Board of Directors

Ahmed Fawzi Musaad Al-Saleh

Chairman & CEO

graduated from Boston College in USA with major in Operations Strategic Management and Applied Statistics. He owns various responsibilities across several companies under Musaad Al Saleh Group a conglomerate based in Kuwait having its global presence with exposure across diversified sectors and Asset class.  Ahmed Al Saleh has been responsible in managing international funds since the year 2000. The investments are across diversified sectors across various geographical regions spanning from USA, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. His experience spans across identifying potential investment opportunities that are not commonly available in the market whether it be managed funds, individual direct investments or mezzanine funds and thereafter lead invest by soliciting along with HNI and related party institutions

Farouq Hamad Al-Essa

Vice chairman

graduated from New York University in USA with BS in Electrical Engineering in the year 1966 and thereafter secured Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in the year 1973. In his professional career spanning over half a century he had carried out regional and International Investment management responsibilities with several governmental and non- governmental organizations in Kuwait and abroad. Had represented the Board of Kuwait Investment Authority, Kuwait Oil Tankers Co, The Securities House Kuwait, 26 Champs Elysee Paris, Ajman Investment Company , Gulf Investment Company and Arab Steel Bahrain.

Hamad Mohammad Al-Atiqi

Board Member

graduated from University of Delaware in USA with Bachelor in Business Administration Finance and Economics. He is a Certified Risk Analyst, and is a founding member of CFA Chapter Kuwait and is a Fellow Member of American Academy of Financial Management. He has more than two decades of success steering diverse companies (Real Estate, Hospitality, Private Equity, Investment Banking, and Technology) through complex business environments and strategic reinvention to capture new business opportunities and drive sustainable growth.

Eid Nasser Al-Rashidi

Board Member

graduated from West Virginia University in USA with Bachelor in Petroleum Engineering and Master of Business Administration from Mastricht School of Management. He had served Kuwait Investment Authority for more than a decade in several positions and is currently the Managing Director of Future Generation Advisors. He has a natural passion and enthusiasm for financial markets, has a track record of putting together efficient investment strategies and has gained broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. He has a sound reputation of delivering significant positive  investment results which meet both the stakeholders and overall business requirements.

Khalil Mohammed Sharif Al-Awadhi

Board Member

possesses over 30 years of experience in business development and investment banking working in executive roles at top tier regional and international financial institutions such as Investcorp, PineBridge Investments, Societe Generale Asset Management and BNP Paribas. Over his career, Khalil has been directly involved in marketing and placing over USD 2 billion in capital for international funds and investments across various alternative asset classes.

On October 2016, Mr. Al-Awadhi established Knights Gate Advisory & he is the Managing Director.

Khalil is a Bahraini national. He holds an Executive Business Management Degree from the University of Bahrain.