Mr. Talal Jassim Al-Bahar



Mr. Talal Al-Bahar has over 17 years of experience in the financial and Real Estate investment and development sectors. 

Locally, Mr. Al-Bahar is the Chairman of IFA Hotels & Resorts and the Vice Chairman and CEO of Kuwait Real Estate Company. He is also a Board Member of Commercial Real Estate Co. (Al-Tijaria).  

Internationally, he chairs United Investments (Portugal) and Yotel Limited (UK). He also serves on the Board of Directors of Kingdom-Beirut (Lebanon), Miami International Securities Exchange-MIAX (USA) and Miami International Holding (USA). 

Previously, Mr. Al-Bahar served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of International Financial Advisors, Chairman and Managing Director of Kuwait Invest Holding, Jeezan Holding and Al-Deera Holding Company and Board Member of 1st Takaful Insurance Company.

Mr. Talal is the Chairman of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Board Executive Committee at Boursa Kuwait. 

Mr. Talal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University in the USA.