Chief Executive Officer

Joined NFH in 2012

Almost three & half decades of experience with multi-disciplinary responsibilities in the financial sector; has extensive knowledge in banking and technology domains. Held several senior management positions in banks with proficiency in execution of corporate strategy, managing overall operations & resources including strategic business units; Holds accreditations as indicated above, and is also certified in Six Sigma SSC, USA and BS-7799, British Standards Institute.
  • Bachelors in Science, Bangalore University, India.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Applications, Madurai Kamaraj University, India.
  • Platinum member of Information System Audit Control & Assurance, USA.
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Control, USA.
  • Associate member of the Indian Institute of Bankers.

May Al-Mahmood (CPA, MBA)

Head of Financial Control & Compliance Officer

Joined NFH in 2006


  • Over 24 years’ experience in banking, financial sector and external auditing.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Colorado State Board of Accountancy, USA.
  • MBA in Finance, University of Hull, UK.
  • BSc in Accounting, University of Bahrain.
  • Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Ali Redha Mohammed (MBA)

Head of Retail

Joined NFH in 2008


  • Over 19 years’ experience in retail banking and financial services.
  • MBA in Finance, AMA International University, Bahrain.
  • BSc in Banking & Finance, and a Diploma in Commercial Studies, University of Bahrain.
  • Certification in Associate Professional Risk Manager (APRM).

Mahdi A. Rasool Murad

Head of Risk & MLRO

Joined NFH in 2014


  • Over 15 years’ experience in credit and risk management.
  • BSc in Banking & Finance, University of Bahrain.
  • Certification in the Fundamentals of Financial Risk Management (FFRM) and Advance Financial Risk Management (AFRM).
  • Currently pursuing certification in Professional Risk Manager (PRM).

Tariq Abdulaziz Fathalla Ahmed

Head of Collections

Joined NFH in 2012


  • Over 22 years’ experience in collection and legal affairs.
  • Advanced Diploma in Banking Studies, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance.

Mahmood Mohammed Fraidoon (CISM, CRISC)

Head of Information Technology

Joined NFH in 2012


  • Over 12 years’ experience in information technology.
  • BSc in Computer & Information System, Gulf University.
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) from ISACA, USA
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) from ISACA, USA
  • Certification in Microsoft Certified in System Engineering (MCSE) & Red Hat Certified System Administrator I, II (RHCSA I, RHCSA II).

Navin Pai (ACA, CIA)

Head of Internal Audit

Joined NFH in 2018


  • Over 18 years of work experience in Big Four Global Audit firms, Banking and Financial services industry, External and Internal auditing.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), USA.
  • Chartered Accountant (Associate member - ACA), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Mumbai, India.

Fatima Abdulla Yousif Ali

Human Resources & Administration

Joined NFH in 2011


  • Over 30 years of experience in financial and banking sectors and aviation, of which 26 have been spent in the field of human resources.