Bahrain

In November 2018, MEIRA signed an MOU with Bahrain Bourse. This was the first step in establishing a firm presence on the ground in Bahrain in order to expand our membership base in the country and deliver networking and training events to the local IR community. The MEIRA Bahrain Chapter was formally inaugurated in April 2019 and supported by Bahrain Bourse. The founding members are:

  • Eline Hilal, Sr. Manager Investor Relations & Corporate Secretary, Aluminium Bahrain
  • Marwa Almaskati (Chapter Head), Director of Marketing & Business Development, Bahrain Bourse
  • Faisal Qamhiyah, Chief Financial Officer, Batelco
  • Brendon Hopkins, Group Chief Financial Officer, Bank ABC
  • Sameh Mohamed Mahmandar, Executive Senior Manager - Financial Control, Ithmaar Holding
  • Russell Bennett, Chief Financial Officer, NBB
  • Fadhel Makhlooq, Chief Capital Markets Officer, SICO

Event Calendar

Past Event Tuesday, 14 Jun, 2022

MEIRA Bahrain Chapter: IR Breakfast

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Past Event Wednesday, 13 Apr, 2022

A strategic view of D&I: Understanding its importance for listed companies in the Middle East

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Past Event Tuesday, 29 Mar, 2022

What motivates GCC retail investors to invest in listed companies

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Past Event Tuesday, 29 Mar, 2022

AFCM Annual Conference

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Past Event Wednesday, 15 Dec, 2021

ESG Impact on Investing: US and UK Investor Perceptions of Companies in the Middle East

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Past Event Monday, 06 Dec, 2021

Evolving Bahrain’s ESG Landscape & Sustainable Financing

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Past Event Monday, 20 Sep, 2021

Aurora 50 – The Board Summit

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Past Event Monday, 25 Oct, 2021

2021 MEIRA Hybrid Annual Conference and Awards

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Past Event Tuesday, 06 Jul, 2021

Telling a compelling ESG story

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Past Event Sunday, 13 Jun, 2021

Bahrain Bourse IR Best Practice Guide Launch

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Past Event Wednesday, 30 Jun, 2021

IR Magazine Forum – Equality in IR

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Past Event Thursday, 10 Jun, 2021

Best Practices for IROs Beginning their ESG Journeys

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Past Event Wednesday, 26 May, 2021

MEIRA D&I Working Group Roundtable

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Past Event Thursday, 27 May, 2021

ESG 2.0 – A conversation with Guy Opperman, UK Minister for Work and Pensions

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Past Event Monday, 22 Feb, 2021

GBSA-MEIRA: Debt Investor Relations Roundtable

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Past Event Wednesday, 16 Dec, 2020

Investor audits – Why, when, how?

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Past Webinar Thursday, 26 Nov, 2020

Webinar: Materials – building blocks of the economy

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Past Webinar Wednesday, 04 Nov, 2020

Webinar: Middle East IR Pulse (Sept-October)

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Past Webinar Sunday, 17 May, 2020

Webinar: Importance of investor communication during COVID-19

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Past Event Monday, 24 Feb, 2020

MEIRA Bahrain Chapter Workshop: Key IR Themes for 2020

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Past Event Tuesday, 17 Sep, 2019

IR Breakfast: Sustainability & IR Solutions Outlook

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Past Event Sunday, 16 Jun, 2019

MEIRA Bahrain Chapter Meeting and Orientation Session

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Past Event Monday, 29 Apr, 2019

IR Seminar – The buy- and sell-side view

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Past Event Monday, 19 Nov, 2018

MEIRA & Bahrain Bourse MOU signing ceremony

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RESOURCES

Interested in joining the Chapter?

Middle East Investor Relations Association
T. +971 (0)5 5786 3307 / E. info@meira.me

Bahrain Bourse
E. mbsd.info@bahrainbourse.com

Chapter Head

Marwa Al-Maskati

Marwa Al-Maskati

Chapter Head

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Marwa Al-Maskati leads the marketing and business development function of Bahrain Bourse where she is responsible for all new business opportunities and affairs. Since taking on this role in 2014, she has been instrumental in the implementation and establishment of new markets including the Real Estate Investment Trust Market (REIT) in 2016 and the Bahrain Investment Market (BIM) in 2017. Mrs. Al-Maskati has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry with a focus on areas such as strategy development, venture capital, private equity, and business development, having previously worked for a number of prominent organizations. Prior to joining Bahrain Bourse, she held key roles with prominent organizations such as the Central Bank of Bahrain, TAIB Bank, and Tamkeen. Among her notable career achievements during that time include overseeing a $2 billion real estate portfolio and managed to successfully exit assets worth $450 million at TAIB Bank, and helping to develop Tamkeen’s positioning strategy for 2007-2009 as a member of the organization’s strategy development team. Mrs. Al-Maskati earned a First-Class Honors Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde (UK) in 2006 and a Bachelors of Science in Business and Economics from the University of Wales, Swansea (UK) in 2002.