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TP – Dinner Meeting

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ms. Rania Nashar

CEO of Samba Financial Group


Ms. Rania Nashar is a prominent figure in the Saudi financial sector with over two decades of experience in the banking industry. She is the first woman to lead a banking group in the Kingdom as the CEO of Samba Financial Group. She is also the first woman in the GCC financial sector to lead a compliance group, and the first Saudi female to be a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist by the ACAMS.

Prior to her appointment as CEO in February 2017, Ms. Nashar held various positions, including leading the audit and risk review functions and developing Samba’s e-banking strategy. She also serves on the board of SambaCapital, Samba Bank Limited in Pakistan, and Samba Global Markets Limited Company.

Ms. Nashar holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from King Saud University, has completed the Leadership Development Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden Business School, and holds a certificate of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance from George Washington University.