Jawad Ahmed Bukhamseen

Jawad Ahmed founded the Jawad Bukhamseen Commercial Corporation in 1957, building what is now one of Kuwait’s largest financial and industrial conglomerates, the Bukhamseen Group, with assets including holdings in Kuwait International Bank and First Gulf Bank. The group is also active in real estate, retail, hospitality, education and media. His family has an estimated wealth of $7.2 billion.