GFH Financial Group has recently joined the World Economic Forum (WEF) as an associate partner, aligning with the group’s efforts to broaden its global presence and engage in meaningful collaborations. This partnership allows senior leaders from GFH to actively participate in and contribute to the WEF’s annual meeting in Davos, a significant gathering of influential leaders shaping the global agenda.
Through its association with the WEF, GFH looks forward to being part of the “Shaping the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems” initiative, an endeavour that brings together representatives from leading global companies and subject matter experts in the financial domain.
Salah Sharif, the Chief Operating Officer of GFH, expressed delight in joining WEF as an associate partner, emphasising the group’s commitment to expanding its business, global presence, and networks. The partnership provides GFH with the opportunity to leverage unique access at the highest levels facilitated by WEF. Sharif stated that GFH is eager to contribute to essential global economic conversations, sharing expertise and insights related to core investment sectors and the various geographies in which the group is active.
Joanna Lahham, the Regional Manager of Business Engagement for the Middle East and Africa at WEF, noted that the forum is excited to deepen its presence in Bahrain and anticipates that the partnership with GFH, a key player in Bahrain’s financial landscape, will enhance engagement and impact within the broader GCC region.
GFH Financial Group, with assets and funds under management exceeding $19 billion, has a strong international footprint with offices and affiliates across the GCC, US, UK, and Europe. The group’s investment strategy focuses on high-impact priority sectors, including education, healthcare, logistics, living, sustainable infrastructure, and technology. GFH is listed on four GCC stock exchanges.