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Salah Eldin Idris


Salah is a seasoned banking and management expert. Banking has always been his career. He has been practicing banking and management for over 35 years, during which he held senior positions in the different local and international banks he worked for. Salah has been fortuned with the specialized academic banking & finance and project management education as well as the numerous advanced training courses in banking and finance and many other advanced management skills and management issues. Salah is a subject matter expert and a reference in the banking industry in the Western and Islamic banking spheres, in the Retail, Corporate and Treasury spaces. His postgraduate studies in Project Management in Information Systems and Information Technology made him a reference in the Digital Transformation in Banking and FinTech fields. He has solid knowledge, skills and proven track record of ability of setting and executing business and financial management strategies. He is also known to have excellent track record in leading and inspiring people, and building winning teams. Through his, over 60 quality and advanced training courses he attended in banking and general management in Sudan, Saudi Arabia and abroad, (a list is given below), he has acquired a noticeable core knowledge and soft skills that helped him to excel throughout his career in banking and in General Management (managing peoples, performance, budget, resources, processes, total quality, business risks, credit risks, operations and procurement, business continuity, workflows and processes, etc.).

Membership (of Committees in the banks he worked for): Member of Strategy and Product Development Steering Committee; Member of Governance and Compliance Committee; Member of Banks’ Operations Officers Committee (Lead by SAMA – KSA); Member of Fraud Monitoring and Control Committee; Member of Business Continuity Management Committee; Member of Digital Transformation Committee; Member of Governance & Compliance Committee; and Member of Bank’s Social Responsibility Committee.

Other Social Activities and Voluntary Memberships: Member of Institute of Bankers in London UK; Member of Board of Directors of Africa & Gulf Bank Sudan; Member and Finance Secretary of Council of Sudanese Experts and Scientists Abroad; Board Member and Deputy Chairman of Al-Khobara Investment and Trading Co. (Dairy Production Business); President of “Parents Quranic Endowment”; Chairman of Nori city charity and social society in Saudi Arabia and Gulf; Member of Sudanese Economists Group (KSA); Member of the Consulting Council for Economics and Investment to Sudan Embassy in KSA.

Education: University of Liverpool – UK , Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management (Graduated 2016 – Graduation ID 200762616); Part -1 of AIB – London 1983; Institute of Bankers Diploma (3 years 1979 – 1982) from Sudan Academy for Banking and Financial Studies (formerly, the High Institute for Banking and Financial Studies) accredited by the Institute of Bankers in London; Medani High Secondary School – science section; Alahliya (A) – General Secondary School; and Sikkah Hadeed West – Elementary School

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