Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Kuwait
Mr. Al-Obaid serves as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait.
Prior to his current position, he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Control Department & Director of the Office Control Department.
Prior to his job at the Central Bank, he held several executive positions at local banks, most recently as General Manager of Boubyan Bank's banking services group. He also served as the Chairman of Credit Information Network & Boubyan Takaful Insurance Company and was a board member in several other companies.
He also represents the Central Bank of Kuwait as a member in the Public Debt Management Committee, after being the bank’s representative in the Kuwait Stock Exchange Committee.
Mr. Al-Obaid holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami and a Graduate of the General Manager Program from Harvard University.