HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Minister of Finance and National Economy and Chairman of the Board of Directors
HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa is the Minister of Finance and National Economy. He has served as the Director General of the Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister since its establishment in 2013 until 2018 where he pursued the implementation of the initiatives launched by HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister.
Previously, he was the Managing Director of Global Markets for the MENA region at Deutsche Bank AG, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 2008 to 2012, and a Principal of the Investcorp Hedge Fund Specialist Group for Middle East Investors between 2005 and 2008.
He worked at UBS Investment Bank, United Kingdom, from 2000 to 2005, where he became Director of Equity Risk Management Products and a member of its UK Investment Committee.
Shaikh Salman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Investments and Economics from Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts. In recognition of his public service, he was granted the Bahrain Order (First Class) by HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in 2016.