Bahrain Fintech Bay names new Chief Executive Officer

January 15, 2018


Manama : The Fintech Consortium has named Khalid Esam Saad as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB).


Khalid Saad will work closely with the board of BFB to lead the development of Bahrain FinTech Bay’s strategy; and oversee the implementation of its long and short-term objectives. 


In addition, Khalid will provide the senior leadership required to coordinate and communicate with the various stakeholders of BFB including founding partners, government bodies, local and international fintech firms, amongst others. Khalid will also oversee all the partnerships, activities and management of the local team of Bahrain FinTech Bay.


Khalid was previously a Business Development Manager for the Bahrain Economic Development Board for 8 years and has developed deep relationships with industry and has been heavily involved in the development of the fintech ecosystem in Bahrain. 


Previously, he worked for Ernst &