Ahmad F. Elayyan

DITF, CITF, CDCS
Mob: +971 56 3517603
Mob: +971 56 1183766

PROFILE

Ahmad F. Elayyan is a senior banking executive with 20+ year experience with major international and regional banks in Jordan, UAE and Qatar. He is also registered as an approved Arbitrator at Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Center “Tahkeem”. He served as Head of Operations and Head of O&T with Arab Bank PLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Samba Financial Group, Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank, Qatar Islamic Bank and Ajman Bank.

Ahmad F. Elayyan also has a hands on experience in setting up new banking franchises. He has started the following banks from scratch:

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) in Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC)
  • Samba Financial Group in, Samba was the Best New Bank in the UAE as awarded by EMEA Finance in 2009
  • Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank (JDIB) in Jordan

EDUCATION

2009           Institute of Financial Services, United Kingdom
DITF           (Diploma Status in International Trade and Finance)
Oct 1989 - Jun 1993     University of Jordan Amman, Jordan
                                  English/Business, Bachelor (BA)

CERTIFICATION

2009           Institute of Financial Services, United Kingdom
CITF           (Certificate in International Trade and Finance)
2006           Institute of Financial Services, United Kingdom
CDCS         (Certified Documentary Credits Specialist)