Najjad Ahmad Zeenni Chairman

Najjad Ahmad Zeenni

  • Serves as President at Valentine Maritime NAZCO Marine and Al Maha Productions, Kinga Holdings, Kinga Properties, Kinga Industries and NZ Investments
  • Chairman of Regulus Capital
  • Chairman at Horizon Survey and Horizon Geotechnical
  • Former CEO of an offshore construction company – NPCC Abu Dhabi
  • Graduated from the American University of Beirut, holding a Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Shailesh Kumar Dash Vice Chairman

Shailesh Kumar Dash
Vice Chairman

  • A veteran of the MENA Alternative Investments sector with over 23 years of experience
  • Founder and Board Member of Al Masah Capital, Regulus Capital and Regulus Asset Management
  • Has managed $4 billion of assets and executed 14 IPOs and 5 trade sales
  • Recognised among the top 100 Influential People in Dubai – 2016 / 2017 by Arabian Business Magazine
  • Won Best Strategic Vision Award- Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2017
  • Recognised among the top 100 Indian Leaders in the Arab World – 2016 / 2017 by Forbes Magazine
  • Best CEO for Ethical Investments – 2016 from World Finance
  • Global Visionary CEO of the Year – 2014 from the Leaders Magazine International Malaysia & the Federation of GCC Chambers
  • Outstanding Achievement by an Individual – 2013 from MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards
  • A Post-Graduate in Business Management and also a member of the CFA Institute
Amitava Ghosal Director

Amitava Ghosal

  • Partner at Regulus Capital Limited and a key member of the management team
  • Has over 19 years of experience in the financial sector and has been leading the private equity investment initiatives in regional healthcare space over the last seven years
  • Was instrumental in creating one of the largest private sector diagnostic businesses in the region, and has led investments in primary healthcare facilities in a number of countries in the region
  • Founding member of AVIVO and responsible for expanding the reach of AVIVO Group, making it one of the leading primary healthcare providers in the MENA region
  • Holds a Graduation in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Finance from IIM Kolkata
Timothy James Elsigood Independent Director

Timothy James Elsigood
Independent Director

  • Has over 35 years of international healthcare management experience in more than 15 countries
  • Started his career with UK’s National Health Service, and after 15 years, moved to the private sector in the UK and then joined Sweden-based Capio AB
  • Also, served as a Consultant Advisor to Abraaj in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco and prior to this role in North Africa Hospital Holdings Group, Mr Elsigood carried out an extensive review of a major medical diagnostics business in India
  • Has held several senior positions including at Medsi Group (Russia’s largest national chain of private healthcare clinics and hospitals), Isida Hospital (the largest private hospital for women’s health and family planning center in Ukraine), Regina Maria (the largest private healthcare network in Romania), Alliance Medical Ltd (Europe’s leading independent provider of medical imaging services), and Athens-based Euroclinic Hospital Group
  • Holds an MBA with a focus on health policy and strategy from Keele University, England
Ghanem Sulaiman S Alghenaiman Independent Director

Ghanem Sulaiman S Alghenaiman
Independent Director

  • Serves as Deputy Director General of Investment at Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development
  • Serves as a non-executive and independent director at Al Jazeera Steel Products Co
  • Holds a Post-Graduate Degree in International Business with an experience of 27 years in the field of securities portfolio, alternative investments, management of equity funds, strategic planning, asset management and allocation
Tariq Abdulhafidh Salim Al Aujaili Director

Tariq Abdulhafidh Salim Al Aujaili

  • Currently serves as a director on numerous boards and their various sub committees, some of which are publicly listed: Bank Dhofar, Dhofar Insurance, Dhofar Investment and Development International and Oman Investment and Finance.
  • B.Sc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science 1995.
Iyad Naser Adel Abu Hweij Director

Iyad Naser Adel Abu Hweij

  • Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Noble Partners, an independent private equity and venture capital house that focuses on small and medium-sized opportunities across the GCC.
  • Has more than 15 years of regional investment experience spanning across healthcare, education, retail and other industrial sectors
  • Served on the board of leading companies and organizations in the MENA region
  • Formerly Private Equity Director at Regulus Capital Limited, GCM, and has worked at KPMG and Grant Thornton
  • Holds an EMBA from Cass Business School of City University London
Stephen John Vineburg Director

Stephen John Vineburg

  • Serves as the CEO at ASMA Capital Partners B.S.C.(c)
  • Has held several senior positions at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, CVC Capital Partners, First State Investments International, Colonial First State Asset Management (Australia), First State Investments (UK), Seven Energy International Ltd., Colonial first State Private Capital Ltd., BAC Holdings Ltd., and Anglian Water Group Ltd
  • Has worked on transactions involving toll roads, airports, electricity generation and distribution, pipelines, and telecommunication
  • Serves as a fellow member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD)
  • Holds an MBA from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Bachelor of Economics (Honors) from the University of Sydney, and also a CFA charter holder
Muneer Al Sahli Director

Muneer Al Sahli

  • Serves as Vice Chairman and GM of the Agriculture Development Fund in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Has more than 24 years of extensive experience in one of the well-known economic entities in sectors, including petrochemical, food processing, cement and financial services, in Saudi Arabia where he assumed several leading and managerial positions
  • Severed on board of leading companies and organizations across the region
  • Holds a Masters Degree in Finance from Colorado University at Denver
  • A Certified Public Accountant and also holds a Certificate from the Saudi Organization of Public Accountants
Omar Fayed Director

Omer Fayed

  • Joined QFB in December 2008 and has been leading a variety of Private Equity transactions of the Bank covering the GCC region and Turkey
  • Brings over 15 years of experience in financial industry and prior to joining QFB, Omar worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) – transaction services, as Manager leading and advising on a variety of transactions ranging from Due Diligence, Valuations and Feasibility Studies including the largest Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), and private placements in Saudi Arabia
  • Also serves on the boards of a number of QFB portfolio companies in Qatar, UAE and Turkey
  • Holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the American University of Beirut and a Masters of Science in International Financial Markets from the University of Southampton.
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and the holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation