Mr. Mohamed Omarah

Board Member

Mr. Mohamed is currently Head of Legal and Governance for Gulf Countries (Legal, Compliance and Shari’ah Governance Dept) of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank.

Mr. Mohamed is a Civil Law qualified lawyer and has been practicing law in the Banking industry for more than 14 years; during which he advised on wide array of operations such as project finance, trade finance, asset-backed finance, Islamic finance, capital leasing, derivative transactions, loan syndication and retail banking.

Mr. Mohamed’s expertise is in the Middle East and North Africa region. He also has extensive experience in the field of dispute resolution and banking litigation and a good knowledge of the GCC market in particular.

Mr. Mohamed worked with Crédit Agricole Group in the Middle East for almost 12 years during which he held various positions in the legal department of Egypt and the GCC. He also held a position of a Senior Legal Counsel at National Bank of Abu Dhabi in the UAE.