About Us


Bassam Al Wardi

CEO & Board Director

Bassam has a wealth of Duty Free experience and has contributed greatly to the success of Bahrain Duty Free, being a member of the Senior Management team for over 14 year . Bassam holds an MBA from Hull University in UK.


Dominic Carroll

Head of Finance

Mr. Carroll is a member of the Institute of Certifified Public Accountants in Ireland. He has been Head of Finance in Bahrain Duty Free since February 2008. Prior to joining Bahrain Duty Free, Mr. Carroll was Financial Manager of an Italian Pharmaceutical Company and prior to that worked in various financial roles for the Coca-cola Company over a 20 year period.

David Gorman

David Gorman

Head of Operations

David joined Bahrain Duty Free in November 2020 with over 30 years international experience in retail management & general operations leadership. Prior to joining Bahrain Duty Free, David worked with Aer Rianta International for 19 years in Ireland, Montenegro & Cyprus CTC. Currently responsible for Operations and Marketing.


Richard Wilkinson

Head of Purchasing

Richard joined Bahrain Duty Free in January, 2018 after 3 years working with Aer Rianta International Middle East as a Category Manager for its partner Airport locations in the Middle East. Based in the region for over 10 years Richard has worked with Colgate Palmolive and BMMI and has experience working within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector and beverages industry in Distributor and Sales Management roles. Richard holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Shibu Abraham

Shibu Abraham

Head of IT

Mr. Abraham joined Bahrain Duty Free in 2011 and is an accomplished senior professional with a highly successful background in IT management, IT Process Improvement and IT Operations. Prior to joining Bahrain Duty Free, Mr. Abraham worked with Agility Logistics as IT Manager heading up the IT Operations and Systems Development of Agility Logistics regionally. He also worked over a 14-year period in Oman, India, UAE and UK in various IT roles and with various companies such as PDO Oman and Allianz Insurance.

Sujat Ameen

Sujat Ameen

Head of Business Support

Sujat has been working with Bahrain Duty Free since 2007 and is currently responsible for Administration, Logistics & Inventory Management. Sujat has a vast experience working in various departments within Bahrain Duty Free and holds an MBA from Bangalore University in India.