Maisa J. Shunnar
Maisa J. ShunnarChief Digital Transformation Officer
Bahrain Islamic Bank

Maisa has substantial experience in Transformation and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR). She oversees Business Planning and is responsible for strategy alignment to the latest industry practices within the FinTech field for Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB).

Maisa is a notable speaker and active participant on topics such as FinTech and Transformation. She participated in many conferences within the Middle East & Europe. Furthermore, she is a member in many national committees in the fields of Fintech and Innovation. Additionally, Maisa serves on the Advisory Board of Bahrain FinTechBay.

Prior to holding her current position in BisB, Maisa worked in the National Bank of Abu Dhabi as Transformation Manager, headed the BPR Department in the Electronic Government Authority of Bahrain and she served as the Manager of Performance and Productivity Improvements for Electronic Data Systems – Bahrain. Prior to moving to the Middle East, Maisa worked in Shell Oil and Gas and for the City of Houston in the State of Texas, USA.

Maisa holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration majoring in Computer Information Systems from the University of Houston (Texas, USA), and a Master degree in Business Communication and Leadership from Jones International University (Colorado, USA).

Furthermore, Maisa has acquired a Certificate from Oxford University on Fintech, a Diploma in Islamic Finance Studies from CIMA, UK and a Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia Business School in Fintech, Digital and Analytics.