Executive Director of Financial Services Division in the EDB

David Parker

David Parker holds an MBA from the University of South Wales. He is currently the Executive Director of Financial Services in Bahrain Economic Development Board. He is also a Board Member in Bahrain FinTech Bay. David, along with the BDB, plays a very integral part in making Bahrain a Fintech Hub as they create an inviting atmosphere for Startup companies. His work brings him into daily contact with inspiring people – carers, sharers and darers – some of whom are literally changing the world of finance through disruptive technologies and innovation. Before moving to Bahrain he had the pleasure or working with many people in numerous locations across the world, assisting them with their investment attraction and/or connecting them with growth businesses. David’s assignments ranged from Leeds to Lithuania, Scotland to South Australia, Jersey to Hong Kong, Wales to New York and many more. He relishes every challenge that comes his way.