Farouk A. Bastaki
Mr. Farouk A. Bastaki was appointed on the Board of Directors of the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) on April 2017.
Effective April 23, 2017, Mr. Bastaki was elected as the Managing Director (the Group Chief Executive Officer). He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of KIA.
Mr. Farouk Bastaki has held numerous positions at the KIA, with the most recent being the Executive Director of the Alternative Investment where he was responsible for all private equities, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds and other non-public investment on a global basis.
Mr. Bastaki has been a member of different Board of Directors, both domestic and internationally where he served as the Chairman of various entities.
Mr. Bastaki is a graduate of the University of Miami, Florida, USA with a degree in Industrial Engineering.