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Mahmood Yousif Al-Kooheji
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Al-Kooheji is a seasoned executive who has held a number of senior roles across banking and investments over the past 17 years. Prior to Arbah Capital, he served as an Executive Director at GFH Financial Group, a leading international investment firm, where he was part of the senior management team, leading the revitalization of the group. Previously, he was Head of Investor Relations at Tadhamon Capital, a Bahrain-based investment firm and a key member of Arcapita Bank’s placement team. Prior to this, he held other senior positions at Al-Salam Bank Bahrain, Bahrain Development Bank, and Kuwait Finance House Bahrain. Notably, he served as a founding member of both Al Salam Bank and KFH Bahrain. During his career, he has worked in all fields of investment banking, including deal sourcing, syndication, management and exit strategies. Mr. Al-Kooheji holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Economics from the University of Texas, USA, and a Masters in Finance from the DePaul University, Chicago, USA.