Head of the Centre for Banking & Finance
Zeeba is a renowned Banking professional with demonstrated experience of more than 2 decades. Her track-record spans strategic asset management, private equity, corporate finance and sustainable development investments. During her career she has managed investments with ticket sizes of up to US$500 million with a sectoral emphasis on banking and real estate.
Zeeba has held board positions in many companies in the banking & real estate spectrum. Her expertise includes complex commercial negotiations, structuring commercial deals, fund raising for projects, capital (re)structuring & leading distressed asset turnaround strategies and executing exit strategies.
With a CPA from Delaware, USA, an Executive MBA from the University of Bahrain and being a CFA Charterholder, Zeeba has held senior level positions in the banking and real estate industry in her career. She has been a speaker / moderator on regional fora on finance, VAT and Sustainable Development Investments topics. Zeeba has been a Board member of the CFA Society Bahrain for the past few years. She is active in community related initiatives including providing pro-bono advisory services to SME entrepreneurs, mentoring young graduates entering the finance profession and offers executive career advisory coaching.