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Jassim Alseddiqi CEO Of Abu Dhabi Financial Group

Jassim Alseddiqi


Jassim Alseddiqi is the Chairman of SHUAA Capital. He is also the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ADFG and Chairman of Eshraq Properties, GFH Financial Group, and ADCorp. He also serves as board member of the following companies: First Abu Dhabi Bank, the Tourism & Development Investment Company (TDIC), and ADNOC Distribution.

Previously, Jassim served as the CEO of Abu Dhabi Capital Group. He was also a noted lecturer at the Abu Dhabi-based Petroleum Institute. Jassim holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University in the USA.

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Ahmed Bin Braik


Mr. Bin Braik is the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of SHUAA Capital. A prominent UAE national banker, Mr. Ahmed Bin Braik ranks amongst the senior most finance professionals in the GCC and MENA region. Mr. Bin Braik initially joined Citibank N.A. in 1981 as an Account Officer – Relationship Management. Having held key roles such as Corporate Baking Head and Private Banking Group Head, to then become Business Manager UAE & Gulf, Mr. Bin Braik went on to lead Citibank N.A. UAE & Oman as CEO for 12 years. He established a diversified business in Commercial and Retail to become today a premier institution in the UAE and the first in many areas including leadership in credit cards and  winning of Dubai Quality Awards. During his tenure, Citibank N.A. registered an explosive growth in profits from a loss of AED 1 million in 1990, to touch a record AED 150 million.

Most recently, Mr. Bin Braik held senior positions within Majid Al Futtaim Holding (MAF) where he worked for nearly 10 years, retiring as the Deputy CEO of the Group Holding Company and a member of the Holding Board. Mr. Bin Braik was instrumental in shaping the overall strategy of the business, negotiating key joint ventures and making acquisitions for the Group including the successful signing of the JV Agreement with Orix and JCB

International to issue credit cards. During his tenure at MAF, Mr. Bin Braik has held various key roles including the Chairman of MAF Ventures, Deputy Chairman of MAF Properties, Board Member of MAF Retail, MAF Trust, CEO of MAF Ventures and Acting CEO of MAF Properties.

Prior to joining MAF, Mr. Bin Braik had served as founder CEO of Dubai Bank, the first UAE Bank to be successfully launched in a record time of 4 months, thus creating a new benchmark in delivery cycles as well as sheer innovation in new products and services. In addition, he was also Founder Board member of the Dubai International Financial Centre and Dubai Economic Council, as well as a board member of Bank Islam Malaysia, MasterCard Middle East and Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies.

A seasoned industry veteran, Mr. Bin Braik currently holds directorships at Al Masraf Bank UAE, Dubai Economic Council and British Telecom Saudia.

A member of the Association of Accounting Technicians, Mr. Bin Braik is a graduate of Leeds University, UK. 

Jasim Hussein Ahmed Al Ali (1)

Jasim Hussein Ahmed Al Ali


Mr. Jasim Al Ali serves as a Director on the Board of SHUAA Capital. He holds the positions of Chief Executive Officer of First Gulf Properties L.L.C. & Mismak Properties L.L.C., possessing extensive experience in asset management and a passion for service excellence and outstanding strategic thinking. Mr. Al Ali joined these companies to achieve their vision of establishing themselves as leading entities offering exceptionally high caliber services in professional real estate solutions.

Mr. Al Ali is also the Chairman of both Green Emirates Properties P.S.C., and Sensaire Services L.L.C., as well as being a Board Member at Aseel Finance and Dubai First.

Prior to joining First Gulf Bank PJSC. as a Head of Real Estate, Mr. Al Ali held many prominent positions where he worked at DP World and played a key role within Dubai Properties Group's leadership team, as evident from his positions in its entities where he was Vice President for Dubai Asset Management in 2010 and Executive Director of Salwan from year 2008-2010.

Jasim Al Ali completed his education in prominent institutions in US and UK, and has attained an MBA from the University of Leicester, UK.

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Mr. Mustafa Kheriba


Mustafa Kheriba serves as a Director on the Board of SHUAA Capital. He is the Chief Operating Officer of ADFG, and Executive Director of the Company's Investment Manager, ADCM Ltd.

Mustafa manages the day-to-day operations, business development and control aspects of ADFG and its subsidiary companies. He also oversees deal origination, fund raising activities and directly manages key investments for the group. He also sits on the Board of Integrated Alternative Finance, Spadille Ltd, Northacre Plc, Reem Finance, and Integrated Securities, in addition to being Non-Executive Director at Qannas Investments Limited. Mustafa is also currently a board member and Managing Director of Gulf Finance Corporation in the UAE and KSA, and the SEO and board member of ADCorp.

Mustafa previously held senior posts in financial services and investment companies in the GCC, USA and Canada. He has been named among the top 50 MENA Fund Managers in the 2015 and in 2016 annual survey conducted by MENA FM Magazine. Mustafa holds a BA from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from Ohio Dominican University with Magna Cum Laude honors.


Fawad Tariq-Khan

Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fawad Tariq-Khan is the Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of SHUAA Capital with a primary mandate to spearhead its transformation and growth initiatives. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Northacre, a leading developer of high-end residential schemes in London and Khaleeji Commercial Bank, a publicly listed Islamic bank headquartered in Bahrain.

He previously led the investments team of ADFG focusing on devising and implementing alternative investment strategies globally as well as heading up Integrated Alternative Finance, the debt platform of ADFG.

Fawad started his career with Deloitte based out of London before joining the Dubai office where he helped set up its Middle East debt advisory practice. 

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