Mohamed Roushdy

CIO Advisor at Bank Albilad

Mohamed Roushdy

CIO Advisor at Bank Albilad

Biography

With more than 23 years of experience in IT of which more than 12 years as a CIO/COO in Financial Services industry (Conventional and Islamic). Mohamed Roushdy had been working for major financial services, conglomerate and software services companies in the region. He had the distinction of being an executive team member on establishing four Islamic Finance startups in GCC and North Africa as well he led the IT team on the first ever transformation of conventional Bank into Islamic Bank (National Bank of Sharjah into Sharjah Islamic Bank back in 2001). Mohamed worked for Major Financial services organizations such as Commercial International Bank – Egypt, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) , Al Hilal Bank , Sharjah Islamic Bank and Bank Nizwa (Oman) as well worked as an Advisor with Booz and Co, In establishing the first Islamic Bank in Libya (Libya Qatari Bank). Currently Mohamed is the founder and CEO of Entrepreneur Advisory Group – Middle East and engaged in assignment in KSA as Technology Advisor to the CEO of Bank Albilad – Saudi Arabia. Mohamed has a strong expertise in IT strategy, Governance, Applications Services, Networking, Information security and Infrastructure management. Mohamed hold MBA from Manchester Business School (MBS) and received the award of Middle East Ambassador of Manchester Business School in 2013. Mohamed has been rated amongst the top 50 CIOs in the Middle East 2012 by CNME magazine and had been nominated as one of the technology leaders in Middle East by FT Summit in many years.