is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Tarabut Gateway (TG) – the first and
largest company licensed open banking platform in MENA.
Abdulla has been a key figure in driving digital transformation across Bahrain and the
wider region. He worked closely with the Central Bank of Bahrain to pioneer the
Kingdom’s open banking regulation. Now, through TG, he focuses on projects that will
help reposition the region as the leading hub for innovative companies to come and test
their technologies. He is a strong advocate for putting data ownership into the hands of
the consumer and increasing access to financial services through emerging technologies.