Fadi Abu Hijleh
Qatari German Company for Medical Devices
Mr. Abu Hijleh is the Executive Director of Subsidiaries at Qatar Development Bank with the mandate of overseeing the affairs of its subsidiaries by implementing sound corporate governance and strategic initiatives, and achieving target operational and financial KPIs. He joined QDB senior management team as part of the merger with Enterprise Qatar. Prior to joining QDB, Mr. Abu Hijleh held leadership positions with leading organizations both locally and regionally. He was the Executive Director of Finance at Enterprise Qatar where he played an instrumental role in implementing sound financial controls and assisted senior management in various strategic initiatives. Prior to that, he was the Financial Controller at Qatar General Holding, the investment arm of Qatar General Insurance & Reinsurance Group. He also served as Vice President of Investment Banking at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Assistant Vice President of corporate finance at United Gulf Bank, and in the Finance division of Qatar Gas. He started his career as an auditor and financial consultant with professional services firms in the United States. Mr. Abu Hijleh is a seasoned financial executive with a well-established track record of over 16 years in corporate finance and strategic and financial management. He combines corporate governance and strategy implementation expertise along with solid corporate finance planning, structuring and execution. As for his entrepreneurship, he was the founder of Vanguard Capital, a professional financial advisory firm serving small-to-medium size companies and family groups. Mr. Abu Hijleh holds an MBA from the University of Missouri in Kansas City (UMKC), and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Jordan. As for his professional qualifications, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst “CFA” of the CFA Institute, and a Certified Public Accountant “CPA” of the American Institute of CPAs. He also serves as an advisor to the Chairman of ELAN Group of companies and Board Member of Qatar German Medical Devices Company.