Board of Executive Directors

The Board of Executive Directors (BED) is the body responsible for the direction of the general operations and policies of the Bank.

The BED is currently composed of eighteen members - nine Executive Directors appointed by their countries, which are the main shareholders, while nine others are elected by the Governors of other countries. The term of office for members of the BED is a renewable period of three years.

Hon. Ali Hamdan Ahmed

Representing
United Arab Emirates

Hon. Ahmad Jefri Abdul Rahman

Representing
Brunei Darussalam, Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Malaysia, Republic of Suriname, Republic of Indonesia

Hon. Mrs. Faouzia Zaaboul

Representing
Democratic and People's Republic of Algeria, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Kingdom of Morocco, Republic of Tunisia

Hon. Dr. Shehabeldin Marzban

Representing
Arab Republic of Egypt

Hon. Dr. Diao Balde

Representing
Republic of Benin, Republic of Cameroon, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Guinea, Republic of Guinea Bissau, Republic of Sierra Leone

Hon. Abbas Memar Nejad

Representing
Islamic Republic of Iran

Hon. Bakhodir Alikhanov

Representing
Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Albania, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan

Hon. Fredrick Tabura Twesiime

Representing
Federal Republic of Somalia, Republic of Chad, Republic of Djibouti, Republic of Gabon, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Uganda, Union of Comoros

Hon. Abdul Ghaffar Aqeel Al-Awadhi

Representing
State of Kuwait

Hon. Dr. Abdalnasr Mohamed Omar Abouzkeh

Representing
State of Libya

Hon. Mohammed Gambo Shuaibu

Representing
Federal Republic of Nigeria

Hon. Sami Mohamed Hameed

Representing
Kingdom of Bahrain, Republic of Sudan, Republic of Yemen, Sultanate of Oman

Hon. Ismail Ali Manik

Representing
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Republic of Maldives

Hon. Bader Ahmed Al Qayed

Representing
State of Qatar

Hon. Dr. Hamad Bin Suleiman Al Bazai

Representing
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Hon. Ms. Zeina Zeid Toukan

Representing
State of Palestine, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic

Hon. Abdoulie Jallow

Representing
Burkina Faso, Republic of Mali, Republic of Niger, Republic of Senegal, Republic of the Gambia, Republic of Togo

H.E Hon. Bülent AKSU

Representing
Republic of Turkey