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Executive Management

The Executive Management team of GIH comprises accomplished industry veterans, each with the experience and dedication required to deliver competitive financial and investment solutions to our customers. It is their single-minded focus on the business that drives our success.


Bashar N. Altuwaijri - Chief Executive Officer
A Bachelor Degree in Banking and Finance from Kuwait University. Mr. Altuwaijri joined GIH in 2004 and is currently the Chief Executive Officer. Mr.Altuwaijri is also Chairman of Afkar Holding Co.(Kuwait),Vice Chairman of Arkan Al-Kuwait Real Estate Co.(Kuwait), Vice Chairman of Amar Finance and Leasing Co.(Kuwait), Vice Chairman of Mada'in Properties Co.(Dubai), Board member of Inovest Co.(Bahrain).From 1996 to 2003, he held several positions at NBK before being appointed Corporate Credit Manager.

Mohamed M. Ameen - Vice President

Financial Control & Operations


A Bachelor Degree in Commerce from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura - Sri Lanka. Mr. Ameen joined GIH in 2004 and is currently the Vice President for Financial Control and Operations. Mr. Ameen brings with him over 25 years of global work experience in finance, management consulting, auditing and Islamic Banking with large multinational companies. Mr. Ameen is an F.C.A. of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, F.C.M.A. of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka, A.C.M.A. of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the U.K. and M.I.F.C. of the Institute of Financial Consultants of the U.S.A. Mr.Ameen worked for Kuwait Finance House from 1993 to 2004 in Financial Control Department.


Yasser A. Joma'a - Vice President

 Risk Management & Compliance


A Bachelor Degree in Commerce from Helwan University, Egypt. Mr. Goma’a joined GIH in 1999. In his current role as Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance. Mr. Goma'a is also the Board of Director's, Executive Committee's & Audit Committee's Secretary, and a Board Member in Afkar Holding Co. (Kuwait). Prior to that, Mr. Goma'a has over 20 years of work experience in accounting, Financial Control, Operations, Risk Management & Compliance Dep. in the Financial Services Sector. He has worked at SADAFCO (Kuwait) from 1996 to 1999 in Financial Control Department.


David B. Harelick – Vice President

Innovest Capital, Inc. (USA)

GIH Subsidiary



Holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) & he has CFA.  Mr. Harelick joined the Group in 2013 and currently serves as a Vice President, Innovest Capital, Inc. responsible for GIH’s investments and operations in North America. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Harelick was a Partner/Senior Vice President at Corporate Realty Investment Capital, LLC / CRIC Capital, LLC, a Real Estate Investment Joint Venture with Prudential Financial.  Prior to CRIC, Mr. Harelick was an Associate in the Real Estate Capital Markets Group of Lend Lease and began his Financial Career in 1996 at Wassterstein Perella & Co. Mr. Harelick is also supervising Innovest Capital, Inc. (USA) among other affiliates and as a Director of the Gateway at Riverwalk Condominium Association, Inc. (USA). Mr. Harelick is the Director of MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, Inc. (USA).



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