Board of Directors

Adnan Habib Hashim


Adnan Hashim is the Founder and ManagingPartner of Istishara, a Bahrain based consultingfirm serving the MENA region.

Mr. Hashim has over 25 years of experience in the banking and finance industry.

He was the Chief Financial Officer of Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA), and prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of NCB Capital, the region’s leading investment firm and Saudi Arabia’s largest asset manager. He sat on numerous Boards, Executive Committees, Audit Committees and Compensation and Governance Committees of various financial institutions and has served as the Chairman of ACCA Members’ Advisory Committee, Bahrain.

Mr. Hashim holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.