Khalid Saad

Khalid Saad, CEO, Bahrain FinTech Bay, Manama, Bahrain
"Join me on the 8th of March 2019 where I will be speaking on the emergence of Bahrain FinTech Hub in creating a complete ecosystem to drive the MEA's FinTech industry and chairing a panel on The Blockchain Art Market Revolution with a prestigious line up of Blockchain specialists from across UK and USA. Learn more on the overview page and register now to be part of this."

Bahrain FinTech Bay is the largest FinTech Hub in the Middle East

Khalid Saad is the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain FinTech Bay, the largest FinTech hub in the Middle East. He works with financial players, financial associations, central bank, government entities, FinTechs, lawyers and others to drive development of the FinTech ecosystem. Previously, he was focusing on financial services with the Bahrain Economic Development Board, which is dynamic public agency that is responsible for attracting inward investment into Bahrain, enhancing the investment climate and driving economic development. He focused on promoting Bahrain's financial services sector and attracting new investments into this sector. Successes include expanding existing companies and attracting new ones such as banks, asset & wealth managers, insurers, ancillary services providers and FinTechs. Before joining the Bahrain Economic Development Board, he worked for Ernst & Young and SEI Investments in London. He has a MSC from Imperial College London and a BSc from the University of Exeter (first class honors).