Who We Are

Watani Wealth Management Company (NBK Wealth Management) is a Single Shareholder Closed Joint Stock Company with a paid up capital of SAR 90 million. The Company is fully owned by the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) one of the largest and oldest financial institutions in the region and one of the highest-rated banks in the Middle East. NBK Wealth Management was incorporated on September 10th, 2017 and began its operations on September 20th, 2018.

NBK Wealth Management is a full-fledged regional investment firm licensed by the CMA. The main business lines include Wealth Management, Asset Management, Investment Banking and Brokerage. NBK Wealth Management prides itself by its global scale and reach, regional focus, and its excellent service.
The National Bank of Kuwait was established in 1952. Since its incorporation as Kuwait’s first indigenous bank and the first shareholding company in the entire Gulf region, NBK has been known as “The Bank You Know and Trust.” It has been ranked amongst the safest 50 banks in the world every year since 2009. The most recent credit ratings for NBK were A+ by Fitch, A1 by Moody's and A by Standard & Poor's.

NBK stands out with its local and international network, which includes branches, subsidiaries and representative offices in New York, Geneva, London, Paris, Turkey, China and Singapore, alongside its regional presence in Egypt, Lebanon.

Board of Directors

  • Mr. Tariq Mutlaq Al-Mutlaq

    Mr. Tariq Mutlaq Al-Mutlaq Chairman- Independent

  • Mr. Isam Jassim Al-Sager

    Mr. Isam Jassim Al-Sager Vice Chairman

  • Mr. Faisal Abdlatif Al-Hamad

    Mr. Faisal Abdlatif Al-Hamad Board Member

  • Mr. Malek Jean Khalife

    Mr. Malek Jean Khalife Board Member

  • Mr. Nabil Naif Maroof

    Mr. Nabil Naif Maroof Board Member

  • Mr. Musaad Fahad Al-Sudairy

    Mr. Musaad Fahad Al-Sudairy Board Member & CEO

  • Mr. Sinan Esmat Al-Saady

    Mr. Sinan Esmat Al-Saady Board Member- Independent

  • Mr. Faisal Mohammed Shaker

    Mr. Faisal Mohammed Shaker Board Member- Independent

Key People

  • Fahad Kurdi

    Fahad Kurdi Deputy CEO
    Head of Wealth Management

  • Ahmed Korayem

    Ahmed Korayem Acting Head of Asset Management
    Head of Equity Management

  • Hazem Al-Joudi

    Hazem Al-Joudi Executive Director
    Regional Head - Wealth Management

  • Khaled Al-Harbi

    Khaled Al-Harbi Director
    Wealth Management

  • Montaser Foudah

    Montaser Foudah Director
    Head of Governance, Compliance & MLR

  • Ahmed Al-Qatari

    Ahmed Al-Qatari Director
    Head of Equity Strategy - Asset Management

  • Hikmat Nassar

    Hikmat Nassar VP
    Head of Finance

  • Charles Nakhle, CFA

    Charles Nakhle, CFA VP
    Head of Custody and Operation

  • Raafat El-Zouheiry

    Raafat El-Zouheiry VP
    Head of Risk and Internal Control

  • Mahmoud AlWadeiah

    Mahmoud AlWadeiah AVP
    Head of Information Technology