1. Hana Al Rostamani
Company: First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)
Title: Group CEO
Sector: Banking and Financial Services
Al Rostamani became the first female CEO of FAB in 2021. The bank is the U.A.E.’s largest, with total assets of $312.4 billion as of September 2022. It recorded net profits of $2.98 billion in the first nine months of 2022, an increase of 19% compared to the same period in 2021. In June 2022, FAB completed a merger with Bank Audi Egypt under the umbrella of FABMISR, making it one of the largest foreign banks in Egypt, with assets worth $10 billion as of March 2022. In October 2021, FAB became the first U.A.E. and GCC bank to join the Net-Zero Banking Alliance. Al Rostamani is also chair of the Global Council on Sustainable Development Goals and a board member of MasterCard Advisory and the Institute of International Finance.