Senior Manager – Platform Commercialization, National Bank of Fujairah


Gavin Basma-Kwas is responsible for the commercialization of the new NBF Connect platform ( This ecosystem platform offers a suite of business services provided by fellow SMEs such as HR services, legal support, e-commerce and marketplace management for the SME community to meet their business needs. Additionally, the platform also allows companies to open SME accounts digitally and access online banking, engage in industry-focused conversations, a news and events hub with latest SME news and business trends. Additionally, Gavin is also responsible for growing NBF’s SME financial service offerings within the service sector and asset-light industry.


Gavin is an experienced, high-performance executive management leader with 10+ years C-Suite management, and 17+ years sales and business development experience in the FinTech, Banking/Lending, Consulting, and Executive Recruitment industries. Gavin has worked in various industries throughout his career from a small start-up SME to a billion-dollar US-listed firm.

Gavin was born in Nottingham, England but spent most of his teenage years living in Australia before returning to London. He has 2 young children, a boy who is 5 and a girl who is 3 and enjoys his free time on the golf course and travelling to new holiday destinations.

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