Vince Cook

Chief Executive Officer, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC

Vince joined National Bank of Fujairah in 2009 as the bank’s Chief Executive Officer. Since then, he has led its transformational growth as one of the fastest growing banks in the UAE, with a specialised focus in trade finance, treasury and corporate banking. Under his leadership, NBF ranked 4th in the GCC and 1st in the UAE in Mediaquest’s Top CEO Awards in 2017. He has spent the majority of his 35+ years in banking, in the Middle East. This included senior positions in Barclays Bank Plc’s Corporate Banking and Middle East Group divisions and a stint as Managing Director, Gulf, of Barclays Capital. Prior to his current appointment, he had general management positions in two other regional banks. Vince has a Doctorate of Business Administration from the University of Liverpool and MBA from Henley Management College, UK.