Leadership to bring the best to Bahrain

Responsible for integrating and managing the EDB’s responsibilities, our leadership helps manage relationships with our clients, deliver best practices in operations, services and client focus, and is committed to delivering better outcomes for the EDB and for investors in Bahrain.

Khalid AlRumaihi

Chief Executive

Simon Galpin

Managing Director

Yousif Khalaf

Chief Legal Advisor

Jarmo Kotilaine

Chief Economist – Market & Strategy Intelligence

Vivian Jamal

Executive Director- Marketing & Communications

Rania AlShirawi

Executive Director – Corporate Strategy & Planning

Joanna Vandevyvere

Executive Director – Talent Management

Jerad Bachar

Executive Director- Business Development – Tourism & Leisure

David Parker

Executive Director – Business Development – Financial Services

John Kilmartin

Executive Director- Business Development – ICT

Husain Rajab

Director – Business Development -Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics

Ali Murtaza

Director- Business Development – Tourism & Leisure

Mazen Al-Hilli

Director – Investor Relations & Government Affairs

Rima AlKilani

Director- Marketing

Maha Mofeez

Director – Corporate Services

Dr. Jameel Alalawi

Senior Legal Advisor

Tala Fakhro

Director – Company & Market Research

Geoffrey Hancock

Director – Education Reform

Janet Matos

Director – Corporate Strategy & Planning