Issam Altawari
Issam Altawari
Issam Altawari
Managing Partner, Newbury Economic Consultancy Co.

Mr. Al Tawari is currently the Managing Partner for Newbury Economic Consultancy and he was the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Rasameel Structured Finance Company,  a Capital Markets focused Investment Company 

supervised by the Capital Markets Authority/Central Bank of Kuwait and Chairman of Rasameel Investment Bank a Dubai based, DIFC regulated bank. His latest area of interest is the development of Islamic debt capital markets.

He started his career with Arab Banking Corporation (ABC), Bahrain working in the Commercial Banking area.

He then worked extensively on Corporate Finance issues with ABC’s what then was a newly incorporated subsidiary in 1994 ABC Islamic Bank to become Associate Director for syndications and marketing. He joined The International 

Investor (TII), Kuwait in 1998 in the Structured Finance area. His last position with TII was the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

He served on the board of directors of a number of companies and funds. He was also the ex- Chairman of Ain Takaful Insurance Company, Kuwait, Kuwait and ex-Chairman of Binaá & Namaá (Sorooh) Investment Company specialized in financing B.O.T. projects and a co-founder of Ritaj Investment Company. He regularly speaks at Islamic Banking industry conferences and seminars.

He holds MBA (Dist.) from Hull University, UK and he is an Alumni of Harvard Business School and Henley Management College.