Head of Wealth Management
Executive Vice President
Hanan joined Gatehouse in 2013 from Emirate NBD PJSC in London where she was Head of Priority Banking before becoming Head of Banking Services. She began her banking career in Kuwait with National Bank of Kuwait SAK and subsequently held management positions with National Bank of Kuwait (International) plc and Ahli United Bank (UK) plc. With over 23 years experience in the industry, Hanan has a solid background in the retail and private banking sectors. She holds a BA in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as well as IMC, IFQ, IAD (Securities) qualifications and a Certificate in Retail Banking Conduct of Business (CertRBCB).
Property Finance Manager
Faisal Dar joined Gatehouse in 2015 as a Vice President to build, launch and manage Gatehouse’s property finance service to our wealth management clients. Faisal was formerly with Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc where he spent over 10 years in residential lending and Shariah finance roles, the last 5 of those innovating Shariah compliant secured asset and liability products for AUB’s private bank clientele whilst building out a substantial residential property finance asset portfolio. He has over 17 years’ experience in banking and finance and holds a BSc in Natural Science from Brunel University, CeMAP and IFQ qualifications, and is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.