Osama Abdel Razek Helmi is the Head of the Sharia'a Audit Section in Qatar Islamic Bank since 2006. In 1984 he started his career in the Risk Management department at Misr America International Bank an affiliate of Bank of America. Osama then moved to Saudi Arabia working in the Credit Inspection department at Riyadh Bank. He then moved to Qatar Islamic Bank working in Investment and Local Financing before assuming the position of Director of Credit Risk Management in the United Bank of Egypt. His experience, mostly in the areas of Finance and Credit, enabled him to contribute in the development of Islamic Finance in the United Bank of Egypt.
Osama holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Commerce in Accounting and is a Certified Lender License holder from Egypt. He is also a certified provider from the Marine Arabic Academy of Administrative Sciences.