Director, Silicon FinTech Bay


Director, FinTech Consortium

Chief Executive Director,

Bahrain FinTech Bay

Vice President, J.P. Morgan

Associate, Barclays Capital

Khalid Dannish

Khalid Dannish is the Chief Executive Director of Bahrain FinTech Bay.


Khalid has 7 years of international experience in investment banking risk management focusing on market risk at J.P. Morgan and Barclays Capital in London, and ABC in Bahrain.

Most recently he was Vice President in the firm wide market risk team at J.P. Morgan overseeing all spread and macro businesses, leading teams in London and New York. He was engaged in strategic risk technology projects including the migration to a new risk analytics cross-platform suite and leading one of the first pilot applications of the robotics initiatives, promising opportunities to drive new value through automation and insight.

Prior to J.P. Morgan, he was leading business analysis and project management delivery for the FX business, facilitating flow and exotics enhancement programmes at Barclays Capital. He has also worked for an investment advisory delivering fund performance analysis and recommendations to assist in advisory decisions for institutional clients seeking investment manager and cross asset class fund selection.

Khalid holds an MSc. in Investment Management and a BSc in Investment & Financial Risk Management from Cass Business School, London.