Eihab Abdul Latif Ahmad
Eihab is the General Counsel – Corporate Secretary & MLRO / Legal & Compliance of First Energy Bank – Bahrain, and he is responsible for providing wide range of services to the Bank including, but not limited to; heading the legal department and advising the Bank on all legal matters, handling Board and Corporate Secretarial functions as the Bank’s Corporate and Board Secretary. Mr. Ahmed is also the bank’s compliance officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer “MLRO” approved by the Central Bank of Bahrain. In addition to the above functions, Eihab is the focal point of communication between the Board of Directors and Senior Management as well as between the Bank and its Shareholders, providing advice and guidance on Corporate Governance principles and practices.
Prior to joining First Energy Bank, Eihab worked for the Ministry of Justice, Sudan and a number of reputed firms and financial institutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
With more than 20 years of experience, Eihab has a wide range of professional experience covering all major legal disciplines including but not limited to Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and Criminal, Labour, Public and Private International Laws.
Eihab holds LL.B from the Faculty of Law – University of Khartoum, Sudan.
In January 2017, Eihab obtained his International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance from the ICTA and University of Manchester, UK.
He also holds the Sudanese Bar certificate from Sudan and he is a registered member of the Sudanese Advocates Association as a Proper Advocate before various Courts of Law.
Mr. Eihab is a Certified Compliance Officer (CCO) from the American Academy of Financial Management – Dubai, UAE. In 2014 Eihab was awarded the GCC MLRO of the year.