Kevin Taylor occupies the position of Group Treasurer & Head-Investments at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Group Treasurer at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC (Investment Management). Mr. Taylor is also on the board of Al Hilal Bank PJSC.
He received an MBA from Macquarie University and a graduate degree from The Leonard N Stern School of Business.
Kevin Taylor is a thought leader and high-performing finance manager with international expertise and experience across banking and financial services, actively serving on the boards of several high-profile regional organizations.
He was recently appointed Chair of the New Medical Centre (NMC), the largest healthcare group in the UAE, to create a world-class governance framework and global best practice following the company’s exit from Administration. Kevin aligned private equity and bank financiers’ interests with the longer-term needs of the company and stakeholders.
Kevin has been an active member of the Al Hilal Board of Directors since Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s (ADCB’s) acquisition of the Islamic lender in 2019. In this role, he focused on talent recruitment and collaboration with technology innovators to drive the transition to a fully-digital Islamic bank. He was recognized as 1 of 4 executives responsible for shaping and concluding ADCB’s merger with Union National Bank (2019) and the subsequent acquisition of Al Hilal Bank from both a transaction and integration perspective.
As a member of the Gulf Capital Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee, he partnered with other board members to improve financial planning, forecasting, and deal risk analysis to improve shareholder returns.
He served as Group Chief Risk Officer of American Life Insurance Co. (ALICO) and held a position on the board of directors, the UK Supervisory Board, and AIG’s Micro Finance Board.
Kevin served as a member of ADCB’s Credit and Risk Committee and the bank’s 2025 Strategy Committee and digitization program.
Recruited as Treasurer and Head of Investments for ADCB in 2009, Kevin Championed a turnaround strategy that addressed every aspect of financial risk, management, liquidity, structure, and compliance leading the bank’s treasury out of a loss and positioning it for a decade of growth.
He has also held roles as Chief Risk Officer and Head of Enterprise Risk for ALICO and Treasurer Citibank International Retail Bank for CITIGROUP, where he also held roles as Treasurer across Europe, the Middle East, and North American markets. In his early career, he worked for the Westpac Banking Corp. in Sydney, London, and Hong Kong and Merrill Lynch in Melbourne.
Kevin earned a Master of Science (MS) in Risk Management from NYU Stern Business School, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Economics (BEc) from Latrobe University