Esmahan Hassan Bokhowa
Head of the Economic Committee
Esmahan Bokhowa is high profile a visionary female entrepreneur who is recognized as a leader in both retail mall management and her community. Esmahan has over 25 years of management experience. Started out as an accounting trainee and rose through the ranks to become Share Holder and Finance Director in the Bokhowa Group, the family-owned conglomerate with subsidiaries in construction, trading, real estate and retail.
In her parallel role as general manager at Saar Mall, Mrs. Bokhowa has successfully established the Mall at the heart of the Saar neighborhood by actively engaging with the community through an expanding programme of promotions, charity and cultural events.
Esmahan has an MBA from Torrens University in Australia, is an honorary member of the Entrepreneur Organization (EO), sits on Tamkeen Advisory Board for the retail, construction and services sectors and others, member of Middle East Council of Shopping Centers & Retailers (MECS+R), also member of Bahrain Businesswomen Society. She has been listed as one of Bahrain's Most Influential Women in Gulf Magazine for the past three years.