CEO’s Message

Basil M. Al-Ghalayini is the Founder and NonExecutive
Director of Akar One. Currently, he is the CEO of BMG Financial Group in
KSA. Previously, he was the Managing Director at The International
Investor, London, for seven years. Prior to that, he was with the
Investment Management Division of The National Commercial Bank of Saudi
Arabia in Jeddah and London for eight years. He was also the Secretary
General of the Arab Bankers Association of the United Kingdom. He was a
board member of the SME Council of Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
Currently, he is the President of the Saudi-Syrian Joint Businessmen
Council and a board member of the Saudi-British Joint Businessmen
Council.