Fahima Al Bastaki
Senior Vice President, Business Development Division Head Dubai Financial Market


Mrs. Al Bastaki, started her career in DFM in 2004 as the Listing and Disclosure Department Manager where she spearheaded a number of successful initiatives attracting companies to list on DFM and managed 80% of total listings on DFM. Mrs Al Bastaki plays a key role in the development of DFM as a public listed company and champions and encourages best practices in Investor Relations amongst listed companies, and works collaboratively with regulatory bodies such as SCA. Mrs. Al Bastaki has led the organization of the DFM international investor conferences in London and New York since 2007 and continue to do so. At the end of 2008 Mrs. Al Bastaki’s role was expanded to oversee the Market Development Division and in 2010, the new DFM organization structure included the expansion of her role as a Business Development Division Head, focusing on Issuer Affairs, Corpoarate Communications and Investor Relations.

Mrs. Al Bastaki started her career at HSBC Middle East in 1998, bringing a total of 15 years of experience within the financial sector and capital markets in the UAE.

Mrs. Al Bastaki holds a Bachelor degree in Applied Science of Business Administration. She is a Certified Financial Advisor of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK), and has acted as a Committee Member of the Officials & Directors of GCC Stock Markets and Authorities under the GCC Secretariat General in addition to being a senior assessor of Dubai Quality and Chairwoman of Dubai Chapter of the Middle East IR Society.

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