Posted on December 28, 2014

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C., Head of Private Banking, Arfat Qayyum, addressed students of Qatar University - College of Business and Economics, during a discussion that focused on  Private Banking and its role  in Qatar’s banking sector.

This initiative, for the second time this year, comes as part of al khaliji’s Corporate Social Responsibility program and in line with the bank’s efforts to support the human development pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030. As a ‘next generation bank’, al khaliji strives to be involved with the Qatar’s future talent to help ensure  their knowledge is sufficient  and their skills are tuned. Such initiatives are at the heart of what al khaliji believes in. Having representatives from al khaliji at Qatar University, delivers practical and hands on expertise to the class-room environment. While addressing the students, Qayyum explained the products and solutions of Private Banking, onshore & offshore Wealth Management, factors influencing Private Banking clients as well as the factors influencing Qatar's Private Banking Market. The students also discussed a short case study related to the market.

The session was concluded by presenting al khaliji's approach to private banking, an area that al khaliji is actively pursuing in view of opportunities in wealth management and structured finance. Since 2007, al khaliji has been building its Premium and Private banking business in a highly competitive market, and has made its foot-print on the industry. al khaliji has recently received the ‘Best Private Bank in Qatar’ by the 2014 Global Private Banking Awards organized by The Banker magazine in conjunction with Professional Wealth Management magazine.