.L.L.P. O. Box. 60, Manama, Bahrain,Tel: 17253177, Fax: 17250483, P. Add: Lebanon, Member: Rotary Club of Manama, Hobbies: Car Racing, Rallies, Tennis and Boating. Since 1973 in Bahrain, Earlier worked as Air Conditioning Engineer in Lebanon ( 7yrs), Managing Director- Yateem Airconditioning Dubai Branch. Present position (From 1973

Joshua Mathew Poyanil*

Born in 1962, B.E. in Mechanical Engineering and MBA in Operations Management from India. Started his career in 1985 in the Ghubrah Power & Desalination Plant (Sogex-Oman)before joining the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC) in 1997.


General Manager, Abdul Nabi Construction Est.Trading, Mechanical & Civil Construction
P.O. Box: 22011, Muharraq, Bahrain. Tel:17341211, (M)39650967, Fax:17345865

Karim Mansouri *

Managing Director, Hasan Mansouri (Sole Proprietor) and M&I Construction W.L.L.,P.O. Box 5185, Manama, Tel: 17728144, email: ,, DOB: 04 July 1958, B.S. Industrial Engineering, M.B.A. Management, BS in Management , Member :American Institute of Industrial Engineers - American Management Association - Bahrain Management Society - American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain - American College of Sports Medicine - Bahrain Society of Engineers, Hobbies:- Spear fishing, tennis, racquetball, squash, windsurfing, water skiing, private pilot, scuba diver.Married and has a daughter.

K.P John*

(Managing Director) Sahar Restaurant.W..L.L;Umm Al Hassam

K.P John*

(Managing Director) Sahar Restaurant.W..L.L;Umm Al Hassam

Kalham Abdulla Y. Zainal

Businesswoman, Provoque Boutique
P.O.Box 2225, Bahrain, Tel:17580051, Fax:17625877,

Khaled Mohd Alkhayat*

Director, Corporate Communications, Tharawat Investment House.
Tel: 17560777, 17560789, (M): 39681000;

Khalid Hussain Al Maskati*

Deputy Chairman, Maskati Bros & Co. B.S.C.(C)P.O. Box 24, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel:17729911, Fax:17725454, email:, B.A (Business Administration & Industrial Management) born on 23rd Jan 1959, in Manama Bahrain, Married, Wife:Mrs. Bernadette Mary Meade Al Maskati, Children- Hussain(S)& Rania(D), email:

Khalid M.A.Rahim*

Chairman & C.E.O-Cebarco WCT,KAR Grp,WCT,& Cebarco WLL Cebarco Bahrains SP, P.O.Box 28812,Riffa, Bahrain.,Tel:17722237, Fax:17722001, Born in Bahrain (1962), Education in Bahrain & U.S.A, Married, 3 children,Nouf,Dalal, Mohammed

Khalid Shaheen Sager

Director, Awal Products, P. O. Box 741, Manama, Bahrain ,Tel:17456400, Fax: 17456444, email: D. O. B: 14/02/’56 Tel: 17694143 (R), Wife- Nahad, Children - Yasmeen, Nawaf, Talal, Member:The Rotary Club of Adliya, Hobbies: Reading

Khalifa Sanad Rashid*

Manager; Masters Degree (Mechanical Maintenance) UK
Working for J.P.T.S. Oil field Services, 21st Floor,Al Moayyed Tower,Bahrain, P.O.Box: 33443, Bahrain Tel:17566745,(M): 39445531,email : Previously as Supt Mechanical Maintenance Rodding, for Aluminum Bahrain since 1973, as Senior Export Sales Manager for Wheelabrator Group LTD.United Kingdom

Koshy John

Senior Manager - Administration, Al Hilal Enterprises Co., P.O.Box 20575, Sehla Road, Bahrain, Tel: (O) 17590006, Fax: 17591329, Other Divisions: Al Hilal Properties & Investments, Al Hilal Trading (Building & Industrial Materials), Al Hilal Transport & Clearing, Al Abraaj Restaurants.

D. Mitra *

Dept. Manager-Contracting, BANZ Trading & Contracting W.L.L, Manama, Bahrain,Tel : 17738817/(M) 39765800,Fax : 17730746

Khalil Alsharif

Chairman, Bahrain Workshop Company WLL. P O.Box 404,Manama, Bahrain,Tel: 17253289, Fax:17263228P. Add: House. 82, Adilya Avenue, Adilya. 334 Tel: 17-727241, Married, Wife - Shuhra, Children - Dana & Ahmed, Member -The Rotary Club of Salmaniya, Hobbies: Jogging

Kumar Gandhi

Managing Director, M/s. World Exchange Centre W.L.L.,P.O.Box 5036, Manama, Bahrain. Tel:17211123/17211900, Fax:17210979, (R): 17210830, email:

Kumar P.*

Manager, Accounts Department,
Bahrain Kuwait Insurance, P.O.Box.10166, Tel: 17542222, 17542147, Fax: 17530799, (M):39862030, (R):17594172, email:

K.P. Joseph*

Press Photographer,Akhbar Al Khaleej,Language: Arabic, Frequency: Daily ,Classification: Newspaper,Published by Dar Akhbar Al Khaleej Press & Publishing House, P. O. Box 5300, East Riffa 941, Bahrain. Tel: 17620111, Fax: 17621566

Khalid Abdulla AlQuod*

Chairman, Prince Event & Management, P.O. Box: 38836. (M)36006665, an Entrepreneur and Public Relations expert now having his own Events Management Company;(Prince Events Managements and events consultancy).Khalid has a Bachelor Degree in Business
Administration (B.B.A) from Arab Academy for Sciences, Technology and Maritime Transport –Egypt. Diploma in Business Computing and Business Studies from Bournemouth Computer and Technology Centre UK, a Certified Event Manager (CEM) from the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA).Founder Member of Bahrain CSR society (under establishment) and Arab Union CSR society (under establishment) and a Member of International Coach Federation, Bahrain Quality Society, Bahrain Management Society, BSTD and many more societies. He is the recipient of many Awards at the community and regionally as well with the Toastmasters Division & District level – Toastmasters of the year(2007) ,Outstanding Toastmaster Award for Division C(2008), Division Governor of the year (2009), Marketing Excellent Award from Toastmasters International (2010).

Kunju Mohammed*

Manager, Classic Trading Centre Round About -Bab-Al-Bahrain, P.O. Box 1492, Manama,Bahrain,Tel: 17213752, Fax: 17228134 email:

Latif Bint Abdulla Al- Khalifa

Owner, Bon Bon Chocolate P.O.Box 28817, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel:17581222, Fax: 17581333

M. E. Easo

Commercial Manager , Al - Zamil Commercial Division, Al Zamil Group of Companies, P.O.Box 285, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17253445/ 17257603/ 17262307, Fax: 17231803.

M.E. Varghese*

Managing Director, Jamar Trading Co. W.L.L.P.O. Box: 32183, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17681878, Fax: 17685139, (M)39926599 Email:

M. T. Mathews*

CEO & DIrector Almoyyed Contracting. P.O.Box 32232, Bahrain, Tel: 17400407,
(M) 39678111, Fax: 17400396, P.Add: Mannil House, T.C.11/1566, Pulladu, Kerala, Married, Daughters(3)- Anitha Mathews, Anju Mathew, & Aasa Mathew, Previously: Service Manager, In Gulf: 40 years.

Madhavan Kallath*

Managing Director, Kallath & Company, Bahrain.Tel: 17560419,
B.Com.(Hons)LL.B, F.C.S , Former Co-ordinator(Information and Public Relations Dept), Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry, e-mail:, in Bahrain since 1993, In the present position since 1995, Worked as Company Secretary in Bombay (1988-’92), D.O.B: 05-11-’49, Wife: Girija, Rahul (S), & Rashmi (D), Member - Indian Club, President - Lions Club of Bahrain.

Martin Waduge*

P.O. Box 15560, Adliya, Kingdom of Bahrain. Mobil: +97336699756, E-mail: Graduated from, Sri Lanka School of Agriculture, Kundasala, Sri Lanka. (1974), Diploma in Marketing & Business Management at the Open University of Sri Lanka, Ruhuna (1992), Graduated from Haggai institute, Hawaii-Maui, (2005). Landscape/Irrigation/Horticulture Services Coordinator, Consultant; with huge background in designing, planning, design-supervision, project financial monitoring, project-managing, coordinating, constructing,and maintaining of projects of any capacity in the Landscape sector. Specialist in Plant production Nurseries.

Mahendra Bhatia*

Managing Director,Evergrow International Company P.O.Box 175, Manama, Bahrain; Tel:17212105,Fax:17212137,

Mahendra V. Shah*

Chief Accountant, A.M. Yateem Bros, P.O.Box 60, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17225450, Fax: 17223749, (M)39678592, Manager of Yateem Filling Station

Manal Rashid Al Zayani*

Owner, Imagination & Flower Shop ,P.O.Box 20422, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel:17580334 Fax: 17580334/17401124

Manoj Bhatia*

P.O.Box 2509, Kingdom Of Bahrain. Tel.-17737077 Mobile: 36527365, Fax-17735077, E-Mail
Bachelor of Science; Based in Bahrain is for over hundred years. First arrived to Bahrain in 1956 and done primary education at The Indian School Bahrain. Later left for India in 1960 for further studies and returned to Bahrain in 1971 to join the family business. Founder Director Falcon Trading, Bhatia Technical Services Co. W.L.L., Committee Member of Hindu Cremation Ground Bahrain., Thattai Hindu Mercantile Community Bahrain. Board Member of Industrial Committee a sub-committee with Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry., Chairman of the Board of Director Slingtek W.L.L., Chairman and Managing Director of the Board of Director Naraina Holdings Company W.L.L. Committee Coordinator of Bahrain Asian Traders Committee under the Chairmanship of Mr. Othman Sharif with Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Vice-Chairman of Indian Community Relief Fund Bahrain. Under the Patronage of H.E. The Ambassador of India to Bahrain.

Mansoor A. Al-Fardan

Head of Commercial Agencies, Ministry of Commerce, Directorate of Agencies & Industrial Property, P.O. Box 5479, Bahrain, Tel: 17531531, 17522929, (M)39660023

Mansoor A. Al-Fardan

Head of Commercial Agencies, Ministry of Commerce, Directorate of Agencies & Industrial Property, P.O. Box 5479, Bahrain, Tel: 17531531, 17522929, (M)39660023

Manu Joseph*

Manager Non Resident Indian Business Global Consumer Banking,Citibank, N.A. PO Box 548. Mobile: 39901466 Email:

Marwa Al Mosawi*

Etihad Airways-Marketing Assistant; 5177, Manama, Bahrain; Tel: 17519988, Fax: 17533988;

Mathew Joseph*

Sales & Marketing Manager; Gulf Memrane & Coating Industries W.L.L. P.O. Box: 10266, Manama, Bahrain, (M)39407393, Tel: 17770019, Fax: 17774450/17830233, email:,

Mazin Al - Shehabi

Managing Director, Mazin Computer Centre, P.O.Box 2292, Manama, Bahrain,
Tel:17244544,Fax: 17243278, (M)39604442,

Moh’d Al-asfoor*

Founder, M.A. Ventures, P.O Box 5643, Media Village Bahrain,Tel:17594459, Fax:17593844

Mohamed Abdulla Al Mannai*

Former Shura Council Member.
P.O. Box 295, Tel: 17533176
Fax: 17533177

Mohanned K. Al-Anni*

General Director- Financial & Administrative Affairs, Al Haekma International School.
Graduate from Bentley University, Massachusetts, USA in Economics & Finance (1992-1995) and Business & Administration, University of Bahrain (1990-1992).
A result oriented professional with over 2 decades of proven success in Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Statutory Compliance with various entities in Bahrain & abroad. Extensive experience in conceptualizing and implementing financial procedures, working capital management, profit monitoring & building internal financial controls. A Pro-active decision maker with excellent entrepreneurial skills gained through driving organisational growth for conducting strategic planning and execution for realising organisational goals. A keen communicator with honed problem solving and analytical abilities.

Mohammed Abbas Isa Mahdi*

Senior Specialist for PR, Ministry of Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planing,DOB -11/08/1981, Bahraini, Married, P. Address: Villa 2014, Road 2731, Sar 527, (M)39216151, (T)17790980,email: Graduated in Public Relations and information from the University of Bahrain (1999-2004) & Diploma in Computer (2000-2001).Started his career as a trainee at “Platinum International” & Basma travel agency.(2002), at the Bahraini parliament in the Public Relations and Information Section(2003), as editor in Alwasat newspaper on part time. At current position since 9/4/2005. Special skills include Journalism, ability to conduct Research and Study, Well versed in Arabic & English. Hobbies are reading, playing football & writing.

Mohammed Moizuddin Khan*

General Manager, (M)39156472; Oscar Travel & Tours, P.O. BOX - 5624 Manama, Kingdom Of Bahrain
Gudaibiya Off Tel:17714500 / Fax-17710512 Sitra Off Tel:17731732 / Fax-17730310, Manama Off Tel:17250200 / Fax-17272929

Mohammed Jassim Ali Bin Ali*

Media Specialist, Public & International Relations Directorate, Electricity & Water Authority,P.O.Box 2, Bahrain. Tel:17546744,Fax:17541182, (M)39411955/36052992

Mohan A.Devaiah*

Biomedical Engineer, Medical Equipment Directorate, Ministry of Health since 1980, Tel:(O)17285319,(R)17256842, (M)39082664. & Specialized in fire control equipment, battlefront sighting instrument, biomedical equipments. Served as Electrical & Mechanical Engineer in Indian Army- (Jun 1967 - Nov 1979 ). Married, wife-Susheela Mohan, (sister-in charge, Accident & Emergency Department, Salmaniya Medical Centre, Bahrain). Children:- Seema, Yuga, Vedha, Krishi, Former President, Kannada Sangha, Bahrain (1995-97)& (1999-2001), Former Membership Secretary-Co-ordination Committee of Indian Association, Bahrain (1995-1996).

Mohan Josiah*

B.Sc. Engg., M.I.E,(Chartered Engineer- Civil), P.O. Box 138, Bahrain, Tel. 39649083, Current Positions: Head of Property Projects & Services, Gulf Air, Bahrain., President, The Indian Club, very active in

Mohan Pillai*

General Manager, Regent Palace Hotel. PO box 11717, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: 17716888/17717420 ; Fax: 17715445. (M)39818730/36780741

Mohan V. V.*

B.Sc, General Manager, Trass International Construction, Tel: 17786432, (M): 39608559,
Fax: 17786326, P.O.Box 32314, Isa Town, Bahrain, Past President of Toastmasters’ Club, Assistant General Secretary, Indian Club,In Bahrain for the past 21 years. Actively involved in various cultural and social organisations.

Mohd Hassan Al Gilldary*

Head of Public Relation Section; Tel: 17399765 Fax: 17532049;; General Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence, Ministry of the Interior

Ms.Masuma Ahmedi*

Partner / Photographer, 3D Photography & Wedding Services, Tashan, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel:17400228, (M)39235953, Education: Isa Town Girls Commercial High School. Professional experience 2006 - 2008 Self-employed, Photographer 2005: Glamour Shot Studio Reyadh, KSA, Photographer/ Photo Editor: 2002 - 2004, Future Studio-Hoora, Bahrain. Supervisor, 1997 - 2001-Hawra Studio-Hamad Town, Bahrain, Photographer, Additional professional activities: 2003. Layalina Magazine-Bahrain Part Time Photographer, 2002-Al A’ahad Newspaper; Bahrain-Part Time Photographer; Hobbies:-Reading, Swimming, Traveling. Volunteer experience, Teaching diabetic kids basics of photography during a trip to Howar Islands which was organised by Bahrain Diabetic Society.

Ms.Meera Ravi*

Editor, Salaam Bahrain, (M) 36684021, email:, Graduate - English Literature - Ethiraj College-Chennai and Diploma in Mass Communications from the Sophia Bhabha Polytechnic Mumbai. Co-author with K.R.N. Swamy, of “The Peacock Thrones of the World”, a historical reference anthology published in 1995 and sold world-wide and the more recent “The Mughal Peacock Throne”. Served as Secretary and President of the Indian Fine Arts Society, and conducted several cultural shows in Bahrain and for the charitable Indian Ladies Association, being its active member. In 1997, Chairperson of a sub-committee that brought out a special souvenir to mark 50 years of Indian independence with messages from world-famous Indian personalities. One of the founder members and currently President of the famous Indian cultural group “Soorya” Bahrain chapter. Hobbies: Reading, Cultural Activities

Pradeep Puravankara*

Managing Editor, 4PM News, Bahrain, (M)36458398; Tel: 17579897; Fax:17256470;,

Mrs.Rana Al Sairafi*

Manager- Trainer & Counsellor, Be-Free Center Manama, Bahrain , P. O. Box 18562,
Manama, Bahrain, (M)36691145, , D.O.B.07-04-1972 born in Bahrain, B.Sc(Computer Science & Accounting) specialized in International Information Technology, Tel: 17693039, (M)39240149, (M)39240149, Fax:17737858, email:rana@,,
provide counseling for abused children, adults abused in childhood, and parent-teen relationship, provide online help and counseling for more than 500 cases, through Prepare and deliver weekly Radio Shows about Parenting and protecting children from abuse. (more than 70 shows so far), Conducted several researches and studies in the field of child dispensing, child protection, relation between parents and teens. Trained thousands of children ages(4-8) on essential protection skills, such as good secret & bad secret, trusting their feelings...etc, Trained teens and pre-teens on having healthy relationships, critical thinking, making smart decisions, positive thinking, and dealing with their emotions., Trained more than 7000 Parents on many topics such as:Protecting children from Abuse,Daughter-mother relationship.

Mrs. Vani Krishnan*

D/o freedom fighter T. H. Krishna Iyer from Trichur, Kerala, w/o Dr E. Krishnan, ENT Surgeon, American Mission Hospital, Mother of Vaishnav Krishnan, doing MDPHD in NeuroScience in US, Former President, Indian Ladies Association, Bahrain. Founder Member of ‘’HELPLINE’’, a listening and counselling service for the persons in distress, Vice Chairperson and Women’s Forum Convenor of World Malayalee Council Bahrain Province, Leading Social Worker dedicated to Community Service and Social Welfare. Tel:17691309, Fax: 17692359, (M) 39873357

Mudit Mathur*

Head of NRI Business. BBK
A professional with over 22.5 years of domestic and overseas experience in Investments, Mutual funds, Retail Banking, Business Development, and Customer Relationship Management in Financial Industry. Previously Country Head with UTI International, Bahrain. A prolific orator and an effective presenter, loves music and singing. Tel: 17210368 /17210684,(M): 39988304,

Murtaza Habib Jaffar*

B.E.(Civil), Higher National Diploma in Architecture (London). Owner -Awal Engineering Consultancy, P. O. Box 20746, Manama, Bahrain,Tel:17713774, Fax:17712374,, D.O.B: 28/03/’47. License holder to practise Architecture and Engineering disciplines for Organising Professional Practice (Bahrain) Class ‘A’., P.Add: 78, Shakib Garden, Jannusan Avenue, Jannusan 502, Married, Children - Ali, Hussain &, Dalal, Member: Chartered Institute of Building (A.I.O.B), Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), U.K., Institute of Civil Engineers (Bahrain Chapter), Bahrain Society of Engineers (since 1972), Committee of Engineering Offices

Mustafa Al-Gassab*

Managing Director, Al Gassab Construction & Trading Est.
P. O. Box 5855 Manama, Bahrain. Tel:17232275 /17271437, Fax:17252716 Bachelor of Business Administration, D. O. B: 11/10/’61, S/O Sayed Hashim Al Gassab, (M):39669917, Fax:17252716, Associated with all the activities of the Company since its inception .

N. K. Mathew*

B.A., General Manager, Nabeena Trading International, P. O. Box 15578, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17254130/17732489,
Fax: 17735206, (M): 39407932, Tel: 091-473-25015, Worked 4 years in Bangalore, 2 years in Bombay, in Bahrain since 1980, as Sales manager, with P. Haridas & Sons, as Financial Consultant, Eagle Star International, as Sales & Marketing Manager, Yaquby International, Marketing Manager with Y.H. Enterprises, U.A.E.

Nabeel Al Samahiji*

Public Relations Supervisor, Ministry of Transportation, P.O.Box 10325, Manama, Kingdom of BahrainTel:17523409, Fax: 17531599, (M) 39665646,

Nabeel Almoayyed *

Managing Director, Almoayyed International –Xerox P. O. Box 585, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17727275, Fax:17725726, D. O. B: 05/11/’51,, P. Add: Villa 8, Nabeel Garden, 203 Sh. Salman Highway, Zinj 358, Bahrain, Tel:(R)17240044, Married, Children - Ahmed, Nawaf, Bader, Ghazi (S) and Maryam (D), Hobbies: Running, Reading, & Travelling

Nabeel Salem Al - Sherooqi*

(Diploma in Executive Management) Sr. Protocol Specialist, Council of Representatives Bahrain. P.O.Box 54040, Manama, Bahrain. Formerly Public Relations Officer, Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait Bahrain (10yrs), (M)39440909, D.O.B: 19/07/’62, email: Officer - Retail Banking (7yrs), Computer Operator (4 yrs), Married, Children- Salim, Shurooq, & Mohammed, Member: Al Ahli Sports Club. Hobbies: Sports, Fishing.

Nader M. Ibrahim*

Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking, Bahrain Islamic Bank. P.O.Box 5240, Manama, Bahrain. Tel: 17515155, Fax: 17919155

Naima Abdulla Matter*

Senior Manager,ACM International P.O.Box 210515, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17530510, Fax: 17530520

O.A. Jacob*

Manager, Liqui Moly. Alzain Auto Supplies Est. W.L.L.,P.O.Box 3222, Sh. Hamad Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel: 17256055, Fax:17261335, email:

O.C. Alexander*

District Manager Zurich International Life Ltd.(Formerly Eagle Star International Life),P.O. Box: 10032, Manama, M.Sc., Management, Member, Institute of Professional Sales (MMIPS). Joined as a consultant (1988), won several accolades such as Centurion Club member, Business fellow etc. Participated in regional conventions and International conventions. In the year 1992, promoted as District Manager and had been running a very successful team consisting of 10-15 consultants and instrumental in developing a good team of very successful consultants at the Middle East level.

P. K. Raju*

General Manager, Diplomat Electricals, P.O.Box 26009,Manama,Bahrain, Tel:17294939, 17294057, (M) 39698939, Fax: 17290433,

Padmanabhan. K.A.*

Vice President, Technical, Agas International. PB. No. 15360, Manama, Bahrain. email:;
Tel:17830495, (M)39607324 Married, one daughter, Son of Late Prof. K.R. Ananthakrishnan, Retired Principal, Govt. Training College, Trichur and Smt. Rajam Ananthakrishnan. Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1979 from Govt. Engg. College, Trichur. worked 25 years in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., the second largest petroleum company in India, in various fields like Projects, Operations, Marketing, Corporate Strategy etc.

Paul Mathew

Manager, Sunny Day Properties, P.O.Box 75893, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tel: 17294252, Fax:17294535, email: Specialised in renting of luxury apartments & villas, Commercial properties, lands & Property management

Peter James Sellers *

General Manager, Cebarco Bahrains SP ,P.O.Box 28812,Riffa, Bahrain., Tel:17722237,Fax:17722001, Director-Cebarco-WCT, KAR-WCT, Cebarco W.L.L, .B.Sc(Hons),MBA ,M.R.I.C.S, MA Cost E, British Citizen, born on 3rd Dec.1964, Married, 2 children-Jack and Jessica(D) Wife -Geraldine, Previously as Quantity Surveyor - Alfred McAlpine Construction, (1985-1986), Associate-Davis Langdon Arabian Gulf - Bahrain (1987-1999) Project Manager -Investcorp Bank E.C., Manama, Bahrain (1999-2000)Present position since 2000.

Philip Dominic*

Deputy Country Manager, AXA Insurance, Previously, Branch Manager Northern Assurance Co. (CGU)Various positions in: Commercial Union Assurance Co. Durban, South Africa. Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Co. Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. Member: Lions Club of Bahrain. Secretary: Bahrain Insurance Association. Contact Details. Tel: 17581661 (M)39603012 Fax: 17582622, email:

Ponnuchamy A*

Managing Director, M/s Newtech International, Newtech Intl Cargo Service, Envirotech Consultancy W.L.L. Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. P.O.Box 54005, Tel: 17716151, Fax: 17714481, GTC Governer (2002-2003), (M): 39652663, email:, Qatar Office: PO Box: 23407, Doha, Qatar, Tel: +974 4603451, Telefax: +974 456206

Prabha Venugopal*

Director Marje Al Zuhur W.L. and Fusion Business Consultants W.L.L. Actively involved in business activities. Sparetime spent in devotional and charitable activities Son- Praveen Venugopal, Husband-Venugopal P.R.. Businessman and Social Worker.

Prabhakar A. Prabhu*

B. Com, Proprietor, Suwaikes Restaurants, Shop 102, Bldg.1261, Road 428, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17263096, Fax: 17272653, D.O. B. 24/08/’44, P .Add: 6’ Minerva Villa, 40 Pitamber Lane. Mahim, Mumbai- 400016, Wife- Meera Prabhu, Children- Chetan, Preeti, Member: Indian Club, Maharashtra Mandal, Kannada Sangha(Bahrain), Hobbies: Music, Sports, Driving, Tours and Reading, Other branches: Bombay-India

Prakash T.

Divisional Manager, International Agencies Co. Ltd, P. O.Box 584, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17727600, Fax:17728274, (M)39451506,

Prince Chandy*

M Com, ICWAI; Regional Financial Controller, Middle East Region CAPE – R B Hilton, P.O. Box 26208, Bahrain
Bldg 63, Road 90, Block 1014, Wali Ahd Highway, Al Jasra Tel:17 615858, Dir + 973 17 615859. Fax: 17 610106. Mob 39300659, Aged 49 years,Married & blessed with two children. Wife-Jinu,Son-Navin, Daughter-Navya. Presentable, versatile, articulate & matured personality, an excellent performer in financial & management accounts with well interpersonal skills & leadership qualities, administrative and management skills, a well known musician in Bahrain

Prakash N. Shetty*

Managing Director, Central Cafe-Trinity Market,P.O.Box 11618, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tel:17263271/ 17257585, Fax:17277995,

Prakash Patel

Managing Director,M/s. Red Leaf Trading Est., P.O. Box 2300,Manama,Bahrain, Tel:17263298 (R):17692251,(M):39164338, Fax: 17250514

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Prof. Dr. Adel Budagher Fahad Budagher*

Head of Technical Training (GARMCO)
P.O. Box: 15277 Adliya, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Qassim Hamad Al Ma’awdah

Propreitor, Al Ma’awdah Est. For Const. Materials, P. O.Box 1154, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17400386, Fax: 17241171, All kinds of building material, timber, plywood, deformed steel bars paints, door frames, carpentry
fittings & decoration wooden works.

Qays Hatim Zu’Bi

Partner, Attorneys & Legal Consultants, P.O. Box 502, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17693337, Fax:17224744, P.Add: House.6, Bldg.1862, Rd.4531, Saar.545, Wife- Munira, Children- Hatim Jr., Member: The Rotary Club of Salmaniya, Hobbies: Swimming, Tennis,Running, Music, Painting.

Qassim Juma

Supervisor - English Publication, Family Bookshop (Bahrain) W.L.L., P.O.Box 1, Bahrain, Tel: 17211288, Fax: 17211084, (M) 3467368

Radina Al Sayyed Mossa Al Alawi*

General Manager, Al Sanabil School, P.O.Box 10097, Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: 17691189/ 17728717 Fax:17596003 /17694640

R. V. Waghnani

General Manager, M/s. Babasons Supermarkets & Departmental Stores, P.O. Box 23599,Muharraq,Bahrain, Fax:17346010, (M) 39654658, email:

Rajesh Gupta*

Group Manager,Business Development & Marketing Y.K.Almoayyed & Sons P.O. Box 143, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel:17211211, Extn. 296 (M) 39036010 (D)17202096 Fax:17223255. Qualified Management Accountant from India. MBA in International Banking and Finance from a leading British Business School. worked as business analyst in India’s Steel and IT sectors

Rajesh Megchiani*

Executive Manager, Ernst & Young, Bahrain, P.O.Box 140 Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Fax: +973 17535405 Website:

Rakesh Sanghvi

B. Com (Hons), FCA, CISA, Chartered Accountant, Manager- Corporate Banking Division, Al Ahli Bank. In Bahrain for the past 11 years, Honorary Treasurer - Bahrain Chapter of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Member: Indian Club

Ramdas P. Karkera

Head - Software Dept., Key Information Technology W.L.L., P.O.Box 60, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17213302, Fax: 17211701.

Ranjit Gajria*

B.A. (Management)- California, D.O.B: 08-08-’70, Born in Bahrain,, Hobbies: Sports Car, Boating, Fitness & Travelling, Director: Gajria Electronics WLL, GE Communications, Safra Travel, Managing Director: Infinity Audio

Ranjana Mathur*

Managing Director of Mathur Associates. P.O. Box 15196 Adliya, Kingdom of Bahrain; Tel: 17727559, 17825690; Fax: 17728227. Was born on 11th September 1960 in Rajasthan, India. Having achieved Master Degree. Worked with State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (1983 – 1986). Currently working as Internal Auditor for the past 10 years in Ahmed Mohammed Amin Alkhaja & Sons Group.

Rasheed Al Fawaz *

Managing Director,SecuriCOR Established on 1st December 2002, P.O. Box No. 22907 Manama,Kingdom ,of Bahrain. Tel:17717900, Fax:17712700 , (M)39415444 , born in Bahrain on 1st January 1956, Obtained High School Certificate and joined Bahrain police force(1960s). During the service in police force, obtained BS in Business from Beirut. Retired from service in 2000 and started own business , established SecuriCOR in 2002. always willing to cooperate and achieve success, overcomes difficult situations and challenges smoothly, a long sighted businessman who believes that patience and good planning are the key elements in any successful business.Married, two sons and one daughter; Mohammed & Ali (sons), and Fawziya(D). Hobbies-swimming, travelling and discovering new locations and people.

Rashid Ali Al Amin*

General Manager, The Exhibition, P. O. Box 643, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17732220, 17323335(R), Fax: 17730078, D.O.B:26/09/’60, P.Add: 672, Rd.521, Blk.205, Muharraq, Wife- Salwa, Children- Lulwa, Hassan, Maryam, Member:The Rotary Club of Adliya

Razak Muzhikkal*

Managing Director, Muzhikkal Consultants W.L.L., P.O. Box. 15146, Juffaire, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel:17 827606 /17825086 (M) 39605707 Fax: 17826454

Rishi Kapoor*

Vice President, Investcorp Bank E.C., P.O.Box 5340, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17532000, Fax: 17530816 /17538310, (D)17525139 (M)39633717, email:

Roy Mathews*

Photographer, Akbar Al Khaleej, P.O. Box 5300, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tel:17620222 Fax: 17622141, (M):39856057

Roy Punnen

Managing Director,Asian Technical Services W.L.L.,(M)39412929, Tel(R)17253274; Fax:17268222,

S. Veerapandian*

M.A, AIII., Deputy General Manager, Ahli Insurance. Tel:(D)17211908, D.O.B. 12/02/’54, P.Add: Navalur, Attur Tlk, Salem Dist, Tamil Nadu, India, Married, Wife - Mallika Veerapandian, & Daughters (2) - Vidya and Divya, Member: Marina Club, Indian Club, Lions Club, Secretary - Bahrain Insurance Association, Hobbies: Music, Present position since March’96. Previously: Sr. Divisional Manager, Divisional Office Bombay, Handled underwriting and Claims of all departments as Junior/Senior Officer

Salah Alireza

Director, S.Alireza & Associate,P. O. Box 79, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17214358/59, Fax: 17210013,P. Add: House 22, Bani Otayba Avenue, Manama 326, Tel:(R) 17712936, Married, Wife- Margaret, Children- Donya, Faisal, Member: The Rotary Club of Salmaniya, Hobbies:Swimming, Fishing and Tennis.

Sami Mohamed Sharif Zainal*

B. A., ( Marketing - U.S.A - 1988), MBA (Marketing), Marketing Manager -Maza Company,P. O. Box. 593 Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17226626, Fax:17226636,D. O. B: 17/01/’65, Marketing Manager since 1991, involved in import and distribution of food & consumer products, Previously worked with the Arab Investment Company (1988-’91)., Married, One son - Abdul Rahman, Hobbies: Reading, Sports.

Sami Mohamed Jalal-

(C)Director, Mohammed Jalal & Sons WLL. P. O. Box 113, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17252606,Fax: 17254638, D. O. B: 07/04/’53, Member: The Rotary Club of Adliya,
Hobbies: Football, Boating, Travel, Reading

Samuel Jacob*

Circulation Manager-Gulf Daily News & Gulf Weekly (D) 17291736, (M) 39677048 email:, Operations Manager-Hilal Express, email: Tel: 17292301/ (D)17290043 Marketing Manager- Hilal Marketing Advertising Gifts Specialist.;; Secretary- Deacon, Full Gospel Church of Philadelphia, P.O.Box 26620, Kingdom of Bahrain, email:,


Photojournalist, Salaam Bahrain; Te: 17291616, Fax: 17296629,, email: sanubah@gmail.

Samuel Paul*

Manager-Operations, Dar Akhbar Al Khaleej; Printing & Publishing House. P.O.Box 5300, Manama, Bahrain. (M) +973-39650765/(T) +973-17628460; Fax: +973-17625884; (22years service in Gulf) com, (M): 39819481

S. Santhosh Kumar*, M.A., LL.B.

G.P. Zachariades (Overseas) Ltd, Legal Advisor & Administration
Advocate, High Court of Kerala, Member: Bar Association, Ernakulam. Practiced law for 18 years before joining G.P. Zachariades (Overseas) Ltd. in 2008 as Legal Advisor & Administration Manager. From 2010 to 2013 had additional charge of Smartsource Construction Solutions WLL as General Manager

Sanjeev Suri

Chief Financial Officer, Almoayyed Group, Almoayyed House, P.O.Box 933, Manama, Bahrain.

Sayed Mahmood S. Khalaf *

Managing Director, Al Eqtesad Carpentry & Maintenance Est. P.O.Box 26830, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Tel:17552034, Fax:17551550, born in Bahrain in 1960, Secondary School Education, H.Add: Villa 2, gate 1207 Road 3226, Manama 322 (M) 39669292 Married, Wife: Shariea S. Hamza Al Sharaf Hobbies: Swimming, Travelling

Sayed Mohammed S. Khalifa

Managing Director, Al Eqtesad Carp. & Maintenanace Est., P.O.Box 26830, Bahrain, Tel: 17552034, Fax: 1755550, born in Bahrain in 1960, Secondary School Education, H.Add: Villa 2, gate 1207, Road 3226, Manama 322, (M)39669292, Married, Hobbies: Swimming, Travelling.

Sharif Mohammed Ahmadi*

Managing Director, Aluminium Services, P. O. Box 26586 Manama, Bahrain,
Tel: 17290987, Fax:17291643, email:,D. O. B: 09/03/’51, Electrical Engineer, P. Add:P. O. Box. 1417, Manama, Married, Children - Reem, Mohammed, Ahmed, Nouf & Noor, Member: Board of Directors- Bahrain Society of Engineers as Treasurer since 1996, Balexco since 1996, Al Ahlia Insurance since 2000, Managing Director: Aluminium Services since 1981, Paper Art Products Co. since 1985, Dar Al Khaleej for Trading & Contracting since 1990, Member: Industrial Committee of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rotary Club of Adliya. Hobbies: Volley Ball, A versatile business man with diversified interests, committed to social welfare

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Sharokh Ghulam Akhtarzadeh

Managing Director - Moon Stores-
Rental Division ,(Rental of sound and
lighting equipments for the entertainment industry)
Tel:17813942, Fax:17825162.

Shyam Narayanan*

P.O.Box: 891, Manama, Kingdom Of Bahrain. Tel: (O)17 230088 (R)17 233763 email: Education: Master Of Business Administration (M.B.A) Human Resources Manager -Al Hawaj Group,Bahrain. Married, Wife: Greeta Shyam, Greshma Shyam(D)

Soman Baby*

M. A. (English), Managing Editor. Daily Tribue, Bahrain, Previously: Associate Editior GDN, Sub Editor & Reporter, Malayala Manorama (1972-1978), Gulf Daily News (since 1978), email:, D.O.B. 18/09/’50, Wife, Shirley, Daughters(2)- Nisha & Susha, Life Member: Keraleeya Samajam, Recipient of Bahrain Health and Safety Society Award, International Year of the Disabled award, Christian Literature Foundation Award (Dikshana), Bahrain Red Crescent Society Award, Award from Ministry of Health and Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, United Nations’ Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Award, Nehru Peace Foundation Media Award, William Carey Award. Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (2009), Hon. Member: Indian Club. Director: New Indian School, President-YMCA Bahrain, Chairman, World Malayalee Council Middle East Region. Chairman: Co-ordination Committee of Indian Associations (1997-1998). President YMCA Bahrain, Director: Power Vision, New Indian School Bahrain, KIMS Bahrain Medical Centre.

Sovichen Chennatusserry*

President – BIECF; Bahrain India Educational & Cultural Forum(BIECF), has been formed to strengthen centuries old relations between Bahrain and India by fostering cooperation in the educational and cultural spheres, involving interactive contacts amongst people of both these great countries, Former President -Indian Overseas Global Congress, Former VICE CHAIRMAN - Coordination Committe of Indian Association (CCIA) an apex body of 105 Indian Organizations in Bahrain, Member- Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam,Former Assistant General Secretary - Kerala Catholic Associatin (KCA) in Bahrain, the Brain behind KCA Bahrain’s INDIA QUIZ (India Quiz started at KCA in 2008 as part of Diamond Jubilee celebrations of India’s Independence), native of Ramankary, Alleppey Dist, Kerala, India. Married –Wife-Mary Koshy, Sons-Joel S Chennattusserry & Noel S Chennattusserry & daughter Jeesa S Chennattusserry

Sreeni Kalliyatt*

General Manager, Bell Id Me Ltd, P.O.Box 21399, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tel: 17225140 Fax: 17225894, email:

Suhail Habib Matlub

Managing Director, Airmech W.L.L., P. O.Box. 20137, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17768200, Fax: 17768201, P. Add: House 5B, Turk Gardens, Saar, Tel: (R)17690484, Married, Member: The Rotary Club of Salmaniya, Hobbies: Travel, Swimming

Sunny Mathai*

Financial Controller, Al Hilal Publishing & Marketing Group, P. O.Box 224, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17293131,
(D) 17293328, Fax: 17293400

Suresh N Nair*

Finance Manager-Sales & Marketing, Bahrain Maritime & Mercantile International BSC. P.O.Box 828, 812 Shaikh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Subah Highway, Sitra, Bahrain,Tel: 17739208 Fax: 17735640, email:

Shaikh Abdul Sattar*

Manager-Salmaniya; Al Hawaj Yousuf A. Wahab Al Hawaj & Sons Co. W.L.L. P O Box 891, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 16160060, Fax: 17240011, (M) 36762622,email:

Talal Mohammed Abdulla Mannai

(C)Managing Director, Mannai Motors Services,P. O.Box 105, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: 17732255, Fax: 17731234, P. Add: 132, Rd. 2507, Blk. 952, East Riffa, Tel: 17772978, Married,Wife- Muna, Son-Mohammed, Member: The Rotary Club of Adliya, Hobbies: Reading, Sports, Cars Business.


Born in Ambala, India, Graduate, Tel: 17275500, (M) 39479124, Add: Villa No.1758, Road 2950, Block 729, Jurdab, Bahrain, Married-one child., Wife: Seema Krishnamurthy, Child: Nitya(D) Hobbies: Reading, Travelling, Awarded CHA from the Educational Institute of American Hotel & Hotel Association

V. K. Cherian

Manager - Bahrain Office,Sasakura Engineering Co. Ltd, P.O.Box 1481, Manama, Bahrain, Tel: (O)17292325, (R) 17342069, Fax: 17291505

K. Venkat Narayanan*

(FCA, FCMA (UK), FICWA, CISA (USA) Advisor and SAP Projects Director at Electricity & Water Authority of Bahrain. He is an experienced financial professional with sound IS management experience. He has managed multiple SAP projects and responsible for the support of SAP systems in EWA. He has in Professional Associations and delivered lectures in conferences International conference organized by ISACA (Information Systems Audit & 1).

V.K. Thomas*

M.A., LL.B., ACI Arb.(London)*,Managing Partner, Thomas & Associates
Corporate Consultants, P.O. Box 2283 Manama,Bahrain. (M): 3944 2560,Tel: 17242560 /17716109, Fax:1771 6189
e-mail:, Member: Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, Member: Indian Bar Council, Bangalore(India),International Bar Association, London. International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), National Committee. Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Legal Aid Cell, ICRF, Indian Embassy, Bahrain

Varghese C. P.*

B.A ( Bombay University), Managing Director, Al Zamih Trading and Industrial Supplies, P.O.Box 11637, Manama, Bahrain, Tel:17291636, Fax:17291606,,D.O.B.08-08-1940, Married, Sons(2), P.Add: Chittakkattu, Mattam North, Mavelikara -3, Kerala State,Director-Al Zami’h Trading & Industrial Supplies, King Khalid Street, 24th Cross, P.O.Box 1405, Al-Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia, Branch Dubai -9714-2974995,(M)054-962246,;

Varghese Karakkal*

Group Finance and Planning Manager - J.A.Zayani & Sons Group and Mohammad Bin Jasim Al Zayani Trading. Actively involved in social, charitable, cultural activities. Native of Trissur, Kerala (India). Married. 2 children – son & daughter. Served Kerala Catholic Association (KCA) in various positions in the Executive Committee & as President during 2002-2003. An active Toastmaster. Held various positions with World Malayalee Council including Chief Election & Nomination Commissioner. Vice President (Bahrain Chapter) - Soorya Film & Stage Society. Vice President – The Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam.

Venugopal P.R.*

Managing Director –1. Marje Al Zuhur W.L.L. and 2.Fusion Business Consultants W.L.L
A Science graduate with Post Graduate Diploma in System and Operation Management, an entrepreneur enjoying businessman status in Bahrain. Active member of various charitable organizations and holding key positions. Member of Bahrain India Friendship Society, Wife -Prabha Venugopal (Businesswoman) in Bahrain, Son- Praveen Venugopal doing higher education outside Bahrain.

Vinod Kewalram

Manager, M/s. Kewalram & Sons, P.O. Box 84, Manama, Bahrain; Tel: 17210617/17210619/17213110; Fax: 17210627/17213211, (M) 39624056

K. Vinod Nair*

Assistant Front Desk Manager, Gulf Hotel Bahrain, P.O.Box 580, Manama, Bahrain. Tel:17713000,(D)17746338/9,(M)39294387, Fax: 17713040,,

Vinsent John Oommen*

Ahmed Ali Elect. Est., Building Elecrical Contracting & Maintenance. P.O Box 20497 Manama, Bahrain. Telefax: 17276596,(M) 39813246, email:

Dr. Wajeeh Elali, Ph.D.*

Professor of Finance & Banking; Vice President-Administration & Finance, Dean of Graduate Studies & Research, Ahlia University, Bahrain
Tel:17298964,Fax:17295243 email:, Ph.D., University of Westminster, London, UK (Finance) M.A., Northeastern University, Boston, USA (Economics) BCom, Baghdad University, Iraq (Accounting and Management). Professor Wajeeh Elali joined Ahlia University,Bahrain after teaching for a decade at McGill University, Canada.

Williams Mathai*

M.Com/Business Management, Circulation Manager, Daily Tribune, Bahrain.
(M): 38444698, Tel: (R) 17250287, D.O.B: 09/05/’61, Previously: Asst.Marketing Manager, Marshal International, Bahrain (1987-’96), Marketing Manager, Air India (Since 1996.), P.Add: Carmel, Muthukulam South, P.O., Alleppey, Kerala.& P. O. Box 15748, Adliya, Bahrain, Wife - Shiny Williams, Ann Mary (D) David Williams (S), Member: Indian Club, Kerala Samajam, Kerala Catholic Association, Kerala Arts & Cultural Association, Hobbies: Tennis and Jogging.

Y. P. Madan

President, M/s. Ebrahim Abdul Aal Group of Companies W.L.L., P. O. Box 20418, Manama,Bahrain, Tel: 17533999, (R): 17263898

Yacoob Jassim Abdulrahman Al Owfi*

Chairman, Al Owfi Group of Companies. P. O. Box 11003, Manama ,Tel: 17243857, P.Add: Villa-439, East Riffa 929, (M): 39457739, Children- Seven, Hobbies: Reading.

Yacoob Jassim Abdulrahman Al Owfi*

Chairman, Al Owfi Group of Companies. P. O. Box 11003, Manama ,Tel: 17243857, P.Add: Villa-439, East Riffa 929, (M): 39457739, Children- Seven, Hobbies: Reading.

Yaser M. Al Hammadi*

Manager, Corporate Communications, Durrat Al Bahrain, P.O.Box 11416, Manama,Bahrain, Tel: 17556999, Fax: 17553172, (M)36060956,;

Yogesh Bhatia

Managing Director,M/s. Falcon Trading Company, P.O. Box 2509, Manama,Bahrain, Tel: 17251757/17737077, Fax: 17259941/ 17735077,(M): 39608746

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