Hashim Shawa

Hashim Shawa

Chairman of Bank of Palestine Group

PALESTINE

Hashim Shawa joined Bank of Palestine as Chairman and General Manager in 2007. In 2017 he became Chairman of the Bank of Palestine Group to focus on the group’s strategic direction. Today the group has an Islamic Banking Subsidiary (Arab Islamic Bank), a Fintech arm (PalPay), a Brokerage Investment arm (Al Wasata).
Shawa is Chairman of the boards of directors of Al-Wasata & PalPay Company. He is a member of the Emerging Markets Advisory Council at the International Institute of Finance Washington DC, a member of the board of trustees of Bethlehem University; and the World Economic Forum in Geneva.