Faisal Al-Hamad

Faisal Al-Hamad

Chairman of NBK Capital and Chief Executive Officer of Global Wealth Management at National Bank of Kuwait

Mr. Al-Hamad has over 20 years’ experience in the finance and investment sector. In addition to his role on the board of the Kuwait Investment Authority, he is the Chairman of NBK Capital and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Wealth Management at National Bank of Kuwait where he is responsible for managing both the bank’s Private Banking team and NBK Capital’s team.

Prior to his tenure as CEO of Global Wealth Management, Al Hamad served as Chief Executive Officer at NBK Capital where he led the firm’s international expansion and oversaw the rollout of the firm’s strategic growth strategy.

Mr. Al-Hamad holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School (HBS), and a Bachelor of Arts in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.

He was appointed to the Board of Directors at Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) on 5 August 2021 for a four-year term.