Meet the impactiive® Team: Declan Ball

Mr. Ball has been involved in financial and professional services for over 30 years. He trained as a lawyer (solicitor) in England.  After completing his Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) and a postgraduate qualification, he taught in Sudan and Syria before studying Arabic (Damascus and Cairo) and then transitioning to Human Resources (HR). His first HR role was as a member of the Telecom Australia advisory team to Saudi Telecom Company. He joined his first bank, Riyad Bank, in 1991 and became Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and a member of the Executive Team for the first time in 2002 with Banque Saudi Fransi. Since then, Mr. Ball has been CHRO, Deputy CHRO or Chief HR Advisor with several banks: Dubai Bank, EFG-Hermes, Al Khaliji Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Invest AD and FINCA Impact Finance. He has also held senior roles with two “Big 4” professional services firms: Middle East HR Director, EY and Middle East HR Director (Leadership & Succession), PwC.

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Meet the impactiive® Team: DMARKETING

Founded in 2017, DMARKETING provides strategic guidance and support to corporate executives on development and implementation of marketing and customer strategy plans and initiatives, in accordance with local market share objectives and the Company's brand strategy.

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Meet the impactiive® Team: Idlir Bekteshi

For more than 2 years, Idlir was the Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and, at the same time, acting CFO at FED invest, a Savings and Credit Association based in Tirana, Albania.  In such capacity, besides performing typical tasks for the position, like supervising the preparation of financial statements and control over the financial reporting, Idlir also developed a new reporting package for ALCO, in line with recent industry standards, thus contributing to better decision making in FED invest.

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