Our Management Team

Our Team

Abdullah Ahmed AlShaheen AlRabeea


Abdullah is a Senior private equity professional with over 25 years of working experience in Senior Management positions. He has worked in all major capital markets (GCC, North Africa, Asia, Europe and USA) in Private Equity and several investment funds. He is also Chairman of Injazat Invest North Africa S.A (Morocco) and Oryx Industries (Fujairah, UAE). He is currently on the Board of several companies in the investment, real estate, trading and SME sectors in UK, GCC and MENA region. In his previous role he was CEO of an investment group in Kuwait and prior to that he was Head of Direct Investments Department in the Industrial Bank of Kuwait. He was formerly on the Board and various committees of Investment Banking sector. He has a BA in Accountancy, Kuwait University and is a Certified Public Accountant from the Ministry of Commerce, Kuwait.

Essam Qasem Abul

Vice Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. Essam has over 30 years of finance and investment banking experience across diverse sectors in the MENA region. He is a Board member of Oryx Industries (Fujairah – UAE). He was previously executive vice president with an investment group in Kuwait and prior to that with Industrial Bank of Kuwait as Head of Corporate Finance. His experience includes acquisition, post investment management and successful exit of various private equity deals. He has been actively involved from the pre-feasibility stage through growth and expansion for various investments covering building material, manufacturing, natural resources, energy, food & beverage, healthcare, real estate and financial services. He has a BSc in Commerce and Accountancy from Kuwait University.