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Najib Fayyad joined the group in January 2012, serving first as CEO of the Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH), before joining National Holding Group’s leadership team in October 2015. Najib has over 25 years of experience working in

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Chief Executive Officer

Joseph brings over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, covering asset management, private equity, portfolio management, financial restructuring, research, banking, and audit. Prior to assuming his role as Entrust Capital CEO, Joseph joined Emirates International Investment Company (EIIC) in July 2017 as Head of Investments where he is responsible for spearheading and managing EIIC’s investments.

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Head of Business Development and Client Relations

Amro brings over 25 years of experience in investment banking and brokerage. Prior to joining Entrust Capital, Amro started at EFG Hermes, where he evolved from working on the first Egyptian privatization project as an analyst to leaving the Advisory in 1995 and moving on to stock brokerage, where he was responsible for sales to local retail and foreign institutional clients.

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Chief Financial Officer

Hawary brings over 28 years of experience in financial leadership roles. Hawary joined Emirates International Investment Company (EIIC) in February 2018 as the CFO. Under his current role, he leads the finance, accounting, and treasury functions, while working closely with the senior management of the Group to provide direction and support. Before joining EIIC, Hawary was the CFO of Deyaar Development, a fully integrated real estate development and management company. During his time at Deyaar he initiated a strategic five-year plan for the Company, with a focus on diversification to counter the cyclical nature of real estate. After Deyaar, he migrated to Canada where he setup a consultancy company providing finance and accounting services and sourcing of investment opportunities. Prior to Deyaar Hawary was the Group CFO at Zabeel Investments, a company which had significant investments in real estate, private equity and capital markets. He led the financial restructuring of the group and oversaw the completion of several key projects during a very turbulent time.

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Head Of Asset Management

Ali brings an extensive two-decade tenure in the asset management industry, specializing in investment management, portfolio management, and structuring of products and mutual funds. Before his role at Entrust Capital, Ali served as the Chief Investment Officer and Head of Investment Structuring at Aditium Investment Management Limited. In this capacity, he managed the Public Markets, Structured Finance, and Venture Capital divisions. Prior to joining Aditium, Ali spearheaded the Asset Management business at Daman Investments.

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Portfolio Manager

Imran brings over 14 years of experience in the asset management and private equity space with a focus on managing assets for local family offices. He specializes in managing money employing the growth-at-reasonable-price framework. As part of the mandates he has spearheaded, Imran has gained invaluable experience working in both MENA and global markets. Core areas of Imran’s expertise are asset allocation, financial modeling and valuation, and due diligence across asset classes including but not limited to equities, fixed income, private equity and real estate. Prior to joining Entrust, Imran was with Scope Investment, a private family office with sovereign ties, as a Senior Investment Analyst for over five years. At Scope, he was responsible for supporting the capital market, real estate and private equity functions.

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Portfolio Manager

Sajeer brings over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry, covering asset management, research, and private equity. Core areas of Sajeer’s expertise include financial modeling, valuation, due diligence, and investment research. Sajeer

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Chief Trader

Halim brings over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, covering asset management, sales trading and brokerage. He works closely with the fund manager on asset allocations and portfolios management while also

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AML Compliance Officer

Namal is a compliance professional with over 20 years’ extensive experience in Governance, Risk, Compliance and Internal Control management. Furthermore, he has a background in general banking, wealth management, private banking and in private equity areas with experience in global financial institutions such as HSBC. Namal has guided many regulated businesses towards greater compliance awareness and generated success through training, advice and monitoring activities. Additionally, he has experience in senior stakeholder management, policy development and management of risk mitigation programs. Namal is a member of the Association of Professional Bankers in Sri Lanka and also obtained Certified financial advisory qualifications from Institute of Financial Services in the UK.

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