Meitha Mohamed Al-Sharif Yousif Al-Hashemi

First Elected
Independent Non-Executive Director
Term of Membership
3 Years

Experience and Qualifications
Meitha Al Hashemi is an enthusiastic banker with over 25-years’ experience in the financial industry. She is also a skilled strategist who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions and assesses performance against key goals and objectives. She is currently the Chief Risk Officer at Emirates Islamic Bank where she is responsible for developing and managing a strong risk governance framework. Prior to joining Emirates Islamic Bank, she held the position of Chief Credit Officer at Emirates NBD. Along with her responsibilities, she also engaged in important projects such as the merger of Emirates Bank International and NBD and Emirates NBD’s acquisition of BNP Paribas Egypt’s business.

Meitha is a permanent member of several senior management committees which cover all critical areas of the Bank where her wisdom for good governance is well respected. She is primarily focusing on minimizing the overall impact on business in terms of financial, organizational and reputational risks.

She holds a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Management (Business administration) and Computer Science from Switzerland

Meitha is also an active member of ‘Manarat’, an initiative which aims to develop women candidates to take on Board responsibilities under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Shamma Bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan..

Other Positions

  • Chief Risk Officer at Emirates Islamic Bank
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Emirates Islamic Financial Brokerag