Dr. Bagabir is a highly respected and qualified financial and accounting expert, with over three decades of experience applying and adopting international best practices in the Saudi Arabian banking sector.
He is currently the Head of Finance & Accounting at The National Commercial Bank in Saudi Arabia, where he plays a critical role overseeing financial control, prudential and external reporting, and accounting policies, procedures, systems, processing and control across the Group. During his career at AlAhli Bank, which began as a Financial Analyst in 1981, he has held a wide range of increasingly senior finance and accounting positions. He also serves as a Board Member of Anfal Capital, and on the Audit Committees of Al Nahdi, NCB Capital, Baeshan Tea Company and SISCO.
Dr. Bagabir earned his Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Birmingham and his PhD from Strathclyde Business School. He is also a Certified Financial Consultant (CFC) from the Institute of Financial Consultants of Canada and a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) of the U.K.