Bassam has over 32 years of international experience in brokerage, investments, and financial consultancy. He joined SICO in 2008 as Head of Brokerage before leaving in 2010 to join QInvest, Qatar as Head of Regional Brokerage. Prior to re-joining SICO in 2013 as General Manager of SICO Financial Brokerage, Bassam was Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain-based ABC Securities. Previously, he worked with Banque Saudi Fransi in Saudi Arabia, BMB Investment Bank and Lehman Brothers in Bahrain, a private family office in Paris, and M. Sternburg & Company in the USA. Bassam holds a BSc degree in Business Administration & Economics from King’s College, New York, USA.