Hani Salem Sonbol

CEO, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

Saudi Arabia

Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol is the CEO of the International Islamic trade Finance Corporation (ITFC).

His career in development Banking started three decades ago where he served in many technical and leading positions across the Islamic Development Bank Group. Eng. Hani accumulated diverse knowledge and experience during his career in positions like Director of the IDBG President’s Office, Director of IDBG Regional Office Morocco, Director Trade Finance and Promotion Department and Deputy CEO ITFC and Acting Chief Executive Officer at Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC).

Eng. Hani is a Saudi National, obtained an Associate of Arts Degree from Mary Mount College, California, USA, in 1980; Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Bluefield State University, West Virginia, in 1984; and Master’s Degree in Engineering Management with honors from George Washington University, USA, in 1987. In addition, he was exposed to a number of distinctive leadership development programs at Harvard University, USA and London Business School England.