Al Dhabi Capital
We have a stable team of professionals with more than 120 years’ combined investment experience.
They also have strong academic credentials, such as CFAs, PhDs, MBAs and master’s in finance and economics. The team is comprised of both male and female investment professionals from four different nationalities, each with unique specialisms within the MENA and Global markets.
Ahmed is a co-founder of Al Dhabi Capital. He has over 25 years of experience in the Investment industry and prior to his current role was the CEO of Al Dhabi Investment PJSC.
Earlier in his career he was a Deputy Director at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world’s largest Sovereign Wealth Funds. He is a Board Member and an Advisory Committee Member of several other companies.
He holds a CFA charter and has a degree in Business Administration from Denver University in the US.
Nabil is a co-founder of Al Dhabi Capital. Previously he was Chief Investment Officer at Al Dhabi Investment PJSC. He has over 35 years of experience in the hedge fund industry. Before joining Al Dhabi Investment PJSC, he was Chief Investment Officer of SFG Asset Advisors in San Francisco, US. He also held portfolio management positions at Manning & Napier Advisors and at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
Nabil holds a CFA charter and has PhD in International Studies from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver in the US, and an MBA in Finance as well as a Master's degree in International Management from the Daniels College of Business at the same university.
He is a member of the Security Analysts of San Francisco. Nabil is a Board member and a member of the Investment Committee at Emirates Insurance.
Christian is responsible for setting up Derivative Strategies for the Portfolio and covers Real Estate and Stock Exchanges. He has over 20 years of experience in portfolio management in both long and absolute return funds. Prior to this current role, Christian was the Senior Portfolio Manager at Al Dhabi Investment PJSC and Vice President - Head of Investments at the National Investor.
He also worked for six years at Credit Agricole (Amundi Asset Management in Paris) as a Convertible Bond Arbitrage and Structured Products Fund Manager.
He holds an MBA in Econometrics and Finance and a degree in Philosophy and Mathematical Logic from the Paris Sorbonne University in France.
Hassan covers Banks, PetChems & Telecoms. He has 15 years of equity research experience, both on the sell and buy sides. He has spent over six years in the UAE covering MENA and Turkish stocks across all sectors, and has extensive experience in equity valuation and analysis, particularly in the MENA region.
Previously Hassan was the Senior Investment Analyst at Al Dhabi Investment PJSC and worked as a Senior Associate in the asset management division of The National Investor.
He holds an MA in Economics from Government College University (Pakistan) and an MBA in Finance & Banking from the Lahore Schools (Pakistan), and an MSc in Global Finance & Banking from King's College, London.
Dahlia covers Education, Consumer and Healthcare sectors in the MENA region. She has more than 10 years of industry experience, and previously was the Senior Analyst at Al Dhabi Investment PJSC and. Earlier, Dahlia was an Associate Director at Arqaam Capital where she covered MENA consumer and healthcare equities.
Dahlia is a CFA Charter holder and holds a degree in Economics from the American University of Beirut.
Khalid covers Banks and Insurance companies. He focuses on MENA and Turkish equities and was previously an investment analyst at Al Dhabi Investment PJSC. He started his career with Deloitte as an external auditor.
He holds a degree in Business Administration in Finance from the American University in Dubai.
Rashmi Garg is the Portfolio Manager for the Al Dhabi Capital Global Long/Short Fund. Rashmi covers Luxury companies, in addition to Biotech and Semiconductors. She has over 15 years of experience investing in listed and private equity markets, with extensive experience in portfolio analytics, fundamental research and valuation, equity derivatives and private equity.
Prior to joining Al Dhabi Capital, Rashmi worked at Al Dhabi Investment PJSC and prior to that with Bloomberg as the Equity and Portfolio Specialist for MENA and South Africa. Rashmi spent six years with Fidelity earlier in her career as Head of Research focusing on Japan and as Senior Analyst for the ASEAN region covering equities across multiple sectors.
She is a CFA Charter holder and has an MBA in Finance from IRMA (Institute of Rural Management, Anand) India.
Zeeshan covers Software and Consumer Discretionary. Zeeshan joined Al Dhabi Capital in 2022 from Abu Dhabi Capital Group where he was Senior Investment Analyst for the Global and MENA equities team. Zeeshan has over 10 years’ investment experience.
Zeeshan holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and is currently a CFA level III candidate. Post his MBA, Zeeshan has worked as an Investment Analyst for L&T Mutual Fund, JM Financial Ltd.
Salem covers Cybersecurity, Social Media & Energy. He has over five years of experience investing in listed equities in MENA and Global markets with experience in fundamental research, analysis and valuation.
Salem Joined Al Dhabi Investment in 2017 as a fresh graduate from Zayed University with a bachelor's degree in Business (Finance) with First Class Honors and passed all three levels of the CFA program.
Kalpana covers Insurance, Banks, Tech, Industrials and Consumers. She joined Al Dhabi Capital in 2018 and is experienced in Equity fundamental research, valuation and Macro analysis for listed market investments in the International Markets. Prior to this, she worked with the Treasury and Equity Derivatives teams at Arqaam Capital (Dubai), covering Foreign Exchange, Equity Derivatives and Liquidity Management.
Kalpana is a CFA charter holder and has a Bachelors in Finance from UOWD (University of Wollongong in Dubai).