Wassim is a highly experienced investment banker with over 14 years of advisory expertise (16 years of overall professional experience) focusing on institutionalizing the Saudi private sector, supporting the development of the capital markets and advancing the Saudi economic transformation plan by leveraging NCB Capital’s platform and full investment banking services spectrum.

Since becoming head of investment banking in 2015, Wassim led the re-establishment of NCB Capital’s investment banking franchise and rallied it to top positions in Saudi investment banking league tables.

In addition to his leadership role in investment banking, Wassim has been a core member of NCB Capital’s senior management team since 2015, supporting the CEO and Board of Directors in the development of the firm’s long-term strategy and running its execution. He also has vast experience in governance through his active roles on multiple committees within NCB Capital and proven experience representing core shareholders on the boards of private and listed companies in the middle east