Khalid A. Al Jassim

Khalid A. Al Jassim

Senior Vice President
Invescore

Born in Manama, Bahrain on April 9th, 1968, Khalid Al Jassim holds an Executive MBA from
Pepperdine University, California. Prior to that, he obtained his under graduate degree from
California State University, Long Beach, with double major in Computer Science and
Mathematics. Moreover, Khalid attended several Executive Education programs in Stanford
University, Harvard and London Business School. He is a serial entrepreneur and founder of
several prominent companies regionally and internationally. Khalid sits on the board of
numerous reputable publicly listed companies such as Bahrain Islamic Bank, SICO Bank and
Bahrain Flour Mills as an independent director.

Khalid’s professional career started with National Chemical Industries Corporation, a subsidiary
of SABIC in Saudi Arabia as head of Marketing for three years. After that, he joined Arthur
Andersen, Bahrain, in the consultancy division. During his tenure with Arthur Andersen, Khalid
was head of high profile engagements such as, the Arab Open University with Prince Al Waleed
Bin Talal, the automation of the private office of HRH Price Salman Bin Hamad al Khalifa, the
formation of policies and procedures for the Civil Aviation Authority of Bahrain, formation of
growth and strategy plans for the Al Baraka Banking Group, and efficiency assessment of the
Central Planning Unit of the Government of Bahrain. In 1998 Khalid joined Arcapita (formerly
known as First Islamic Investment Bank). He was instrumental in forming the bank’s vision,
mission and strategy. His responsibilities ranged from establishing the placement team to
handling the Information Technology and Administration departments. He excelled and was
promoted to the Executive Directorship title in less than four years. In his 15 years with the
Bank, Khalid became a member of the Management Investment Committee, Management
Administration Committee and head of placement MENA region. In 2013 Khalid left Arcapita
Bank and formed several successful startups focused on real estate and venture capital. He
formed Arkproventus, a real estate development and management company in Dubai and Afkar
Holding, an investment holding, and advisory platform focused on financial technology, logistics
and healthcare. He is currently on the board of several of these companies including Wahed
Invest, the first Sharia’a compliant Robo advisory platform based out of New York.