(1963 - )
Born in Kuwait in 1963, Mr. Shawwa is married with three children.
B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Memphis, Tennessee,
Mr. Shawwa is the Gaza Branch Coordinator of the Arab
Bank. For many years, Mr. Al Shawa worked as the Director of Foreign
Relations for the Bank of Palestine in the Gaza
Strip, where he later became the youngest person to ever serve as
the head of the Bank. He is the Treasurer of the Palestine Investment
Fund; the Secretary-General of the Palestine Banking Association; a
member of the Palestine Food Industries Company and a member of the
Palestine National House of Books.
He is extensively involved in community work, serving
as the President of the Gaza Sporting Club; President of Atfaluna
Society for Deaf Children in Gaza and a member of the Board of Directors
of the Spanish-Palestinian Training Institute.
In 2003, he was nominated as the Minister of Energy
for the new Palestinian Authority Cabinet. He is a member of Fatah.
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