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Third GBSA Gulf Debt Capital Market Summit 2019

25/11/2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm



The Summit presentation is available here.

The Event Program is available for download!

The Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association (GBSA) will gather investors, issuers, regulators and market participants for the third Gulf Debt Capital Market Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on the 25th of November 2019.

The event is complimentary to GBSA members. Non-members wishing to attend should contact:   events@gulfbondsukuk.org

Hear directly from key global and regional investors and issuers as well as as they debate:

  • What are regulators thinking about the latest innovations?
  • How is the Middle East securing its place in global sustainable finance?
  • Where are the next Green Sukuk coming from?
  • Does technology have the power to transform the sukuk capital market?
  • What is the outlook for Gulf credits and funding in 2020?
  • Is geopolitical risk properly priced in?
  • Can strong national balance sheets make up for slower growth?


Bryan Stirewalt
Chief Executive, Dubai Financial Services Authority

Dr. Mounther Barakat
Senior Financial Markets Advisor, UAE Securities and Commodities Authority

Richard Teng
Chief Executive OfficerFinancial Services Regulatory Authority, Abu Dhabi Global Market

Abdullah Elhor
Project Manager, Arab Monetary Fund

Fawaz Abdulnour
Officer-in-charge – Crowd Engagement & External Funds Management,
Islamic Development Bank

Barbara Riccardi
Managing Director, Natixis

Talal Tabbaa
Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Jibrel Network

Omar Zaineddine
Head of Debt Capital Markets, KAMCO Investment Company

Bashar Al Natoor
Global Head of Islamic Finance, Fitch Ratings

John Arentz
Head of Treasury, MAF Holding

Timucin Engin
Senior Director and Cross-Practice Country Coordinator GCC region, S&P Global Ratings

Dyan Kannangara
Director, Debt Capital Markets, Emirates NBD Capital

Khalid Howladar
Managing Director, Acreditus

Zeina Rizk, CFA
Director, Fixed Income Asset Management, Arqaam Capital

Alex Roussos
Partner, Dentons

Mohammed AlSehli
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Wethaq Capital Markets

Adrianus Schoorl
Partner, White & Case

Fawaz Abu Sneineh
Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets and Issuer Services, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Anita Yadav
Vice Chair, Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association (GBSA)
Chief Executive Officer, Century Financial

For speaker biographies click  here


8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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