Jassim Alseddiqi is currently the CEO of Abu Dhabi Financial Group , and the chairman of SHUAA Capital and Eshraq properties. He is a Board Member at First AbuDhabi Bank (FAB),Tourism & Development Investment Company (TDIC) and ADNOC Distribution.
Jassim Alseddiqi holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University (USA).
Fadel Al Ali
Fadel Al Ali is an accomplished business figure recognised for his expertise in corporate governance and strategic commercial roles across a range of industries including real estate, hospitality, investment and banking. Mr Al Ali is a board member with Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du), EMAAR MISR for Development SAE- Egypt, NBAD Private Bank (Suisse) SA, Switzerland. Al Ali holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and System Engineering from University of Southern California.
Abdul Khalil Ali, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
Khalil has been with ADCG since 2009 and has over 25 years of investment experience throughout Asia and the GCC. Khalil is involved with the asset allocation and investment process of all asset classes.
Khalil holds a BA from National University of Singapore and is a CFA charter holder.
Chief Financial Officer
Anand is an accomplished finance professional with over 29 years of experience in financial strategy, investments, planning and regulatory reporting activities. He has been in the region for the last 25 years of his career. Anand graduated from St. Xavier’s College in Calcutta with a Bachelor of Commerce. He is also a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Chief Executive Officer of IMKAN & Capital Group Properties
Walid El-Hindi has over 20 years of experience in the Development and master planning of residential, commercial and institutional projects. He will be leading the development and delivery of our diverse real estate portfolio in both domestic and international markets. Walid holds BARCH Degree from the University of Minnesota (USA).
Chief Executive Officer – H Hospitality Collection
Claudio has over 30 years of Operations, Investment and Development experience in the Hospitality Industry, working for a number of notable companies around the world. His focus is to grow HHC’s existing brands, making it an efficient and expert hotel manager and a trusted partner for any kind of investor. Claudio holds a BA in Economics from Perugia University, Italy & a Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University, USA.
Mishal Al Kasimi
Chief Executive Officer – Healthcare Platform
Dr Mishal has extensive medical experience in the USA and UAE working in direct clinical care, management and leadership. Throughout his career he has worked in both governmental and private organizations.
Dr Mishal did all his studies and training in the USA and is a certified Physician executive by American Association of Physician Leaders.
Head of Private Office Finance & HR
Krishna Prakash is an accomplished finance professional with over 28 years of experience in finance, accounts, Audit and HR. He has been in the region for the last 22 years of his career. KP is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor from Information Systems Audit and Control Association USA.
Muhammad Yasir Ghani CA, FCCA
Head of Risk and Audit
Over 17 years of diversified experience in the field of finance, risk, assurance, investments and accounting with BIG 4 firms and a leading Bank in Australia and Middle East. His focus is to build on Governance, Risk and Control environment in Group operations. Yasir is an Associate Chartered Accountant with The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a Fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA UK).
Mohamad El Sherkawi
General Counsel & Head of Legal Department
Mohamad has over 14 years of experience practicing law, as both in-house legal counsel (for a leading UAE bank) and as part of the corporate and commercial team for a magic circle law firm.He has significant experience working on a wide variety of local and international corporate transactions as well as extensive experience in general commercial, real estate, employment and regulatory work in UAE and GCC.Mohamad has given legal advice on matters including major group restructurings, a number of local and international joint ventures and real estate projects.
Senior Manager – Investments
Vikas has over 12 years of experience in managing institutional equities, hedge fund and M&A valuation. He was rated 5 Star Analyst by Starmine and his research reports have featured in Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal & Barrons’.
Vikas is an MBA, CFA Charterholder and FRM holder.
Senior Manager – Private Equity
Ali has over 11 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, corporate strategy, and business development.
Ali holds an MBA from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Pune, India.
Associate – Investments
Mahroof is a Post Graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to his MBA, he has worked as Derivatives Trader in international energy markets for around 2 years. Mahroof also holds Bachelor of Engineering degree from National Institute of Technology, Trichy (India).
Associate – Investments
Zeeshan is a Post Graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM A). He has 3 years of experience in Finance and worked as Investment Analyst with leading Indian companies. His sector coverage includes Oil&Gas, Chemicals and Capital Goods. Zeeshan holds Bachelor of Technology degree from Government College of Engineering, Pune (India).
Senior Development Director
Richard has over 24 years of experience in Project and Development Management gained working in the UK and Middle East.
Richard holds an MBA in Construction and Real Estate from Reading University and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Senior Director – Construction
Richard has 26 years of experience in all forms of construction gained within the UK and Middle East, including 12 years of operational and general management. He has a particular interest in buildability, technical improvement and value engineering.
He holds a Master of Engineering Degree, is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK)
Mohamed El Deeb
Senior Director – Integrated Facilities and Communities Management
Mohamed El Deeb has over 26 years of experience in Facilities , Projects and Communities Management, within Real Estate companies in Egypt. He has published Three academic papers at the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE) , IFMA certified holding FMP and trainer. “Visiting Professor” at the American University in Cairo (AUC) & Member of the FM Steering Committee. Mohamed Holds MSc. in Civil Engineering , Cairo University and Pursuing his PhD at Ain Shams University (Egypt).
Stuart Ian Morgan
Director – Real Estate Contracts
Stuart has over 24 years of commercial and contract management experience gained from working in the UK and Middle East.
Stuart is a Chartered Construction Manager and member of the Chartered Institute of Building.
Nigel has over 18 years of experience in both Lead Consultant and client side Design Management roles, gained from working with leading organizations in the UK and MENA region.
Nigel holds a BA(Hons) with Diploma in Architecture and graduated as a chartered ARB RIBA Architect with a Certificate of Architectural Professional Practice from Plymouth University.
His experience both regionally and internationally covers a variety of both small and large-scale project types spanning multiple sectors.
Head of Marketing
With over 14 years of experience, Carine is a seasoned marketing professional with an extensive management & consultancy level background in the real estate, hospitality, F&B and media industries. Her passion lies in developing home grown destinations that stand out on a global scale.
Carine holds an MBA in Strategic Management from HEC Montreal and a BA in Economics from The American University of Beirut.
Senior Development Manager
Maher has over 17 years of experience in program and project management of various types of developments and construction projects.
Maher is an architect and holds a Master Degree in Housing and Urbanism from the Architectural Association (AA), London and is PMP accredited from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Senior Development Manager
Sameer has over 20 years of experience in the region as a mixed use property development professional with design and project management expertise in residential, commercial and hospitality projects.
Sameer holds a Bachelors degree in Architecture from India and a Business Management degree from UK.
Maxim has over 5 years of real estate project experience primarily gained through working in the UK and now the Middle East. Maxim is also a Registered UK Architect.
Manager Real Estate Finance
Pankaj has over 7 years of experience in evaluating projects for investment decision making across all sectors of real estate.
Pankaj has successfully cleared all three levels of CFA exam and holds a BBA degree in Finance from Heriot Watt University in Dubai.
Manager Real Estate
Reem has over 9 years of experience in real estate and property management and is part of the real estate team which is involved in managing local real estate projects and assets. Reem holds a bachelor’s degree from Ajman University Bachelor of Interior Design, College of Engineering.
As a Marketing professional, Farah uses her passion to create brands that drive marketing strategy and expand company’s market presence. With five years of experience in leading marketing campaigns for real estate developers within the region, she is capable of scaling customer acquisition by using all layers of the marketing “stack”.
Farah holds a BA in Business Management, and is certified as a Project Management Professional.
Digital and PR Manager
Vanessa is a Communications professional with over 8 years of experience in both Digital Marketing and Public Relations roles at leading lifestyle, fashion and FMCGs brands. She holds a Master’s degree in Communications and has a solid track-record in developing international communication strategies with a central focus on Digital.
Assistant Manager Real Estate Contracts
James has over 5 years of Commercial and Contract Management experience gained from working throughout the Middle East and USA. James holds a Honors degree in Quantity Surveying and is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Assistant Manager – Commercial
Jonathan has over 6 years of Commercial and Cost Management experience gained in the UAE and UK. Jonathan holds an Honors degree in Quantity Surveying and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Development Strategy Associate
Kefa brings experience in Development Consultancy having worked on a range of highest and best use studies, market and financial feasibility studies, and strategic advisory projects across the GCC. His exposure transcends real estate asset classes including hospitality, residential, retail, and commercial assets, with a particular focus on large mixed use developments. Kefa holds an Honour’s degree in Economics and Political Science, with a specialization in Urbanization.
Design Associate, Research
Katayoun has over 8 years of professional experience with distinguished global practices in design, architecture and urbanism and projects completed in the Middle East, Europe and the United States. Her practice has equipped her with technical and global knowledge in the field of design and spans through multiple sectors of real estate development. She holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Discourse from Cornell University and has held academic positions at Cornell and AUD.
CFO│H HOSPITALITY COLLECTION
Victor brings us rich international experience he has earned working in hotels across four continents, in starting companies from scratch, and increasing shareholders’ value. Victor is a US Certified Accountant, holds an Executive MBA in Advanced Global Management from the IE Business School, and Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality from Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne.
Executive Director of Operations
Monica has worked in the Middle East since 2000, and in the UAE since 2003. She has worked in direct nursing care, management and leadership. Her career has included varied roles in critical care, quality management, rehabilitation and health-care management. Monica is a ﬁrm believer in the partnership approach, with an emphasis on customer service. Monica has more than 30 years’ experience in healthcare. She is a registered nurse with CPHQ and a Master in Business Administration (MBA).
Anne Marie Schreuder
Director of Nursing
Anne-marie has over 20 years of healthcare experience in the UAE and South Africa including working in Direct Patient Care settings, Clinical Resource Education, Health Care Management, Project Management and Leadership. She is licensed as a Registered Nurse in General Nursing, Psychiatric, Community Health and Midwifery. Anne-marie has completed a BA Degree ( Health Sciences and Social Services) with Specialization in Health Services Management as well as an MBA.
Director of Information Technology
Harun brings more than 16 years of experience in HIT. Prior to that he was the director of IT at Corniche Hospital, 180 bed hospital, one of SEHA business entities, where he worked on optimizing the clinical and administrative information systems, in addition to upgrading the IT infrastructure systems. He also was the head of IT and Medical Records and a member of the commissioning team at University Hospital of Sharjah (UHS), 220 bed hospital. There, he established the IT department and led all the efforts to select and implement the IT systems and infrastructure, UHS was the ﬁrst hospital achieving the prestigious HIMSS level 6 award in electronic medical records adoption across UAE and second at middle east.
Director of Facility Management
Magdy has nearly 30 years of experience in facility management and has completed many high end recognized projects in UAE, Egypt, Uganda.
He is a biomedical engineer, laser trainer, and Radiation protection ofﬁcer and had the opportunity to co-operate with global medical brands and manufacturers and cover all types of healthcare facilities. Notably, he acted as facility manager of the NKA university hospital (1300 beds), IMC in Egypt (800 beds) and acted as a biomedical consultant and PM for Nation Hospital Abu Dhabi.
Mohamed Rafeeq Peerali
Head of Finance – Investments.
Mohamed Rafeeq has been working with ADCG since 2006. He is finance professional with over 25 years of experience(in the region) in Investments, Financial Planning and Financial control. Rafeeq is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) with Institute of Management Accountants, USA and a CFA Charter holder.
Director – Real Estate Financial Planning & Analysis
Tiago has over 15 years’ experience in Real Estate investments working in leading companies in a variety of projects across the Middle East, Europe and Brazil.
He has graduated with a degree in economics from Nova Business School in Lisbon, and postgraduate degree in Corporate Finance from ISCTE in Lisbon and hold an MBA from INSEAD (France and Singapore).
Hussam has 10 years of experience in Assurance practice, Financial reporting, planning, budgeting and internal controls evaluations. Hussam is US Certified Accountant, licensed from the state of New Hampshire and holds Bachelor degree in accounting and finance from Yarmouk University.
Shaun is an accomplished HR professional with 20+ years’ experience in HR Management, Strategic HR Consulting, and Organization Development. After graduating from London Metropolitan University (MHRM and Grad.CIPD), Shaun developed his early HR career to a Senior level with Old Mutual Global Investors and Old Mutual Group PLC in the UK. Shaun was brought to the GCC by Mercer HR Consulting in 2007, to play a pivotal role in establishing its GCC HR Consulting Business. Subsequently, Shaun has held Senior HR roles with du, Dubai World Trade Centre, ICD and AMMROC before joining ADCG.
Senior Manager – Legal Department
David is a lawyer with over 17 years’ experience in private equity, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance and asset portfolio management, with a particular focus on hospitality.
David has worked in London, Edinburgh, Milan, Sydney and Dubai prior to working in Abu Dhabi and has an LLB (Hons) from the University of Glasgow.
Manager – Legal Department
Sumaya is a bilingual lawyer with almost 10 years of experience. She is qualified in Jordan and has experience working there for a number of years before moving to the UAE where she has worked as a legal counsel for two specialized investment firms. Sumaya has experience in several areas of UAE law including in companies, employment, trademarks, and real estate. She also has an excellent experience in dealing with various government departments in Abu Dhabi.
Manager – Legal Department
Sara has over 9 years of experience practicing law. Prior to joining ADCG, Sara worked in the Cairo and Abu Dhabi offices of international British law firms. She has broad experience in the corporate and commercial fields. Her practice includes advising domestic and international companies across a wide-range of sectors in the MENA region. Sara completed law school in Egypt and obtained her Master degree in Public International Law from Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 France.