Mr. Layth Al-Falaki
Layth Al-Falaki was appointed Chief Executive Officer at GuarantCo in January 2022.
Prior to joining GuarantCo, Layth was Chief Risk Officer (CRO) at the Private Infrastructure Development Group, which owns GuarantCo, since April 2018. He was a non-executive member of the Boards of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and GuarantCo.
Before joining PIDG, Layth was CRO at ICICI Bank UK, the European hub of India’s largest private sector bank, where his responsibilities included credit, operational, market and liquidity risk as well as regulatory frameworks. Prior to this, he was the CRO at the British Arab Commercial Bank, formerly part of the HSBC group. Layth has had a long career in banking and has in-depth experience in emerging markets, trade services, operations, audit, marketing, correspondent banking and compliance.
Layth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Management Science and a Master’s degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics and Political Science.