Gehad Mohamed EL-BENDARY
Member of the Board of Directors
Gehad Mohamed El-Bendary received his Finance & Risk Management Diploma from the University of Wales in the U.K. in 2014. He received his Bachelors of Commerce Degree in Accounting from Tanta University in Egypt in 1996. Mr. El-Bendary has completed specialized training programs in Enterprise Leadership from Insead University, Network Leadership Program from IMD University, and Advanced Risk Management from Wharton University. Mr. El-Bendary holds numerous specialized professional certificates including the International Certificate in Banking Risk and Regulation (ICBRR) from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) in 2009. Mr. El-Bendary previously held several executive positions at Kuwait Finance House including the position of General Manager Risk Management from 2016 until 2018, Deputy General Manager - Portfolio & Enterprise Risk Management from 2013 until 2016, Head of Enterprise Risk Management Unit from 2012 until 2013, and Head of Risk Unit from 2007 until 2012. Mr. El-Bendary is currently the Group Chief Risk Officer at Kuwait Finance House since 2018 and has over 20 years’ experience in Risk Management, Auditing and Internal Control Systems in Financial Institutions.