Yasser Gado is a senior executive treasury professional with more than 22 years of experience across multiple functional areas in banks in the UK/Europe and Middle East. Dr Gado serves as the treasurer of the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah managing the overall balance sheet, liquidity investments, financial institutions and debt capital markets activities of the renowned, AAA rated, multilateral rated development institution. Additionally, Dr Gado serves as a non-executive chairman for one of the real estate assets holding companies in the UK. Previously, Dr Gado was based in London and served as the treasurer of National Bank of Kuwait (International) PLC, QIB (UK) PLC, and European Finance House. Formerly, Dr Gado served as the treasurer of Banque Misr Paris in France. Dr Gado holds PhD in Islamic finance from the University of Liverpool, MBA with distinction from Bangor University in the United Kingdom. Also, he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (MCSI), as well as a chartered banker (MCIBs) in the UK.