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, Guyana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Suriname

Hon. Mrs. Faouzia Zaaboul

Representing
Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia

Hon. Dr. Shehabeldin Marzban

Representing
Egypt

Hon. Dr. Diao Balde

Representing
Benin, Cameroon, Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone

Hon. Abbas Memar Nejad

Representing
Iran

Hon. Bakhodir Alikhanov

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

Hon. Fredrick Tabura Twesiime

Representing
Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gabon, Mozambique, Uganda, Somalia

Hon. Abdulghaffar Agil Al-Awadi

Representing
Kuwait

Hon. Dr. Abdalnasr Mohamed Omar Abouzkeh

Representing
Libya

Hon. Mohammed Gambo Shuaibu

Representing
Nigeria

Hon. Sami Mohamed Hameed

Representing
Bahrain, Oman, Sudan, Yemen

Hon. Zahid Hamdard

Representing
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Pakistan

Hon. Bader Ahmed Al Qayed

Representing
Qatar

Hon. Dr. Hamad Bin Suleiman Al Bazai

Representing
Saudi Arabia

Hon. Ms. Zeina Zeid Toukan

Representing
Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria

Hon. Abdoulie Jallow

Representing
Burkina Faso, Gambia, Mali, Niger, Togo, Senegal

H.E Hon. Bülent AKSU

Representing
Turkey