Hana Al Rostamani هناء الرستماني

Hana Al Rostamani هناء الرستماني

Hana Al Rostamani, serving as the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the largest bank in the United Arab Emirates and one of the world’s largest and most secure financial institutions, oversees assets totaling over USD 300 billion.

Known for her role as a change leader, Hana actively fosters a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion within the organization. She holds the distinction of being the first female CEO of a UAE-based bank. With over 25 years of experience in banking and financial services, Hana brings extensive industry expertise to her leadership role. Before assuming her current position as GCEO in January 2021, she served as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and Group Head of Personal Banking at FAB, driving the transformation of the bank’s consumer banking division towards a customer-centric, digitally-driven approach. Prior to her tenure at FAB, Hana held progressive roles at First Gulf Bank, Citibank, and AW Rostamani Group, both domestically and internationally.

Currently, Hana chairs the Global Council on the Sustainable Development Goals, with a particular focus on development goal 7, ‘Affordable and Clean Energy.’ Additionally, she sits on the boards of several organizations, including Buna, the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), and the Executive Board of the US-UAE Business Council.

Hana is an alumna of George Washington University in the United States, where she earned both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Information Management. Recently, she claimed the top spot in Forbes Middle East’s ranking of the region’s most influential businesswomen. A native of the UAE, Hana is married with three children.