Management Team

Omar Al Temiemy
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Al Temiemy serves as the CEO of First Bahrain since his appointment by the Board of Directors as of 1 January 2019.

Mr. Al Temiemy is the former Vice President in the Investment Banking Department at Global Investment House in Kuwait. A previous member of the Global Investment House ( team since 2003, Mr. Al Temeimy brings significant experience in investment analysis and management.

He was a lead team member of issuing and restructuring more than USD 750 mn worth Bonds including the work as bondholders representative. Also, arranged short-term customized financing transaction and syndications of around KD 700 million. He worked as a financial advisor for debt restructuring in a USD 600 mn debt restructuring of an industrial company in Kuwait.

Mr. Al Temiemy Key Mergers and Acquisition Transactions include the Buy/Sell – side advisor transactions value of more than USD 200mn in different sectors including: educational, medical, leasing and financing, contracting and food and beverages.

His current and past board memberships include:

  • First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company (2014-2019)
  • First Securities Brokerage Company (Oula Wasata) (2014- 2019)
  • Global Investment House Jordan – Vice Chairman (2017)
  • Bayan Holding Company (2012-2014)

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, with a specialization in Finance, from the International Islamic University of Malaysia ( and a Master of Business Administration from the Kuwait Maastricht Business School. (

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).