Wholesale Financial Services
Omar Al-Bakri is a Senior Wholesale Financial Services executive search professional. He began his career in corporate banking with Barclays bank before moving to BNP Paribas where he spent five years. His most recent role in finance was as a Relationship Manager in the Financial Institutions Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. During his banking career, Omar executed a number of transactions across a variety of different product classes, including transaction services, risk management and debt finance.
Prior to joining Alderbrooke, he began the build out of a successful Corporate & Transaction Banking practice for Leathwaite LLP a leading executive search boutique. He has led searches in the UK, EMEA (particularly Africa) and the U.S. with a focus on leadership positions in wholesale, corporate and transaction banking. He has also undertaken Board and functional searches for consultancies and integrated Financial Services groups.
Omar maintains a global network of senior bankers, and given his banking background has a deep understanding of the financial services industry and the variety of products therein, giving him a unique and expert view on the needs of his clients.