Mr. Shirke joined OC in August 2008 as Head of Finance, to oversee the function of Finance. A Chartered Accountant from India and Certified Public Accountant from USA, Mr. Shirke has 25 years of work experience, predominately in banking services industry. During his career, Mr. Shirke has held many senior management positions in the Finance and related functions in various financial institutions in the Gulf.
Prior to joining OC, he worked as Manager – Financial Planning & Control of Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) in Bahrain for two and a half years, responsible for strategic planning and internal control. During his career, he has spent many years in senior management roles with multi-national institutions, such as, BNP Paribas and American Express in Bahrain.
Mrs. Ameeri joined OC in March 2018 as Acting Risk Manager. She brings with her over eleven years of banking experience and has undergone intensive training in banking and finance covering the various facets of risk. She holds an Associate PRM Certificate, a risk management professional certificate issued by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) and is also a member of the International Compliance Association (MICA).
Prior to joining OC, she worked as a Senior Credit Analyst at BMI Bank BSC for nine years.
Mrs. Karen joined OC in July 2016 as Executive Secretary/P.A, to assist the Executive Team in all administrative tasks. She brings with her over 10 years of work experience, predominately in the real estate/hospitality services industry.