Management Team

Daniel Taylor
Chief Financial Officer

Daniel Taylor is a co-founder of Majaal and a core member of the executive team of First Bahrain. Daniel is responsible for the financial management of the company, including all administrative and legal affairs.

Daniel earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University, Chicago, USA ( He studied for his BA at the University of Virginia, USA (

Daniel is member of the Urban Land Institute ( and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (

Yasser Abu-Lughod
Chief Development Officer

Yasser Abu-Lughod brings over 27 years of international project management and engineering experience to the team at Majaal and First Bahrain where he serves as the Head of Development, leading the Company’s development efforts from concept to construction to commissioning and beyond.

Yasser holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; USA ( He is a Chartered Professional Engineer and a member of the Institution of Engineers in Australia, a holder of the Project Management Professional certification (PMP) and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Khalid Shaheen
Business Development Manager

Khalid Khalil Shaheen leads our sales and leasing team. He is responsible for building key customer relationships with both new and existing clients. He is always on the lookout for new business opportunities as he keeps a keen eye on current market conditions.

Prior to First Bahrain, Khalid worked at Addax Bank as a member of the Corporate Finance team where he was responsible for analysis of investment opportunities and assesment of associated financial risks and returns.

Khalid holds a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University, Chicago, USA ( as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction from the New York Institute of Technology.