Executive Management

 

Fahad Ghazi Al-Abduljaleel

CEO



Education

BS in Accounting, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Professional Affiliations

  • Ex-member of the debt Relief Fund which was launched by the Kuwaiti Government after the financial crisis
  • Certified Wealth Manager
  • Certified Credit Manager “Analyst”
  • Registered at Qatar Financial Centre as a representative of Kuwait Financial Centre to provide consultancy services to investors and servicing clients

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Wealth and Portfolio Management
  • Business Development
  • Market Intelligence
  • Strategic Planning

Experience

  • Over 15 years experience in the fields of investment and finance with wide experience in banking, corporate finance, investment and wealth management.
  • His experience includes developing business plans to support the overall strategy, vision and mission, and portfolio management.
  • Before joining Al-Fouz Investment Company, he worked for a number of banks such as Al-Ahli United Bank, Burgan Bank, and most recent Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz).
  • Headed the private banking department in Markaz for 9 years.
  • Managed sizeable portfolios for clients consisting of time deposits, cash instruments (money market fund and selling 3rd party funds and products).
  • Well versed with corporate credit.

Mohammad Shamoon Chaudry

Vice CEO



Education

  • Bachelor’s in Mathematics & Physics, Ohio Wesleyan University, USA
  • MBA, (Dean’s List), Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • Master’s in Finance (with Distinction), London Business School, UK

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Structuring and Developing Investment Products
  • Asset Management
  • Financial Control and Governance
  • Corporate Finance Advisory

Experience

  • Shamoon has more than 20 years of progressive and varied experience in the financial sector.
 He has been in the region for nine years, previously working primarily in investmentsand asset management with Boubyan Bank, Bahrain Islamic Bank and KFH Real Estate. Shamoon has extensive experience in managing private equity and real estate investments and notable expertise in structuring and developing investment products and asset management.
  • He started his career in investment banking within Corporate Finance/Advisory in Pakistan. He then moved to New York with ABN-Amro selling listed equities to funds investing in emerging markets. Subsequently he shifted to development finance helping Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). During this period he worked at government/policy level; industrial/ sector level and with individual enterprises. He also has extensive experience in financial control and governance.

Ahmad Al Khatib

Financial Manager



Education

  • Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA
  • Certified Management Accountant, CMA
  • BS in Economics and Business Administration, Mu’ta University, Jordan

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Institute of Management Accountants
  • Member with Chartered Financial Analyst “CFA Institute”

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Asset Valuation
  • Financial Modeling
  • Corporate Finance
  • Budgeting and Forecasting

Experience

  • 15 years in the financial industry with extensive exposure in Insurance, Investment, Oil & Gas and Hospitality sectors.
  • His recent experience as a senior financial analyst for about 2 years at Gulf Insurance Group, enabled him to be responsible for analyzing the performance, preparing financial forecasts, and strategic budgets for the group and its subsidiaries, as well as conducting financial due diligence procedures, evaluating new business opportunities and monitoring M&A.
  • Prior to that, he was an investment manger in private equity funds at AlMal Investment Company, whereby he gained vast experience involving focus on increasing the returns to stakeholders, translate strategic private equity investment vision into operating results for the company, conduct pre- investment study, analysis and thorough due diligence, and collaborate with legal professional to structure agreements, understand risks and sort various legal issues with regards to the portfolio.

Mohamed Ahmed Fathy

Compliance & AML Manager



Education:

  • BS in Law, English section, Alexandria University, Egypt.
  • Certified Islamic Specialist in Governance and Compliance.
  • Certified Risk and Compliance Management Professional.
  • Certified Risk and Compliance Management Professional Trainer.
  • International Advanced Certificate in Compliance (ICA).
  • Certified Corporate Governance Officer (CCGO).

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of the Egyptian Lawyers Bar Association.
  • Member of the Arabs Lawyers Bar Union.

Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Legal.
  • Compliance.
  • Corporate Governance.
  • Anti-Money Laundering.·        
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Policies and Procedures.

Experience:

  • Mohamed has more than 10 years of experience in the legal and compliance with extensive exposure to the Banking, Real Estate, Brokerage, and Investment sectors.
  • He started his career in Egypt in the training sector with New Horizons Alexandria then he shifted to the banking sector where he worked for Commercial International bank, Mashreq bank and National Bank of Greece. Within the banks, he was responsible for compliance of retail and corporate banking products to the regulations of the Central Bank of Egypt.
  • He then moved to Kuwait in early 2012 working for Acico Group as a compliance officer for two listed companies of the group on the KSE, complying with CMA rules.
  • He then shifted to the financial sector in Kuwait with Al-Waseet Financial Services company as a compliance and AML manager.
  • His experience includes the implementation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and providing consultancy and support to the BoD and all the members of the administration to ensure their compliance with the related laws and regulations.