Maher Al Kaabi

Advisor to the Group Chairman and Independent Board Member
Alserkal Group


Maher Al Kaabi is a Banking Leader with a Vision for the Future boasts over 30 years of experience in banking, technology, and family businesses. His expertise encompasses various areas, including Islamic banking, risk management, finance, technology, sales, and business development. He possesses a deep understanding of innovation, data analysis, and emerging technologies. Maher Al Kaabi actively contributes to the future by:

  • Supporting startups
  • Chairing a Star International School’s Board
  • Co-founding Blink
  • Advising government ministries on future technologies, circular economy, and family business sustainability

As an advisor and board member at Al Serkal Group, a 165-year-old family business, Mr. Al Kaabi implements strategies for improved governance, structure refinement, and digital transformation. Career Highlights:

  • Co-founded New Era Computers
  • Held various senior positions at Citigroup (15 years)
  • Established the Enterprise Risk Management framework at Dubai Bank
  • Led the Islamic Banking business at Emirates National Bank of Dubai
  • Served as Group Head Chief Operating Officer for Wholesale Banking
  • He is a highly sought-after speaker, sharing his knowledge on FinTech, digital economies, sustainability, and family businesses at various events.

Mr. Al Kaabi’s experience extends beyond banking to include strategy, human capital development, digital and circular economies, and engineering. He is also a strong leader, motivator, innovator, and team builder.

Events Associated With:

Event3: MEIS May'2024