Board of Directors
Mr. Talal Ali Abdullah AlZain holds a B.B.A. in Accounting, an M.B.A. in Finance from Mercer University, Atlanta and has completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University.
A career Finance Professional, speaking on variety of Investment and Economic issues, Mr. AlZain has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of credit and investment and brings this to OAK Group Holdings as Executive Chairman. Prior to this, Mr. AlZain was CEO of Pinebridge Investments LLC, MENA, as well as Co-Head for Alternative Investments, joining in 2012. He led their GCC initiatives for Equity and Fixed income including Oil sector wealth.
Locally, Mr. AlZain served as the Founding CEO of Bahrain’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, Mumtalakat Holding Company from 2008 to 2012 and held a Board seat as a Director. He also held the position of MD for Investcorp Bank B.S.C for 18 years, leading Placement, Relationship Management and Investment Banking in the GCC. Globally Mr. AlZain has held a number of senior positions with Chase Manhattan, Citibank Corporate, and Chase Bank, USA.
Mr. AlZain has held a number of Board positions; holding Chairman and Director positions for corporates such as Gulf Air Company G.S.C, The Bahrain Asset Managers Association, the Bahrain Association of Banks, Bahrain Islamic Bank B.S.C, Oasis Capital B.S.C., Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Economic Development Board, @Bahrain, McLaren Automotive Limited, ALUBAF Arab International Bank B.S.C. and McLaren Group and OAK Group Holdings. Presently Mr. AlZain is the Founding Chairman of Bahrain based Jisr Capital LLC.