About Saleh

Saleh’s focus is on banking and the public sector. His past work includes transformation efforts for banks, developing various sector strategies for countries across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and developing the consumer-lending framework for a GCC state.

Saleh started with McKinsey in 2003, where he focused on banking and public sector work. Between 2008 and 2017, Saleh worked in Islamic banking, asset management, and real estate, where he was the CEO of an Islamic asset-management firm in Kuwait. Saleh has served on numerous boards in Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan and Kuwait, and in banking, automotive, and fast-moving consumer goods.

Saleh is a Kuwaiti native and is a fluent speaker of Arabic and English.

Prior to re-joining McKinsey, Saleh worked for more than 8 years in Kuwait in Islamic banking, asset management, and real estate.


Wharton School of Business

Georgetown University
BSc, accounting