Graduated ranked first in the class of 1997, GPA 3.97 / 4.0 - Summa Cum Laude, Honor's List, Kuwait University, Kuwait, 1997.
Won the "Wall Street Journal" award for best achievement in Finance, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2001.
Dean's list, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2000 - 2001.
Member of the BETA GAMMA SIGMA, the Honors Association for the AACSB Accredited Business Programs.
Visionary Award - Central Bank Governor For The Year 2015, by The Union of Arab Banks (UAB) in recognition of his achievements in establishing successful Monetary and Regulatory Policies in The State of Kuwait.