Ali Al-Husry

Ali Al-Husry

Director, Hikma Pharmaceuticals

Ali Al-Husry serves as a director of Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, the holding company for the Hikma Group, established in Jordan in 1978. Hikma Group has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2005 and a FTSE 100 company since 2015. In 1989 he launched Hikma’s activities in Europe by establishing its subsidiary in Portugal. Mr. Al-Husry is a founder and Board Member of Capital Bank of Jordan, where he served as Chairman and CEO of the Bank from its establishment in 1995 until 2007. During his tenure as CEO of the Bank, Mr. Al-Husry expanded banking operations into Iraq through the acquisition of National Bank of Iraq, and was instrumental in leading the establishment of the Bank’s Investment Banking and Capital Markets activities.

Mr. Al-Husry is also an active philanthropist and Angel investor, spearheading the establishment of DASH Ventures, a multi-sector, multi-stage investment vehicle providing capital to high-growth startups and SMEs in Jordan and across the Middle East, serving as Executive Director. In 2008, he was the driving force behind the launch of Endeavor in Jordan, part of a global non-profit that is leading the movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by supporting high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. He served as Chairman of the Endeavor Jordan board and is actively engaged in mentoring several of its Endeavor Entrepreneurs.

Mr. Al-Husry is also involved with local and international NGO work. He recently joined the Middle East Advisory Council of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and is a member of the Board of Directors for Microfund for Women. Mr. Al-Husry also sits on the Board of Trustees for Jordan University of Science and Technology. He previously served as a member of the Board of Trustees for The Jordan Museum, The Association of Banks in Jordan, The Institute of Banking Studies, Al-Hussein Fund for Excellence as well as The Insurance Commission.

Mr. Al-Husry holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A from INSEAD, France.


 





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