This article seeks to give the Top 10 most richest and influential people in Bahrain 2019. Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain is an Arab constitutional monarchy in the Persian Gulf.
According to reports by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, Bahrain has the fastest-growing economy in the Arab world. Bahrain also has the freest economy in the Middle East and is twelfth-freest overall in the world based on the 2011 Index of Economic Freedom published by the Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal.
In 2008, Bahrain was named the world’s fastest-growing financial center by the City of London’s Global Financial Centres Index. Bahrain’s banking and financial services sector, particularly Islamic banking, have benefited from the regional boom driven by demand for oil. Petroleum production and processing is Bahrain’s most exported product, accounting for 60% of export receipts, 70% of government revenues, and 11% of GDP. Aluminium production is the second-most exported product, followed by finance and construction materials
Here are the Richest and Most Influential People in Bahrain
10. Milan Macala
Head Coach of Bahrain national team
He has previously coached in the area with the national teams of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain, winning the Gulf Cup of Nations with the latter in 1996 and 1998. As a player, he made his name with SK Sigma Olomouc where he also began his coaching career before going on to work for Slavia Prague, FC Baník Ostrava, the Czechoslovakia national football team, Kazma Sporting Club, Al Nasr and Al Ain FC.
9. Steve Harrison
Executive Director and Advisor to the CEO Bahrain Economic Development Board
Bahrain’s Economic Development Board is charged with formulating and overseeing the country’s economic development strategy, and as executive director and advisor to chief executive Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa, Steve Harrison has a significant say in the direction these efforts take.
A former deputy British ambassador to Bahrain, Harrison had an extensive career in the diplomatic service dating back to 1986 when he served in the Indian Ocean Islands section of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
In addition to a previous stint in the British Embassy in Bahrain, Harrison worked as consul general at Ekaterinburg for the Russian Federation. He was also deputy private secretary to the Duke of York at Britain’s Buckingham Palace.