General Manager, Credit & Structuring
Saif Zawaneh is currently the General Manager of the Credit & Structuring Department, where he is responsible for leading the credit risk function and deal structuring. Saif has more than 15 years of hands-on credit assessment and deal structuring across the Middle East, Africa and Asia regions.
Saif joined the IsDB Group in 2006 under the Young Professional Program, and became part of ITFC where he progressed through different roles in Credit & Structuring Function, including Structured Commodity Finance, and eventually taking the role of Division Manager to lead the Credit & Structuring Function, a position he successfully held for four years. Prior to joining IsDB Group/ITFC, Saif served at USAID projects and the Ministry of Planning & International Cooperation in Jordan.
Saif obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Banking & Finance from Al Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan in 2002, his Master’s Degree in Globalization & Communications from University of Leicester, UK in 2004, and attended Executive Programs at Duke University and London Business School. Saif is also a certified Credit Professional by Moody’s Analytics.