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External Appointments:

  • Aysha Al Hallami does not hold any external directorships.

Aysha Al Hallami was elected by Abu Dhabi Investment Council to join the ADCB Board of Directors in April 2013. In June 2021, Aysha moved to the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority’s newly created Core Portfolio Department to help develop its comprehensive strategy. Aysha Al Hallami does not hold any external directorships.

Chartered Financial Analyst, (CFA Institute, USA)
Private Equity and Venture Capital, (Harvard Business School, USA)
MSc Finance & Banking (Cass Business School, City University, UK)
BSc Business Sciences, Finance (Zayed University, UAE)


NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Khalid Deemas Alsuwaidi


External Appointments:

  • Group CEO of Das Holding
  • Abu Dhabi National Takaful Company PSC, Vice-Chairman (2008), UAE
  • Manazel Group, Non-Executive Director (2009), UAE

Khalid Deemas Alsuwaidi was appointed by Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) to join the ADCB Board of Directors in March 2009. In 2012, he was nominated and elected by ADCB shareholders to act as a Director, and in March 2015, he was again nominated and elected by ADIC to act as a Director. He has more than 16 years of banking experience, having held senior management positions with National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank.

MSc Business Administration, minor in Management Information Systems and Strategic Planning (Widener University, USA)
BSc Computer Information Systems (Bethune Cookman College, USA)


Independent, Non-Executive Director Sheikh Sultan Bin Suroor Al Dhaheri

Sheikh Sultan bin Suroor Al Dhaheri has more than 10 years’ experience in business and marketing and strong commercial knowledge. He was previously elected by ADCB shareholders to join the ADCB Board of Directors in March 2009 and was re-elected by the ADCB shareholders to join the ADCB Board of Directors in 2022.

Independent, Non-Executive Director H.E. Amr Al Menhali


H.E. Amr Al Menhali was appointed by the ADCB shareholders to join the ADCB Board of Directors in 2022.

H.E. Amr Al Menhali has a proven executive management track record with over 22 years of experience across a number of leadership positions in the financial sector such as the CEO of Al Hilal Bank (previously) and Waha capital. A seasoned banker with strong leadership skills across all facets of the business and with extensive expertise in strategy, finance, risk, investment, credit and corporate governance. He has led several strategic transformation projects, developing high performance businesses to achieve sustainable growth.

He is currently part of the senior management team in the Crown Prince Court, serving as the executive director of the financial affairs, overseeing the entire financial activities and strategic initiatives. In addition to this, he is currently a board member in Abu Dhabi Housing Authority and a member of Investment Committee in Sandooq Al Watan.

Previously he had held various board membership in several regional and international publicly listed companies across various sector such as finance, oil & gas, real estate and healthcare (UAE Banks Federation, GFH Financial Group, NESR (NASDAQ listed), SDX Energy (AIM listed), Deem Finance and Abu Dhabi Finance. In addition, he also served as Chairman of Waha Investment PrJSC, Waha Land LLC and Anglo Arabian Healthcare LLC).

He has completed a General Management Program from Harvard Business School’s and holds Bachelor in Business Administration with Honours.

Secretary: Rami Raslan

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The primary responsibilities and functions of the Audit Committee are to provide assistance to the Board to fulfil its duties to ensure and oversee:

  • The integrity of the Bank's financial statements;
  • The qualifications, independence, performance and remuneration of the Bank's external auditors;
  • The qualifications, independence and performance of the Bank's internal audit department;
  • The Bank's compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and the Bank's internal policies; and
  • The Bank's internal controls, including controls over financial reporting and disclosure.

Generally, the role of the Audit Committee is advisory in nature, with recommendations reported to the Board for final approval. However, in certain limited circumstances decisions may be taken by the Audit Committee, which are binding on the Board; for example, approving the terms of engagement of the external auditor. The Audit Committee holds a minimum of four meetings per year and provides regular reports to the Board.