Mr. Salman Kabani

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Mr. Salman Kabani

Head of Operational Risk
Bank Nizwa


Salman Kabani’s professional Banking career spanning over 18 years in the GCC/Middle East and domestic markets, having worked in the entire spectrum of Commercial & Investment Banking; culminating in core competency as Subject-Matter Expert in Enterprise Risk and Portfolio Management; setting and devising strategies for all the areas of commercial banking.


Currently, he is heading Operational Risk, Market Risk and Strategy at Bank Nizwa, Oman. He is an MBA in Finance and Masters in Economics; and Certified Sharia Advisor and Auditor from AAOIFI.

During his experience, he has established and led the Enterprise Risk Management function in the large public and private sector banks; directed strategic projects for generating economic value, profiling all material risks, developing and maintaining a sound capital adequacy assessment process and setting “in-control” status. He is exceptionally skilled in developing/setting- up enterprise risk functions, managing complex cross-functional teams, driving growth plans, business strategies and delivering results within changing risk and regulatory environments.