Dr. Salah Almajthoob brings 15 years of global experience in investment and banking. He is an investment and IT/Fintech expert and a well known trainer in Islamic finance, financial modeling, data analysis, and executive leadership. His banking and finance expertise includes retail banking, investment, venture capital, private equity, wealth management, sukuk and Islamic finance product development.
Previously Dr. Salah worked at Kuwait Finance House (KFH), Bahrain where he led the implementation of many IT solutions, including treasury, corporate finance, credit risk, and ijara card solutions. He also served as a Board member at MENA Telecom in Bahrain. Later,he joined Tharawat Investment House in Bahrain as itsChief Operating Officer (COO) where he supported the development of many products, including Tharawat Sukuk Fund. Shortly after the financial crisis,Dr. Salahjoined Bank Alkhair as the Managing Director, Special Projects where he was instrumental in restructuring the bank and assessing its investment portfolio, leading a team of consultants, investment bankers and lawyers reviewinga range of portfolio companies and other assets mainly in private equity, venture capital, and real estate. Moreover, he managed several legal issues and litigation related to legacy assets and previous management. Dr. Salah subsequently founded Jeyad Advisory, a boutique investment advisory firm.
Dr. Salah has a PhD in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech, USA and an MSc and BSc (Honors) from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. He also has an MBA from University of Bahrain. Dr. Salah is a Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA) from the AAOIFI.