Arif Alharmi

Arif Alharmi

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Arif Alharmi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Amlak Finance PJSC, a position he has held since May 2007. Under Mr. Arif’s leadership, Amlak underwent an organizational transformation that saw it focusing on its core real estate financing operations and developing an enhanced corporate governance framework. Mr. Arif also led Amlak’s financial restructuring, which was successfully completed in November 2014.

With over 20 years of regional experience with leading banking and financial institutions, including HSBC Bank Middle East, ABN AMRO Bank and Dubai Islamic Bank. Mr. Arif holds a number of board and executive positions with a number of institutions in the UAE and the region. Currently, he is the Chairman of Emaar Industries & Investments, Chairman of Amlak Finance & Real Estate Investment in Egypt and Vice Chairman of TECOM Investments.

Given Mr. Arif’s drive for excellence, Amlak has won a number of prestigious awards including; “Restructuring Deal of The Year 2014”, “Innovation in Islamic Finance”, “Best Sharia Compliant Property Finance Company”, “Best Islamic Finance CSR Company UAE”, and “Dubai Chamber CSR Label 2015”. He was also rewarded with the “CEO of the Year” award in both years 2008 and 2015.

Mr. Arif holds a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of Wollongong, Dubai.