Lubna Qassim, Senior Executive VP, Group Chief General Counsel, Emirates NBD
Lubna is Senior Executive Vice President, Group Chief General Counsel, Emirates NBD Bank PJSC and also their first female EXCO member. She built and leads one of the best in-house legal teams in the Middle East as elected by Legal500 in 2016.
She started her career with the corporate finance practice Clifford Chance, a global magic circle law firm in UK. Seven years later, she joined the UAE Federal Government to reform a suite of economic legislations shaping UAE’s legal landscape.
She sits on numerous boards and is the first UAE National to have worked at the World Bank as the Public Sector Consultant and also at the House of Lords, Parliament of the UK. She holds a Hons LLB from Brunel University in UK and also Post Graduation Diploma from Leeds University and a Diploma in International Relations from George Town University, Washington DC. She is a global traveler and enjoys reading, swimming and writing.