A former Middle East personality of the year, Khalid Bahabri is a highly awarded Certified BCM professional. He has over 20 years of work experience in putting in & creating effective, resilient and profitable solutions for complex businesses. Khalid also has huge expertise in Crisis Management, Risk Assessment, Contract Development negotiations and Vendor Management. In recognition of his contribution to Business Continuity in the banking & finance sector, Khalid has received several awards and commendations, such as the DRI International Strategy of the Year Award (in the USA) and the BCI Asia Most Effective Recovery of the Year (in Malaysia). He has been a Speaker / Business Panellist at several business continuity forums and conferences such as the Middle East Business & IT Resilience Summits (Dubai and KSA) and the Annual Business Continuity & Emergency Response Forum, Abu Dhabi, and in many cases his presentation was said to be the most informative and effective.
Khalid has spent many years with NCB Capital, Jeddah, where as Vice President, in line with KSA Capital Market Authority (CMA) mandates, and also for reasons of corporate governance, he fostered sustainability in operational excellence/business continuity. He was successful in positioning NCBC to be one of the top-rated investment companies in the region, known as a trusted financial service provider. At NCBC, Khalid presided over operations and ensured adherence to company policies and regulations, including world-class compliance to Business Continuity and Risk Assessment.
Khalid holds a Master's degree in Customer Service Management from the Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Institute of Banking, Saudi Arabia, and the Chamber of Commerce Board, United Kingdom. He also holds a Certificate in General Securities Qualification, Business Continuity Certified Expert, Certified Process Manager, Certified Personal Financial Planner, Certified Capital Market, LCCIEB Accreditation Skills for Business, and others.
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