Gordon Haskins is CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Al Hilal Bank Kazakhstan, having joined AHBK in November 2016. AHBK is now part of the UAE’s 3rd largest banking group, which has operations in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and China.
Gordon has over 28 years of experience in banking and law. Prior to joining AHBK, he was Country Executive, Chairman of the Management Board, and Member of the Board of Directors of RBS Kazakhstan for 3 years prior to its sale by RBS Group in 2016. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer for the RBS capital markets and derivatives business for the EMEA region. He worked with RBS Group for over 13 years, having also been Managing Director in Regulatory Developments and Head of Transaction Executionin the Secured Corporate Debt business.
Gordon started his career as a lawyer, working for 12 years in both London (with Clifford Chance) and Vancouver (with Davis & Co,now DLA Piper). He holds a bachelor's degree in history and politics from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (1987) and a law degree from the University of Toronto (1991).