Deputy Governor

Personal Details 

Name: Yousef J. Al-Obaid


Academic Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science - Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, USA, 1983.
  • Graduate of the Harvard University's General Manager Program.
  • Graduate of Senior Executive Forum of the IMD, Switzerland.


Work Experience


  • Deputy Governor and Board Member, Central Bank of Kuwait, May 2012 - Present.
  • Member of the Market Committee, Kuwait Stock Exchange Market.
  • Executive Director of the Supervision Sector, Central Bank of Kuwait, September 2010 - April 2012.
  • Manager of the Offsite Supervision Department, Central Bank of Kuwait, January 2009 - August 2010.
  • General Manager of Corporate Finance, Boubyan Bank, 2004 - 2008.
  • General Manager of the Corporate Credit Division, Commercial Bank of Kuwait, 1983 - 2004.
  • Chairman, Credit Information Network (CiNet).
  • Chairman, Boubyan Takaful Insurance Company K.S.C.
  • Board Member: KNET (the Shared Electronic Banking Services Company K.S.C.C.), Aloula Real Estate Investment Company K.S.C., Kuwait Clearing Company K.S.C. and Kuwait Prefabricated Building Company K.S.C.