26. Adnan Chilwan

Designation: Group CEO
Company: Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB)
Country: U.A.E.
Nationality: Indian
Sector: Banking

As of Q3 2023, DIB’s group assets were worth around $85.4 billion, its group net profit hit $1.3 billion, up 17.6% compared to the year before, and its market cap was $11 billion as of November 22, 2023. Chilwan is also the chairman of DIB Bank Kenya Ltd and sits on the boards of Noor Bank, Deyaar Development, the Liquidity Management Centre in Bahrain, and Dar Al Shari’a. He is a certified Islamic banker, an associate fellow member of the Islamic Finance Professionals Board, and is part of the advisory council of the Higher Colleges of Technology in the U.A.E.