Mr. Qutaiba Hawamdeh, CFA, CIPM – Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hawamdeh is a dynamic professional with more than 20 years of progressive working experience. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Al Arabi Investment Group - AB Invest (Member of Arab Bank Group).
Mr. Hawamdeh holds a BA degree in business administration and finance; an MBA from Southampton University, England; and an MSc in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the Henley Business School (formerly ICMA Centre), Reading University, England.
Coming from an asset management background, Mr. Hawamdeh assumed various roles and responsibilities managing proprietary portfolios and funds; and serving numerous clients' discretionary profiles, including high net-worth and institutional. In 2005, Mr. Hawamdeh earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and is currently a member of the CFA Institute, Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Vice President for the CFA Society Jordan. In 2012, Mr. Hawamdeh passed the Islamic Finance Qualification (CISI), and in 2018, he earned the right to use the CIPM designation (Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement) conferred by the CFA Institute. Mr. Hawamdeh also passed the CFA Institute’s Certificate in ESG Investing in 2021.
Mr. Hani Natour – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Hani Natour graduated from Applied Science University in Jordan in 2002 with a B.Sc. in Accounting and joined Al Arabi Investment Group in 2005. Mr. Natour held the position of Finance Manager, and Finance and Administration Manager before becoming the Company’s Chief Financial Officer in 2013.
Mr. Jameel N. Anz, CFA – Head of the SME Investment Fund
Mr. Jameel Anz joined the Arab Bank Group as the Head of the SME Investment Fund in 2017. He is a Director and Vice Chairman of Al Amal Maternity Hospital, Hlaiyel Group, Crystel, Japanese Flavor, ManafSoft and Medmac. Prior to that, Mr. Anz was a Senior Director at Foursan Group which he joined in 2005. He also served as a Director of Safwa Islamic Bank, Al Qaser for Touristic Investment, Shamsuna Power, and Nafith Logistics.
Mr. Anz is the President of the CFA Society Jordan, an exam grader and a frequent lecturer in valuation, accounting, finance and ethics. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of Oasis500.
Mr. Anz is a CFA Charterholder, in addition to holding an MBA in Finance - Valedictorian - from NYIT. Mr. Anz also holds a BA in Economics with Great Distinction from McGill University.
Ms. Lana Masri – Head of Brokerage Department
Ms. Lana Masri has been the Head of the Brokerage Department at AB Invest since 2009. Before that she served as the Deputy Head of the Brokerage Department from 2005. Ms. Masri is a graduate of Al-Ahliya Amman University in Amman, Jordan with a B. Sc. in Banking and Finance. Ms. Masri is also a licensed broker by the JSC.