Director of Investment with the main role of identifying investment opportunities that will serve to support Tamkeen's objectives and promote economic growth and new market opportunities in Bahrain.
Safa joined Tamkeen in 2008 with the Planning & Business Development Department overseeing the organizationâ€™s project development and investment support portfolio. In 2015, Safa was charged with heading Tamkeen's Corporate Planning Unit leading the development of the Corporate strategy portfolio, including strategic initiatives, corporate policies, operational planning, public consultations, along with business development and investment activities designed to serve the organization's objectives.
Safa has over 14 years of experience in developing projects and initiatives that support businesses development in areas of financing, grants and investment banking. Prior to Tamkeen, she has worked in various Organizations such as Bahrain Islamic Bank, Bahrain Development Bank on – Strategy development, performance management, Investment evaluations and fund management. Safa holds a Master's in Business Management from the Open University of Malaysia, Bachelors in Finance from University of Bangalore; India, and is a certified KPI and Balance Score Card practitioner. She has also completed her executive education on Innovation and Strategy with the Harvard Business School.