Chief Executive Officer
Charles joined Gatehouse Bank plc as Chief Executive Officer on 8 May 2017. Prior to joining Gatehouse, Charles was Group Managing Director at Aldermore Bank from January 2011, where he was responsible for residential and commercial mortgages, plus property development. Before joining Aldermore, Charles was with Connells, one of the UK’s largest estate agency groups, where he was Group Mortgage Services Director. Prior to Connells, Charles was responsible for intermediary mortgage lending at both NatWest and RBS, plus the branch mortgage sales force within NatWest. He has worked for a number of other household names in the banking and building society sectors, including Nationwide and HBOS where he was a senior executive, responsible for mortgage sales and portfolio acquisitions.
Abdulaziz Al Duweesh
Chief Investment Officer
Abdulaziz Al Duweesh joined Gatehouse in April 2012. With over 18 years’ experience in the investment banking industry, Mr Al Duweesh established his career at the National Investment Company in Kuwait. During this time, he has specialised in senior management roles covering asset management, international equities and hedge fund activity across US and European markets. Mr Al Duweesh is also an executive member of several corporate boards with an emphasis on the energy investment and IT sectors.
Chief Financial Officer
Twalha Dhunnoo became Chief Financial Officer in April 2011and joined the Board shortly afterwards as an Executive Director. Mr Dhunnoo originally joined Gatehouse as Head of Finance, Operations & IT in September 2007. Alongside the leadership team, he played an important development role and managed the FSA authorisation process that led to Gatehouse Bank obtaining its banking licence in April 2008. Earlier in his career, Mr Dhunnoo held various London-based roles with Ernst & Young, Mellon Bank and Deutsche Bank. He holds a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England & Wales.
Executive Vice President
Mohaimin joined Gatehouse as General Counsel in October 2015. He is a UK qualified solicitor with more than 15 years in-house experience with Sharia compliant banks in the UK and GCC, having held senior positions at Al Hilal Bank, EIIB, Dubai Islamic Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. He has experience in both corporate and transactional law and has worked on establishment and listing of a Bank, issue of sukuk, financing, funds and private equity. He also has experience of international litigation and dealing with regulators.