Chairman – Board of Trustees
Professor Badamana holds a PhD in Islamic studies from the University of Khartoum, and is currently the Chairman of Department of Animal Production at the University of Nairobi. He has lectured and examined MA and PHD students at the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta in the department of Philosophy and Religious studies. He has presented papers at many international forums as well as published in many journals and papers. He is a leading figure in the society's collective attempts towards Islamic welfare in Kenya. He sits in Shari’ah supervisory boards of several institutions both locally and internationally
Member, Board of Trustees
Mr. Ahmed Said Bajaber is the Chief Investment Officer of Fadeed Commercial & Industrial Investment Company in Saudi Arabia – in charge of African Investments. He has over 25 years experience and has been involved in setting up large investment projects across the world. He has also served on one of the investment boards of Citigroup Venture Capital Group (CVC) and is currently the Chairman of API Limited (Ethiopia), the largest Bio-diesel farm in the world.
Member, Board of Trustees
Mr. Abdulkhalik is the Managing Director, Gulf African Bank. He brings over 25 years of work experience. He was previously with SAMBA Financial Group, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where he last served as Assistant General Manager & Head of Western Region. Prior to that he worked at Citibank as assistant General Manager, Country Treasurer. Mr. Abdulkhalik holds an MBA from Washington International University. He is a certified Islamic Banker/Islamic Finance Institute-London. In addition, he has attended various professional Qualifications which include school of FX and Derivatives, Foreign Exchange Derivatives, advanced technical analysis among others. Previously, Mr. Abdulkhalik has been part of special committee at Central Bank of Kenya and, a part time lecturer at Kenya School of Monetary Studies.
Vice Chairman – Board of Trustees
An academic leader, researcher and trainer with considerable experience in educational management with special interest in Islamic Finance and Economics & currently the Vice Chancellor of RAF International University, and was the founding Director of Al-Munawwarah College. He has also designed and taught several courses at Diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters) levels in both public and private universities and colleges in the country including JKUAT Technical University of Mombasa, Pwani University. He is a graduate of University of Imam Muhammad bin Saud, International Islamic University Malaysia, and attended courses at Al-Azhar University in Cairo.

Contact & Support

  • Address : Gulf African Bank Foundation
  • Email : shariah@gab.co.ke 
  • Phone 1 :+254 (0) 711 075 000
  • Phone 2 :+254 (0) 020 2740000
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