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Dr. Mohamed Irfan

Senior Associate

Dr. Irfan is an enterprising, multi-faceted individual with a stellar academic and professional record.

He is an experienced professional with more than 10 years of Retail Banking experience; managing regional Learning & Development at Standard Chartered Bank across Bahrain, Oman & Jordan. He is experienced in Conventional & Islamic Banking.

He is also associated with Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) as a guest facilitator and delivers various programs across banking & finance.

Irfan started his career with a brief stint at Olam International (agro-trading firm) in Singapore & Nigeria followed by a year as a regional Asst. Brand Manager at Baskin Robbins in Dubai, UAE.

He is a medical doctor by graduation (MBBS from India) and subsequently completed his MBA (Marketing) from SIBM, India (top-10 B-schools in India).

He is also a CFA Level 3 candidate and has completed the FMVA (Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst) certification. In addition, Irfan has completed the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) by CISI and the CIPD level 5 HR certification.

Dr. Irfan is a professional Scrabble player, ranked in the top 150 globally, and has represented Bahrain at several World Championships.