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The Minister

His Excellency the Minister Omar Malhas


Name:

       Omar Zuhair Abdelfattah Malhas

Education

·1991 MBA in Banking and Finance, Birmingham University, UK.

·1982 BBA in Economics, University of Louisiana, USA


Work Experience
:

 

           ·2015 – 2015  Chief Executive Officer, Electricity                                                      Distribution Co.

·2013 - 2015  Vice Chairman of the Board of Director, Kingdom Investment Group.

·2011 - 2015  Member of the Board of Directors, Electricity Distribution Co.,

·2010 - 2015 General Manager of the Housing Bank, Jordan.

·2009- 2010 Head of the Banking Group, Housing Bank, Jordan

·2004-2009 Director of Treasury and Investment Administration, Housing Bank, Jordan

·2002– 2004  Executive Director of External Relations and Investment Department, Housing Bank, Jordan

·2000-2002 Senior Manager at Alliance Capital Management, (one of the world’s largest investment companies), Bahrain Office  

·1999-2000    Deputy General Manager of Doha Bank, Qatar

·1998-1999    Manager of the Treasury, Investment and Banking Services Department at Doha Bank, Qatar

·1997–1998   Head of the International Investments Center, Housing Bank, Jordan

·1995-1997    Head of the Treasury Center, Housing Bank, Jordan

·1991-1995    Head of the Correspondent Banks and International Banking Operations, Housing Bank, Jordan

·1988-1990    Head of the Investment Unit, Housing Bank, Jordan

·1987-1988    Head of External Relations and Investment, Housing Bank, Jordan

·1986-1987    Member of the Branch Operations Development Group, Housing Bank in cooperation with Citi Bank in New York, USA

·1985-1986    Officer at the External Relations Department, Housing Bank, Jordan

·1984–1985   Auditor, Housing Bank, Jordan

·1982–1984   Enrolled in the Jordanian Military Forces

Board Memberships

·Member: Jordan International Bank (Housing Bank Group), London

·Member: International Bank for Trade and Finance, (Housing Bank Group), Syria.

·Member: International Financial Center, (financial brokerage company of the Housing Bank Group), Jordan

·Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors : Specialized Leasing Co. (Housing Bank Group)

·mber: King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KDDB),

·Member: Social Security Investment Fund

·Member: The Association of Banks, Jordan

·Member: Institute  of Banking Studies, Jordan

Membership in the Housing Bank Committees

 

·Member: Risks Committee/ Housing Bank Board of Directors

·Member: Corporate Governance Committee / Housing Bank Board of Directors

·Chairman: Investments Committee

·Chairman:  Asset / Liability Management Committee

·Chairman: Higher Committee for Credit Facilities

·Deputy Chairman: Housing Bank Investment Fund Management Committee,

Conferences, Training Courses:

 

Participated in many banking and finance-related conferences and training courses locally, regionally and internationally.

Personal Information:

 

·Nationality: Jordanian

            ·Date and Place of Birth: March 30, 1960, Salt, Jordan

            ·Married, with 3 children