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Executive MBA

Graduating class of 2012

(September intake)
Executive MBA (EMBA)

Class profile
Executive MBA (London) Executive MBA (Dubai)

Latin America Australia / New Zealand

Latin America
Africa / Middle East 3% 2%
5% UK
Australia / New Zealand
USA / Canada Europe (excluding UK)
8% 32% Africa / Middle East
USA / Canada 36%


Europe (excluding UK)

UK Asia
29% 19%

Medical 1%
HR / Recruitment 1%
R&D 1% Engineering 2% R&D 1%
Legal 1% Legal 2% Medical 1%
Engineering 4% Professional Services 1%
General Management IT 3%
IT 4%
30% Operations Management 4%
Operations Management
5% Project Management General Management
New Business Development 4% 34%
6% New Business Development

Marketing / Sales
10% Consulting

Finance / Accounting
Project Management 14% Marketing / Sales
11% 12%
Finance / Accounting

Entertainment 1%
Medicine 1%
Mining 2% Mining 1%
Architecture / Design 2%
Medicine 2% Law 1% HR / Recruitment 1%
Professional Services 3%
Pharmaceuticals 2%
Leisure / Retail 3% Finance / Accounting Finance / Accounting
Professional Services 4%
Pharmaceuticals 3% 25% 24%
Public / Not-for-profit 4%
Advertising / Media / PR
Public / Not-for-profit 4%
Advertising / Media / PR Leisure / Retail
5% 8%
IT / Telecoms
7% Consulting
IT / Telecoms
19% 10%
Energy / Engineering
9% Industry / Manufacturing
Industry / Manufacturing Energy / Engineering 12%
12% 12%

*These figures are a three year average and represent a typical EMBA class. Please note that admission decisions are taken in accordance with best equal opportunities practice. 3
Executive MBA class profiles

The Executive MBA programme brings together ambitious and committed mid-career
managers from around the world. Through the world-renowned faculty and rigorous
curriculum, students have access to the latest management techniques and business
practices in a truly international framework. Whether students choose to focus their study
in London or Dubai, together they represent the global business leaders of the future.

Executive MBA (London)
Executive MBA (Dubai)

Bunty Agarwal Vijay Agrawal Nandi Ahuja Omar Al Boulbol Maitha Alfalasi
Indian British Indian / Serbian German / Lebanese Emirati
CEO Director Private Banker Deputy General Manager Director
Chinar Circuits UBS Merrill Lynch Bauhof DIFC
London, UK London, UK London, UK Beirut, Lebanon Dubai, UAE
Extensive international experience in CFA charter holder, qualified chartered Responsible for acquiring and maintaining Contractor in the construction sector, Experience in business administration,
entrepreneurship and strategic business accountant and certified public accountant ultra high net worth clients for the bank. responsible for the settlement of disputes marketing and art management. Responsible
development. Founded a real estate with in-depth experience in managing Manages client portfolios and relationships, and management of claims. Arbitrated for building the art business foundation in
development company and two radio financial reporting and the treasury function with particular emphasis on cross-selling the under the rules of the ICC in Switzerland and Dubai including governance of the business.
stations in North East India. Currently at major investments banks. Currently firm’s capabilities across divisions. managed distressed subcontracts in Supporter of the community; led the
working towards establishing companies in focused on resolving reporting priorities Originated and closely involved in executing Lebanon. Also a partner in a construction development of a business art hub in the
the energy and hospitality sectors in the UK, within the treasury space to meet external six mandates for the company’s global materials company in Lebanon. DIFC, for which the DIFC received a Patrons
Europe and the Middle East. regulatory and internal management markets and investment banking division. of the Arts Award. Currently working within
requirements. International experience portfolio management in the investments
gained across India, New York and London. division, managing relationships and
alliances amongst business stakeholders.

Sultan M. AlHudaithi Abdulaziz B. Al Loughani Gemma Kate Allred Waleed Almousa Faisal Almulla
Saudi Kuwaiti British Saudi Emirati
Managing Director Vice President Founder Director / Solicitor Head of Investment Business Development Manager
Saudi Automotive Services Global Capital Management Magentablue Consulting Abdulrahman Almousa & Sons Dubai Airports
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Kuwait City, Kuwait London, UK Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Dubai, UAE
Successfully restructured the company and Played a major role in managing key Extensive experience as a corporate solicitor Currently responsible for the investment of a Working with the strategy team for the
developed its new identity. Former CEO of a investments for the group. Experienced in with particular expertise in M&A, transaction prominent real estate company in Saudi company, responsible for developing
petroleum services company with previous corporate restructuring, business planning, management and corporate governance. Arabia. Previous experience as an assistant aeronautical and capacity management
involvement in restructuring operations and deal sourcing, IPOs, M&As, due diligence Advised a wide range of private equity, treasury risk manager for a Saudi-British policies to ensure the Dubai international
activities of several family owned companies. reports and exit strategies. Serves as a board public and private company clients on bank, and head of marketing in structured airport environment is secure, maintains a
Worked as deputy of finance and member and on a steering committee for a listings, acquisitions and disposals. Specific credit derivatives for a global bank based in healthy revenue stream and delivers a
administration in a holding company number of companies within the MENA sector knowledge in relation to retail, the Middle East. world-class service. Experienced in multiple
focusing on real estate development, region. Also, managing partner of a web- telecoms and renewables. Established an sectors and business environments in Africa,
responsible for investment portfolio and based restaurant service provider. M&A and transaction management the Indian sub-continent and the Middle
financial management. Currently serves on consultancy business. East, and highly competent working with
several boards affiliated with the company. multi-nationals.

Ibrahim Al-Rashdan Hisham Alsaie Hussein Al-Yawer Mohammed Alzubi Mohan Vamsy Anem
Jordanian / British Bahraini British American / Jordanian Indian
Head of Product Marketing Chief Investment Officer Managing Partner Director, Technology Investments Vice President
CSR Premier Group Mettco Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority DVB Bank
Cambridge,UK Manama, Bahrain Dubai, UAE Dubai, UAE London, UK
Extensive international experience in Advisory expert with experience in Founded an investment and trade company Extensive experience in the high-tech space Extensive international experience in banking
technology commercialisation and strategy investment management, business focusing on the Middle Eastern market. and currently focusing on financing high- and transport sectors. Diverse cross-
for high-tech and consumer electronics. consultancy, and managing key debt and Currently responsible for managing ongoing tech innovation as a venture capitalist and functional expertise in areas of investment
Championed product innovation and market equity capital market transactions for private investment projects and overseeing business angel investor. Previously founded a start- banking, asset financing, restructuring,
entry strategies for a number of leading edge and public institutions. Currently responsible origination and development initiatives. up, providing consultancy to technology business development, consultancy and
technologies with leading consumer brands. for managing a portfolio of financial and real Previously worked in the investment banking bluechip and SME clients. Additional project management. Currently involved
Currently involved in new business model estate investments. Worked as head of a industry focusing on emerging markets. experience working for a global financial in rendering restructuring and asset
innovation and alternative revenue stream corporate finance practice for one of services company and a major internet management services to ship financing
creation including M&A. Bahrain's leading banks. Previous portal. banks. Key strengths include investment
experience as IPO project manager for the analysis, deal structuring and establishing
family business. start-up business units.

A. Gokhan Ay Murat Aydemir Rajiv Rajan Azhapilli Sandeep Bansal Marc Baxter
Turkish Turkish Indian Indian British
Enterprise Marketing Senior Manager Managing Director Project Lead Senior Finance Manager Senior Manager
Vodafone Viessmann Middle East Samsung Electronics Research Institute Dubai Airports Lloyds Banking Group
Istanbul, Turkey Dubai, UAE London, UK Dubai, UAE London, UK
Cross-functional experience in the Extensive experience in strategic business Extensive experience in managing cross- Chartered and cost accountant experienced Change professional delivering large, group-
technology and telecoms sectors, including development in new markets for heating, air cultural teams for multi-location projects in government entities, SWF, oilfield services wide strategic initiatives, with recent
marketing, sales, product and business conditioning and renewable energy across Europe. Worked with major telecoms and the automotive sector. Leads cross- experience in post-merger business
development, and project management. products, with a focus on green buildings. product and service companies to realise functional team in planning and executing integration and separation activity. Previous
Currently leading a marketing team to Works for one of Europe’s leading boiler and global commercial value solutions. Previous M&A strategy, restructuring, and business experience includes strategy formulation,
develop and implement a new brand and renewable energy products manufacturers, experience of standardising various cutting- process re-engineering. Designed and operations management and relationship
programme, targeting enterprise customers. responsible for the Middle East, Africa and edge technologies and generating a number implemented new policies in the areas of management, with significant international
In just six months the project has sustained India markets. of innovative patents. finance, corporate governance, working exposure in Europe and Asia.
significant growth. capital, system implementation, and FX, risk
and contract management.

Thomas Boitani FitzGerald Tomasz Burzynski Laurent Carelle Jean Carroll Sergey Chernyushok
Irish / Italian Polish / French French Irish Ukrainian
Director of Operations Restructuring, EMEA Project Manager, Strategy and Roadmap Marketing Regional Line Manager Director Business Developer
Whirlpool Corporation France Telecom Orange Arrow Electronics Annagassan SystemGroup Bulgaria
Milan, Italy Paris, France Paris, France London, UK Kiev, Ukraine
Responsible for the turnaround of Rich experience in strategic project Extensive experience as a business Senior finance professional (ACMA) with Experienced business developer and high-
operations, supply base, supply chain and management, business development and development manager in the electronics extensive experience in industry-leading level food processing consultant. Extensive
product development for the EMEA region at contract management in Europe and Africa. industry. Responsible for increasing large management consultancy firms and experience in brand management and new
multinational corporations. Extensive Currently manages cross-functional business budgets in the complex and fast moving financial services. Currently consulting project start-up. Currently working as the
experience in management consulting for and IT corporate initiatives to optimise technology market, and for maximising within group integration finance of the director for an IT company and as a project
large companies in the automotive, food, contact centre operations in the EMEA return on investment. Experience includes largest retail bank in the UK, business developer within the food industry.
electronics, equipment, aerospace, home region and provides support for affiliate building strong partnerships with suppliers, partnering the group IT integration team and
appliances and entertainment sectors. Vast companies world-wide. Facilitates cross- implementing a regional marketing strategy, reporting on cross-divisional vertical
experience in lean operations and extended business unit relations to develop corporate managing sales support teams, and defining programmes.
value stream. offerings. tactical goals on key customers’

Vikram Chima Gaurav Chopra Benoit Claret Robin Colgan Matthew Conti
Indian Indian French British American / Italian
Executive Director, Finance Senior Manager, Strategy System Design Responsible Managing Director Director, Human Resources
Goldman Sachs International Capital One Eurocopter Deutschland Jaguar Land Rover (MENAP region) Imerys
London, UK London, UK Donauwoerth, Germany Dubai, UAE Bonn, Germany
Financial controller experienced in corporate Leads the strategy function for the Engineer with extensive experience in the Sales and marketing professional with rich HR practitioner with extensive international
reporting and derivatives product control company’s UK division and is responsible for aeronautical industry and particular international exposure; managed a range of experience spanning all continents and
across Asia and Europe. Played a key role in identifying new growth opportunities, and expertise in helicopter design and overseas assignments and held a number of major economies. Skilled leader of global HR
establishing a securities trading and asset forming strategic partnerships. Financial development. Involved in key international global positions in product development. organisations, and a specialist in
management platform for a new office in an services professional with varied experience programmes across Europe, Asia and, in Extensive experience in the premium recruitment, talent development,
emerging market. Currently manages the in consumer credit, including credit risk, particular, South Korea. Responsible for automotive sector. acquisitions and innovative compensation
controllers team for a European special new product development and customer managing engine integration projects in systems.
situations desk focused on structured acquisitions. Germany, from design conception through to
investing transactions. flight testing and certification. 5
Nicholas Cooksey Harry Cuadrado Sanaz Dadfar Antonio De Gregorio Robert Desai
British Colombian / American Iranian / British Italian Swedish
Publisher / CEO President / Principal Consultant Business Development Manager Head of Account Management, MEA Corporate Planning and Communications
CG Arabia / Arabian Magazines QDC Solutions Shell Upstream International Thomson Reuters Manager
Manama, Bahrain Shanghai, China Dubai, UAE Dubai, UAE Topaz Energy and Marine
Dubai, UAE
Founder and owner of an independent Successfully runs own consulting business, Experience includes upstream and Responsible for managing the sales and
media organisation based in Bahrain. delivering manufacturing and engineering downstream ventures across a range of service of a multinational company across Currently involved in strategic planning and
Responsible for overseeing the full range of expertise to vehicle manufacturers and international energy companies. Currently the MEA region. Extensive global experience corporate communications in the oilfield
publications and specialised services, automotive suppliers worldwide. Direct responsible for developing integrated gas managing large departments and leading services sector. Extensive experience within
including award winning lifestyle and fashion responsibility for technical strategy, client projects for export in the Gulf region. change. Recently specialised the regional the GCC region in creating and
magazines, business publications, and services and business development globally. Extensive international experience gained in service group, achieving a 20% increase in implementing brand and communication
media relations. Also, senior editorial adviser Substantial experience managing supplier London, Norway and Dubai. Speaks Farsi, customer feedback and business retention. strategies, and change management
for a Middle East daily newspaper. quality and product engineering functions, Arabic and French. programmes. Exposure to the energy, real
with international experience gained across estate and consulting sectors in research,
Asia, Australia and the US. sales and marketing, and strategic planning.

Nicolas El-Khal Pontus Erntell Jeffrey Faustin Mirco Fiumene Carlos Eduardo Garcia
Greek / Lebanese Swedish Trinidadian and Tobagonian Italian Brazilian
Head of Projects Business Navigation Manager Head of Structures Head of Consumer Marketing Global Purchasing Manager
ThyssenKrupp Elevator UAE IKEA Supply WS Atkins PayPal Danone Group
Dubai, UAE Basel, Switzerland Manama, Bahrain Lugano, Switzerland Paris, France
Project and operations management Responsible for the business navigation Responsible for management of the Extensive marketing experience in the e- Rich experience in the food industry,
experience in the Middle East within leading function within the company’s purchasing structural department in a large multi- commerce, banking and online advertising predominantly working within the company’s
international companies. Currently department. Successfully established and disciplinary international design engineering industries. Currently responsible for purchasing department. Held a number of
responsible for overseeing the management built up the function, including new consultancy. Main duties include project establishing and implementing the company’s local and global responsibilities related to
of all Dubai-based projects across the performance KPI’s and working processes. delivery, client relations, operations consumer marketing strategy, go-to market purchasing category management
company. Cross-functional team leader with Concept owner and manager for a global management and technical development. propositions, and developing consumer productivity, collaborative innovation with
substantial experience in contract and team. Extensive experience in managing engagement. Experienced in leading multiple suppliers, and market risk management.
programme management. global development projects and in strategic projects; assisted in the launch of a Manages a global budget of €75m.
international environments. classifieds website and managed the
company rebrand whilst expanding the
business to new geographic locations.

Harry-David Gauvin Giuliano Ghisi Abigail Goldsbrough Phil Golz Carlos Gonzalez
Australian / British Brazilian / Italian British / South African British Spanish
Planning and Reporting Manager Programme Manager Director of Development Marketing, Europe Programme Manager Strategic Partner Manager
HSBC Bank Hewlett-Packard InterContinental Hotels Group GlaxoSmithKline Google
London, UK Dubai, UAE London, UK London, UK London, UK
Significant experience in managing the retail Extensive experience in leading complex Extensive experience in marketing and Extensive international experience as an IT Law graduate with extensive experience in
bank’s UK balance sheet risks, capital and consulting and system integration communications in the EMEA region. Currently programme manager, predominantly within international trade and new technologies.
liquidity with a high commercial and pricing programmes across Latin America, Europe responsible for developing and implementing the pharmaceutical industry. Responsible for Established and managed direct
focus. Currently managing a team to provide and the Middle East. Successfully initiated, marketing strategies targeting the European the implementation of front and back office relationships with strategic content partners
financial and non-financial management directed and delivered strategic multimillion hotel investment community, including enterprise systems into global geographies, in the EMEA region, negotiated content
information, planning and strategic support dollar engagements in the telecoms industry. entrepreneurs, institutional investors and managing project budgets of up to £5m. licence agreements, and implemented the
to the personal financial services division. finance providers. Previously managed internal Currently a principal member of an company’s content acquisition strategy for
and owner communications for the company innovation group delivering disruptive IT the web-based map and property search
in the EMEA region, and marketing strategies. services in Europe.
communications and citizenship for an
American multinational conglomerate in the UK.

Kamila Grembowicz Dmitry Grishin Denis Grodetskiy Ahmed Hamza Omran Hasan
Polish Russian Russian Egyptian Bahraini
Head of FRA Shared Services Vice President Strategy Development Director / Partner Policy Advisor Executive Director
Novartis Pharma Ruslan International Italmas Capital Group Shell International Al Masah Capital
Basel, Switzerland London, UK Moscow, Russian Federation Cairo, Egypt Dubai, UAE
Responsible for major global finance Air transport industry professional with Extensive experience across a range of Chartered HR professional with extensive Extensive experience in the corporate and
transformation, process and systems extensive knowledge of airline and logistics functions, including corporate finance, experience in the FMCG, and oil and gas investment banking sector with expertise
standardisation, and the shared services businesses. Experienced in new product marketing and sales, and M&A, industries. Managed the roll-out of several in asset management products and
programme within a multi-cultural development within the transportation implementing a number of development HR programmes across the MENA region. relationship management. Previously led the
environment. Successful change leader; market, including driving the product strategies. Unique operational knowledge of Rich experience in change and performance sales team at a leading investment bank in
implemented an outsourcing programme in development strategy, business planning the Russian government, working as vice management. Bahrain covering the GCC region. Currently
over 30 countries. Extensive finance and traffic forecasting. Significant governor for the Kirov region. responsible for developing investment
experience at a local, regional and global operational, commercial and strategic management activity for the bank and
level. Previous experience includes business experience in airline management. managing a team with a main focus on asset
consulting, project management, and Facilitated a strategic alliance with a major management.
planning, analysis and control. competitor.

Karen Hawker Anthony Helou Trang Ho Ali Hoballah Max Howard
British Canadian American French British
Operations Director Deputy Managing Director Senior Manager MEA Services Manager Associate Director
AREVA T&D UK Al-Taher Group Sony Computer Entertainment Microsoft HSBC Bank
Stafford, UK Muscat, Oman London, UK Dubai, UAE London, UK
Operations director for power transmission Established and managed the central service Extensive experience in production and Lived and worked in the EMEA region for 15 Responsible for managing the bank’s
and distribution projects in the UK. divisions within the group - a US$500m operation management of online technology years, developing the product and service relationships with top-tier fund managers in
Responsible for resource management and conglomerate - including administration, in digital media and entertainment. Develops offering for the company. Previously the UK and Europe. Responsible for credit
development, aligned with the company’s HR, finance, development, PMV and quality. strategy for the introduction of new responsible for overseeing operations across assessment and supporting the company’s
strategic objectives. Extensive experience in Recently spearheaded development projects technology, formulates product launch 46 countries. Currently leading the full product portfolio, including global
power transmission projects across the full throughout the Middle East and across a plans, and taps into the hidden potential of company’s efforts in identifying business markets (trading), transaction banking
lifecycle, from bidding to commissioning. broad range of industries, such as oil and existing and legacy systems. Experience in models and technology solutions for (custody and payment services),
Member of the European committee on gas, FMCG, real estate and construction. consumer digital entertainment markets in emerging markets in the MEA region. distribution, and all aspects of financing.
process and compliance. Japan, the US, and Europe. Coordinates the sales function and develops
regional relationships with all levels of staff
and clients.

Ambarish Jyotirmay Terry Kane Chris Kelsey Niraj Khalpada Yuri Kharlamov
Indian Irish British Indian Russian
Relationship Manager Director of Digital Strategy Project Leader Oracle Applications Technical Team Lead Finance Director, Broadband Business Unit
Citi Jumeirah Group The Economist Group Phonographic Performance VimpelCom
London, UK Dubai, UAE London, UK London, UK Moscow, Russian Federation
Extensive experience in the consumer Responsible for the digital and distribution Responsible for the management of global Diverse international experience in consulting Business oriented finance professional with
banking and wealth management industry. strategy for a Dubai-based international technology projects across multiple regions for large scale Oracle Enterprise Resource extensive experience in the emerging
Adept at working independently and leading luxury hotel company. Broad experience in and product lines. Recently implemented a Planning implementations. Demonstrated markets telecoms sector. Successful track
teams delivering investment advisory, strategy and marketing for large national and transformation of the in-house sales order ability to collaborate effectively in global record in M&A, post-acquisition integration
business development and marketing international organisations. Extensive processing systems and procedures for the cross-functional and multi-cultural teams. and corporate restructuring. Previously
activities in the UK, India and Spain. international executive board membership research and advisory unit of the group. Currently leading the technical team employed as a CEO of one of the largest
experience. Previous consultancy experience at one of formulating and implementing innovative European fibre-optic broadband providers.
the world’s largest professional services Oracle ERP solutions for a not-for-profit Currently leading the finance function of the
firms, and a multinational computer, organisation aimed at rationalising business fastest growing business segment for the
technology and IT consulting corporation. processes, improving overall efficiency and international telecoms operator.
reducing costs.

Santhosh Kumar Steve Laferriere Rajesh Lakhanpal Philip Lochner Anette Lofgren
Indian Canadian Indian South African Swedish
Assistant General Manager Treasurer and Corporate Financing Director Strategy Development Manager Commercial Manager (Global) Strategic Planning Manager
Alhasawi Group World Trade Centre Coats HiFX The Absolut Company
Kuwait City, Kuwait Dubai, UAE London, UK Windsor, UK Stockholm, Sweden
Chartered accountant and certified public Hands-on financial executive experienced in Substantial experience in strategy International finance and operations Manages the strategic planning process and
accountant specialising in start-ups. strategic financial management, development, trademark management and management experience in Europe, North facilitates strategic prioritisation modelling
Extensive experience in finance, planning, investments, funding and risk across project management across different America and Africa within high-growth and conclusions for all key brands, including
operation management, HR, personnel holdings, private equity and investment geographies and functional areas. Previous multinational companies. Strong financial the required level of marketing investment
management and establishing strong funds. Leads deals from origination through experience in operations management, and leadership and cross-functional operational worldwide. Previously developed a global
internal controls. Leads a team of finance to monetisation. Manages investee skilled in driving change and implementing exposure. Currently focusing on global advertising management system for brand
and IT professionals, including chartered companies, driving decisions towards value business process improvements for quick commercial projects. Previously responsible managers, and media and advertising
accountants and engineers. Works closely creation and positive change, enabling turnaround and growth. Currently a key for establishing and managing the finance, agencies.
with the owners of the group in the decision organisations to perform at a higher level. member of a commercial development team compliance, HR and operations
making process. focused on long-term strategy. departments in North America for a leading
financial services business.

Niko Louvranos Lama Maani Mehdi Maazoun Stefano Maifreni Gaurav Malhotra
Greek / British Jordanian French / Tunisian Italian Indian
Senior Technical Account Manager Head of Marketing Production Manager Solutions Marketing Manager Commercial Manager
Aeroflex Arabco Pharma Distribution Lhoist Colt Technology Services Pirelli Tyre
London, UK Dubai, UAE Rety, France London, UK Dubai, UAE
Extensive international experience as a Managed a multimillion dollar marketing Experienced in negotiating contracts within Extensive experience in marketing and A trans-national manager with strong people
customer-facing technical manager with a budget for a Fortune 100 FMCG company. the European alternative fuels market. product management. Successfully management skills and proficiency in
strong entrepreneurial flair. Worked with Experience in beauty and healthcare brand Managed production departments in the developed and launched innovative products leading cross-cultural groups. Experience
major mobile network operators and management across the Gulf and Middle cement and lime industry. Led several in retail, wholesale, domestic and working in Germany, Italy, India and the UAE
infrastructure manufacturers to deliver Eastern countries. Currently leading a multi- organisational and technical initiatives, international markets, taking marketing across a broad spectrum of sectors.
cutting-edge solutions to meet the demand functional group within a pharmaceutical achieving cost reduction and product quality plans from concept development through to Accomplished in managing successful
for internet-enabled mobile devices. distribution company, representing some of improvements. Launched a new grinding in-market execution. Currently in charge of brand re-launches and fluent in six different
Managed multi-cultural teams of experts the largest global brands. Leading a plant and established the plant operations. marketing and developing the solutions languages.
across geographical boundaries to deliver business development unit to acquire new portfolio, and planning the product roadmap
the first European fixed-mobile convergence businesses and brands across the value for major enterprises across Europe.
initiative. chain. 7
Amit Malik Saqib Malik Manfield Mandigora Karim Mekachera Sagar Merchant
Indian British Zimbabwean French British
Clinical Services Director Global Support Manager Senior Quantity Surveyor Director, Middle East Office Senior Manager, Customer Insight
Hampshire Partnership NHS Foundation UBS Aspire Logistics France Tourism Development Agency Autogrill Retail UK
Trust London, UK Doha, Qatar Dubai, UAE London, UK
Hampshire, UK
Substantial experience in leading cross- Chartered quantity surveyor with extensive Substantial experience in marketing and A strategic marketer with experience in the
Medical doctor and consultant psychiatrist. functional global teams within capital experience successfully delivering sales, communications and PR. International travel, retail and FMCG industries.
Manages multi-disciplinary teams providing markets. Responsible for performance and commercial, contractual, risk and project exposure gained through Europe, India and Responsible for developing customer and
mental healthcare. Developed new dementia availability of a number of front office trading management services in the EMEA region. the Middle East. Solid entrepreneurial market insight to drive the company’s
services and modernised psychological systems across the bank. Proven track Sole responsibility for managing cross- experience in the tourism industry. Currently commercial and marketing agenda.
therapy provision. Appointed by the Royal record of delivering projects on time and cultural teams for construction and real working to promote France as a tourist Currently influencing the future shape of the
College of Psychiatrists to lead national and within budget. Strong focus on optimisation estate investment projects with a combined destination in the Middle East. UK airport duty free service as part of a
international projects on psychiatric training. and cost efficiency. value of over €2bn over the last four years. business transformation project.
Former president of the European Federation
of Psychiatric Trainees. Published extensively
on psychiatric and professional matters.

Riccardo Merello Bogdan Mihoc Alex Moore Luiz Moreira Deepak Moudgil
Italian Romanian British Brazilian Indian
Senior Engineer Managing Director Finance Manager Global Account and Product Leader Senior Director, Sales
Ove Aup & Partners MSB Consulting Deutsche Bank DHL Supply Chain HCL
London, UK Bucharest, Romania London, UK Milton Keynes, UK London, UK
Experienced structural engineer and project Accomplished treasury director experienced Chartered accountant with overall Extensive experience in engineering, Extensive international sales experience in
manager within the advanced technology in leading high-performing trading and sales responsibility for the financials of the logistics and general management within the telecoms and utilities at a senior level across
and research functions of the firm. Involved teams in emerging markets. Strong track structured equity derivatives trading desk in automotive, consumer, retail, technology and the value chain. Worked in Europe, the US
in design and R&D projects, ranging from record of front-running the markets in London. Currently working on capital use healthcare industries. Led an M&A and and the APAC region. Responsible for selling
the seismic-resistant design of skyscrapers product innovation. Successfully coordinated and allocation. Global experience of leading steered the business to a leading position in IT services and complex outsourcing solutions
to the development of new software. the treasury integration cluster in multiple multi-cultural and cross-functional teams. healthcare logistics. Global products and to corporate customers in a competitive
environment. Manages large multi-cultural
mergers while continuing to deliver on Past experience in buy-side deal origination accounts leader responsible for developing
teams, with a successful track record in
challenging objectives. Co-founder of a in the UK. and launching new logistics solutions for the strategic account management. Business
consultancy practice. healthcare industry. consultant specialising in solution design,
operational excellence, restructuring and
process optimisation.

Ahmad Mshainesh Emma Murphy Mohamed Nassar Manikandan Natarajan Goran Nava
Jordanian / Canadian British Egyptian Indian Italian / Serbian
Senior IT Manager Principal Consultant Managing Partner Manager, Projects European Sales Manager
Yahsat Mouchel Management Consulting WMS Metal Industries Cognizant Technology Solutions Rochester Midland Corporation
Abu Dhabi, UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE Dubai, UAE Coventry, UK Milan, Italy
Diverse and international experience in the Currently working as a management Strong experience in the construction Strong background in managing client Responsible for developing sales across
field of IT, with extensive experience in start- consultant and customer relationship industry. Founded and formed a small-sized engagements in the software services sector, Europe, growing relationships with
up projects. Currently managing the IT manager specialising in change enterprise dealing in specialised steel and focusing on clients in the manufacturing and distributors, and translating business-unit
department of a very promising satellite management. Broad experience in delivering stainless steel solutions for technical logistics domain. Diverse and significant strategy into an operating roadmap with a
operator, negotiating and leading high profile lasting solutions for clients and managing a applications. Currently focused on promoting international exposure to managing projects selection of markets, products and clients.
IT projects to ensure operational readiness diverse workforce in the UK, US, Australia, the business as one of the region’s based in the US, UK, China, France and Led international sales and business
and effectiveness. Taiwan and the Philippines. innovators. India. Currently responsible for delivery development activities as a business
management and business development in development associate in the telecoms
the UK. industry.

Sudhir U. Nayak Karopady Christiaan Nel Guy Nivelles Chris O’Brien Luke O’Brien
Indian South African British American British
Process Engineer Controller Lead, International Cluster Founder Operations Planner Senior Global Strategy Manager
Qatar Gas Operating Company Eastman Kodak Company Leinster Consulting Royal Netherlands Army / US Army Mayer Brown International
Doha, Qatar Dubai, UAE London, UK Arnhem, Netherlands London, UK
Experienced in handling major refinery Working with a team of 17 finance Experienced project and programme US Army infantry officer embedded with the Strategy manager at one of the largest law
project commissioning, especially in the area specialists and controllers, responsible for manager with a strong track record of operations staff of a Dutch Air Mobile firms in the world. Works closely with the
of clean fuel technology. Expertise in retail ensuring accurate financial reporting of the delivering infrastructure and application Brigade. Plans and coordinates airborne and management committee in global strategy
marketing; involved in managing activity for business activities in more than 80 programmes, utilising local and offshore staff training, and responsible for the unit’s formulation, business unit planning, M&As
a flagship retail outlet for a major oil and gas countries, across Eastern Europe, Africa and teams. Recent successes include integration with US, NATO and special and new market entry. Fluent in Mandarin.
enterprise based in India. Significant the Middle East. Oversees in-house outsourcing key IT services for a large oil operations forces. Previous leadership and
experience of handling process engineering controller organisations in Dubai, Israel and company, and the transition of financial logistics experience in Iraq, Afghanistan,
in the Middle East. Poland, and supports outsourced applications as part of a successful bank Italy and the US.
accounting functions of five other legal merger.

Atsuko Ochiai Halia Oliveira Ameep Pandey Prachi Parashar Prasanjit Parashar
Japanese Portuguese Indian Indian British / India
Executive Director Gas Business Development Director Senior Practice Manager Principal Consultant IT Manager
Goldman Sachs International EDP / Energias de Portugal Wipro Technologies MindTree UBS
London, UK Lisbon, Portugal Reading, UK London, UK London, UK
Experienced in company analysis, with Extensive experience in project management Extensive experience in consulting, sales, Account manager for an IT services Extensive experience in leading cross-
extensive international exposure. Currently with exposure to decision making. Involved business architecture and project company responsible for managing functional global IT teams servicing
supervising counterparty assessment in the in a range of projects, including acquisitions, management across the IT services value customer relationships, project deliveries, derivatives and the payment systems
natural resource space in the EMEA region business restructuring and corporate chain. Worked across three continents with profitability, and finding new areas for domain. Currently responsible for delivering
and running a team to manage credit risk of strategy definition. Created a business a range of financial services and insurance business development. Worked with a range a stable operating environment to derivatives
a part of derivatives book in the UK entity. development function within the gas division customers. Currently responsible for of customers across industries, including operations. Overall responsibility for
Successfully led multiple credit rating of the company. Current responsibilities managing engagement with some of the telecoms, CPG, travel and transportation. managing business relationships,
advisory projects for a variety of clients in include identifying and implementing new largest European banking and insurance technological crisis and leading projects to
Japan and Europe. growth opportunities in Iberia and outside customers. drive business optimisation in the EMEA
Europe, with significant exposure to different region for derivatives IT.

Rui Pedro Patriarca Tomas Peeters Galina Pentecost Rafael Polatinsky Sav Pushparajah
Portuguese Belgian Russian / Canadian / British South African Sri Lankan / Australian
Beer Business Unit Marketing Manager Vice President Operations Financial Controller Portfolio Manager Senior Manager - IT Transformation
Heineken ING Direct General Electric Threadneedle Asset Management Colt Technology Services
Lisbon, Portugal Milan, Italy London, UK London, UK London, UK
Vast experience in marketing roles within Substantial experience in European direct Broad Canadian and UK financial controller Extensive experience in fund management Senior manager with programme
multinational FMCG companies at a national banking and rich international experience in experience at board level. Proficient in M&A and investment analysis of equities in the management experience across various
and international level. Developed and banking operations and project, programme activities, including financial due diligence Asia-Pacific region. Manager of a number of industries including finance, energy and
implemented brand strategy for and process management. Previously and successful integration of acquired regional Asia-Pacific funds. mining, government, and telecoms.
internationally renowned brands. responsible for investment products sales, businesses. Currently managing complex Currently accountable for utilising new or
Experienced in P&L, communication product management and operations. Other cross-business projects in the corporate tax disruptive technology to drive business and
development, brand strategy and brand fields of expertise include mortgage area. cultural transformation in a rapidly changing
management, consumer insights, and sales processing and change management. technology organisation.
control. Currently manages the operations of Italy’s
largest direct bank.

Wajih ur Rehman Emaad Reza Samy Sadat Sultan Fahd Salman Raj Sambasivan
Pakistani American / Pakistani Egyptian Saudi Indian
Project Manager Business Development Manager Director Chairman Vice President
NetSol Technologies Visa International Standard Chartered Bank Eirad Group Morgan Stanley
Portsmouth, UK Dubai, UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE Riyadh, Saudi Arabia London, UK
Rich international IT experience including Responsible for all aspects of client Expansive experience in corporate banking, Responsible for driving the business IT architect leading a multi-cultural team of
traditional and agile project management, relationship management, with a focus on treasury and credit risk management with forward, focusing on identifying new engineers to deliver industry-leading
programme management, business analysis, strategic business development and growth, leading global financial institutions. ventures to achieve strategic and business technical solutions for the European high
pre-sales and sales support activities. Also performance monitoring and competitor Previously worked across a broad range of development objectives. Recently started an frequency / low latency electronic trading
gained entrepreneurial experience by analysis. Previous experience includes industry sectors spanning a variety of Arabic electronic media group catering for division. Previously worked in New York
heading a technology start-up. Recently led developing new products and marketing geographies. the needs of the Arabian internet consumer. designing and developing electronic trading
a multi-cultural team spread across three strategies, innovation management and solutions, catering to US exchange
continents and delivered a multimillion consultative sales within the financial requirements. Extensive experience in global
pound IT programme across eight countries services industry. IT integration and offshore team
in Europe. management.

Adriana Selage Khuder Shamieh Mohamed Shams Adam Omar Shanti Marina Shevchenko
Romanian Lebanese Egyptian American / Jordanian Russian
Managing Consultant Manager Regional Training Manager General Counsel Deputy CEO Finance / Accounting (CFO)
aXialyze Deloitte Corporate Finance General Electric Aleph & Aleph Advisors PPF ECM Russia
Brussels, Belgium Dubai, UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE Amman, Jordan Moscow, Russian Federation
Project and team leader experienced in Supported various companies in the MENA Responsible for establishing and growing the Advises private, family-owned and semi- Possesses a profound theoretical
driving business transformation and region through financial due diligence and technical training business in Africa, India governmental organisations on a broad background and vast practical experience of
performance improvement initiatives in business review reports. Assisted the chief and the Middle East, with a focus on the oil range of principal investment, capital managing budgets, accounting and taxation
cross-cultural environments. Led a major restructuring officer of a US$1bn Islamic and gas industry. Strong technical and restructuring, compliance, and corporate processes. Established, developed and
global supply chain redesign and investment company. Previously provided commercial background working in a governance matters. Jointly responsible for finalised the merger and unification process
optimisation for a large consumer products audit and assurance services to some of the multinational company. Led and participated all business development activities and of a local development company within a
company. Previously responsible for several largest public and private corporations, in major projects in Saudi Arabia, the UAE managerial decisions regarding staffing, HR global investment group. Currently
pan-European projects in the areas of including banks and financial institutions. and India. and administration matters, and strategic responsible for M&A activities and
commercial and go-to-market strategies, and direction. fundraising.
cross-channel sales effectiveness and
efficiency. 9
Mohammad Shihab Rohit Shroff Jitendra Singh Gyan R. Singh Alexander Skuratov
Egyptian Australian Indian Indian Russian
General Manager, Sales Egypt and Libya Project Manager Technical Manager Vice President Regional Logistics / Special Projects
Maersk Line RBS Global Banking and Markets Amdocs (European Support) Morgan Stanley Manager
Cairo, Egypt London, UK Lausanne, Switzerland London, UK S.P.I. Spirits (Cyprus)
Limassol, Cyprus
Extensive shipping and logistics experience. Project manager specialising in the Extensive international experience in Extensive experience in leading global
Managed diverse functions and projects for implementation of enterprise applications, managing and developing projects in billing technology teams and managing multimillion Multilingual expert in international sales and
a global industry leader, including business business process rationalisation and and customer care systems for telecoms dollar projects. Led several front office marketing, specialised in the FMCG industry.
development and product launches, supply management of multi-cultural teams across operators. Pioneered the establishment of initiatives for global equity swaps, regulatory Advanced knowledge of logistics, production
chain management and finance across geographies. Successfully delivered the IT development centre in Cyprus. and operational risk control, and index and supply chain issues, and project
Europe and the Middle East. Currently customer management, pricing and order Successfully led and assisted the launch of a arbitrage. Previous experience of designing management. Developed and implemented
managing sales activities in Egypt and Libya. fulfilment solutions within the financial major telecoms operator in Switzerland. solutions for molecular dynamics simulation a strategy to grow established and new
services and telecoms industries. and for optimising mathematical operations FMCG brands in Asia-Pacific. Successfully
for super-computers. led the re-establishment of the regional
distribution network.

Yogesh Sontakke Melinda L. Spence Maria Stefanova Paul Summers Mitsuru Takahashi
British / Indian American Bulgarian British Japanese
Principal Engineer / Global Technical Lead Web Analyst PR and Stakeholder Communications Pre / Post Acquisition Investment Process Vice President, Product Specialist
Oracle Corporation Apple Manager Manager Nomura Asset Management
Reading, UK London, UK Carbon Trust Standard Company Unicorn Investment Bank London, UK
London, UK Manama, Bahrain
Extensive experience in technology Responsible for leading online analytics Extensive experience in asset management,
consulting, architecture development, pre- across the EMEIA region for an online store. Senior communications professional with Currently provides financial modelling focusing on business and product
sales support and customer relationship Supports the execution of strategic initiatives rich experience in project managing UK and support to the bank’s core business lines, as development. Managed a business
management. Led diverse engineering throughout the EMEIA region with global multimedia integrated campaigns well as credit risk analysis. Previous development team at the Tokyo
projects and teams, successfully deploying performance analysis, monitoring progress spanning media relations, internal experience of providing internal M&A and headquarters and researched a large
large scale global IT solutions for various against targets, and providing communications, issues management, strategic advice to the executive committee number of external fund managers for
business domains across the EMEA, APAC recommendations to influence, change and website communications and stakeholder of a global organisation. Qualified ACA, mutual fund products in the retail market.
and AMER regions. Currently leading a improve conversion. Rich experience in web engagement. Currently leading the PR and gained through a leading professional Currently responsible for product
multi-cultural, product services team analytics and market research within stakeholder communications programme for services firm. Sound knowledge on all management of the fund of funds, mainly for
working with high profile prospects, e-commerce and media. the company. aspects of SME M&As. global institutional investors.
customers and partners.

Rishi Tandon Negar Teimourzadeh Khoie Shivani Tejuja Lino Teodosio Anthony Thorp
Indian Iranian / British American Portuguese New Zealander / British
Cluster Head / Founder Member Vice President Senior Manager Design Manager Project Manager
Dunia Finance TSP Holding Expedia Ferrovial Agroman Pfizer
Dubai, UAE Tehran, Iran London, UK Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland
Extensive experience in consumer banking Extensive multi-disciplinary international Extensive cross-functional experience in the Civil engineer with extensive experience of Responsible for the implementation of
in India and within the GCC region. Expert in experience across varied industries software, retail and e-commerce industries coordinating multimillion pound enterprise resource management systems in
developing sales channel networks for new including programme management in the for large multinational companies. Currently infrastructure projects in joint ventures, and multiple countries across the world,
ventures. Successfully led culturally diverse investment banking industry in London and responsible for strategy planning and leading in different countries. Previous experience specialising in supply chain, sales order and
teams to attain a consistent track record of New York. Currently working in Iran in the the SEO roadmap across 18 global markets. as a regional manager for a multinational distribution management. Extensive
delivering profitability objectives. Currently fields of HR, business development and Drives incremental traffic, orders and construction consultancy in Spain. experience successfully coordinating
responsible for formulating the sales and strategic planning management. revenue, and improved marketing Developed and led a new division, achieving culturally diverse teams across differing
marketing strategy for the UAE. efficiencies by building features and considerable growth through sizeable and regions and time zones. Currently managing
enhancing the website appeal. profitable contracts with local government. system integration projects to support the
company merger in Europe.

Yassir Touhami Frederic M.P.A. Vander Heyden Hans Weemaes Andrey Zabulonov Jinan Zoya
Moroccan Belgian Dutch Russian Lebanese
Group Business Director Africa, Project Manager / Team Leader Programme Manager Director Head of Special Projects
International Investments Shell International (Petroleum ING Direct SGCM Virgin Megastore (Middle East)
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation / Development Oman) London, UK Moscow, Russian Federation Dubai, UAE
ETISALAT Muscat, Oman
Substantial international experience in Venture capital professional with extensive Extensive experience in growth consulting,
Dubai, UAE
Extensive and solid experience working in project and programme management within management experience in strategy and market research and consumer behaviour.
Fulbright scholar with extensive experience multinational oil and gas companies, wholesale banking. Successfully set up and operations. Excellent track record with large Managed over 100 projects for clients within
in IT and telecoms and a masters degree in managing major international projects in currently leading the programme office for a scale projects management in mining and the GCC region across a range of sectors
telecoms. Successful track record managing Europe, West Africa, Brazil, Malaysia and large scale, multiple platform, cross-border clean energy. Currently responsible for including FMCG, media, retail, and oil and
sales, strategy and business development in the Middle East. Vast expertise in business change programme. Currently leading portfolio management in optics, photonics gas. Currently responsible for devising
large multinational companies in emerging planning, project management and change practice to transition outsourced and new materials. strategies and planning the roll-out of new
markets with particular expertise in Africa economics. Currently leading a number of operational activities to a new strategic initiatives within the Middle East, including
and the Middle East. Currently responsible multi-disciplinary teams responsible for field service model. handling the digital platform launch.
for the M&A strategy and execution for development plans in Oman.
telecoms projects in African markets.

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