FTAHK x Bahrain EDB: Bahrain – MENA’s FinTech Hub

FTAHK and Bahrain EDB are taking you on a journey about the Sharing of Cross Location Opportunities. This webinar was held on the 9th December 2020. As innovation plays a vital role in driving more opportunities around the world, it is crucial to bridge the gap between talents and the cutting-edge technology. In this session, experts will be shedding more light on how cross-boundary working can be brought to newer heights.


  • Introduction by Benjamin Quinlan, Chairman, FTAHK ; CEO & Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates
  • Welcome from David Parker, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Bahrain EDB
  • Presentation by Naseem Fekri, Senior Executive – Business Development (FS) at Bahrain EDB – Panel Discussion
  • Q&A Session & Conclusion

Panel Speaker:

  • Ms. Yasmeen Janahi, Fintech & Innovation Unit, Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB)
  • Ms. Mirna Sleiman, Founder & CEO, Fintech Galaxy
  • Mr. Bader Sater, Head of Business Development and Acceleration Programs, Bahrain Fintech Bay (BFB)
  • Moderator: Musheer Ahmed, Founder & Managing Director, FinStep Asia: Board Member, FTAHK