Speakers at MENA IPO Summit Series Dubai 2023

His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri

Director General of the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism

His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Hadari

Deputy CEO
Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)

Hamed Ali

CEO
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai
Ibrahim Al Haddad

Ibrahim Al Haddad

CEO
Salik Company P.J.S.C
Abdulla Belhoul

Abdulla Belhoul

CEO
Tecom Group

Mohammad Al Bastaki

CEO
Emirates NBD Capital

Alan Willamson

CEO
Taaleem

Thomas Varghese

CFO
DEWA

Andrew Robinson

Head of EMEA ECM and Head of Global Equity Syndicate
HSBC

Marie Freier

Global Co-Head of Sustainable & Impact Investment Banking
Barclays

Saeed Al Awar

Head of Middle East, Managing Director
Rothschild & Co

Mohammad Junaid

Head - Corporate Governance Section
Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)

Ali Amer Al Hashimi

CFO & Head of Strategy
Dubai Financial Market (DFM)

Ahmed Ibrahim

Managing Partner
Ibrahim & Partners

Salah Shamma

Head of Investment, MENA
Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity

Jaap Meijer

Managing Director
Head of Research

Alex Simmons

Head of Edelman Smithfield EMEA
Edelman Smithfield, UK

Rony Jawhar

Managing Director
Heads the Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Arqaam Capital

Luma Saqqaf

CEO
Ajyal Sustainability Consulting

Oliver Schutzmann

Co-Founder & CEO
Iridium Investor Relations

Andree Chakhtoura

Head of Investment Banking MENA
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ted McHugh

Co-Head of Edelman Smithfield Strategic Situations & IR
Edelman Smithfield

Saad Chalabi

CEO
xCube

Simon Hailes

Head of Edelman Smithfield Middle East
Edelman Smithfield Middle East

Sharif El-Badawi

CEO
Dubai Future District Fund

Kapil Jobanputra

Head, Commercial Real Estate, AME
Standard Chartered Bank

Eyad Abdulrahim

Group CFO
Power International Holding

Miguel Azevedo

Managing Director
Chairman – Investment Banking Emerging Markets(EMEA), Citi

Joost Smulders

Chief Investment Officer
Dubai Green Fund

May Nasrallah

Founder and Executive Chairman
deNovo Corporate Advisors

Fadi Ghandour

Managing Partner
Wamda Capital

John Gollifer

General Manager
Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA)

Husam Hourani

Senior Partner
Al Tamimi & Company

Dr. Ashraf Gamal El Din

CEO
Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance

Andrew Tarbuck

Partner, Head of Capital Markets
Al Tamimi & Company

Salmaan Khawaja

Partner, Head of M&A and Transactions Advisory
Grant Thornton

John Kiely

EMEA Chair
Edelman Smithfield

Shaikha Almarri

Head of Government and Corporates
HSBC Dubai

Dr. Mohamad Hamade

CEO
Amanat Holdings

Steve Corrin

Senior Executive Officer
Emirates NBD Asset Management Ltd

Jassim AlSane

Co-Head Investment Banking- MENA
Goldman Sachs Dubai

Ali Khalpey

Managing Director, Head of Equity Capital Markets Syndicate
EFG Hermes

Alexander Hageman

Managing Director
Moelis & Company

Faisal Hasan

CIO & Head of Asset Management
Al Mal Capital UAE

Finlay Wright

Managing Director
Rothschild & Co

Michael P. Grifferty

President
Gulf Capital Market Association

Ali Shaikley

Partner
White & Case LLP

Patrick Delivanis

Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking MENA
Morgan Stanley

Faheem Aziz

CEO
Safa Capital

Rami Touma

Managing Director, Head of MENA
Moelis & Company

Karim Meleka

Managing Director, Investment Banking
EFG Hermes

Dr Leon Lee Celand

Senior Director, Legal Office Corporate Affairs
Dubai Integrated Economic Zones
Andy Parnis

Andy Parnis

Managing Director
Teneo

Tahir Mahmood

Head of Business Development
Dubai Financial Market (DFM)

Barry Leipsic

Portfolio Manager,
Citadel

Rahul Sonthalia

Director of Learning – Finance and Business Skills
Kaplan ME

Hitesh Asarpota

Deputy CEO
Emirates NBD Capital

Salmaan Jaffery

Chief Business Development Officer
Dubai International Financial Centre Authority(DIFC)

Richad Soundardjee

Head of CICC UAE Preparatory Team

Basheer Ahmad

Senior Manager – Markets
Dubai Financial Services Authority( DFSA)

Tom Bicknell

Partner
Pinsent Masons LLP

Rizwan Kanji

Partner
AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP

Eric Salomons

Head of Product Development
Dubai Financial Market(DFM)
Prasad Chari

Prasad Chari

Head Of Equity Capital Markets
Emirates NBD Capital

Charbel Azzi

Managing Director
Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Turkey, India, & CIS, S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI)

Maher Al Kaabi

Advisor to Group Chairman & Independent Board Member
Alserkal Group

Anthony Sassine

Managing Director, Senior Investment Strategist
KraneShares

Abeer Jarrar

Partner
Corporate M&A and Capital Markets, Baker McKenzie

Damian Regan

Sustainability Reporting & Assurance Leader
Deloitte Middle East

Greg Hughes

Partner
Strategy & Transactions, EY

Diako Makhmalbaf

Director
ESG Solutions Group, HSBC

Shereen Mitwalli

International Presenter

Brandy Scott

Presenter on The Business Breakfast
Dubai Eye 103.8

Ahmed Salem

Managing Director
Co-Head of MENA Investment Banking JP Morgan

George Triplow

Senior Vice President, Head of Client Development
Global Family and Private Investment Office MENA, Northern Trust Global Services SE

Abdallah Z Maher

Counsel
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Akshay Coppa

VP of Products
Partner- Euroland IR

Saeed Al Falasi

Executive Director
Future Design & Acceleration Dubai Future Foundation

Faisal Kazim

Future Foresight Lead
Dubai Future Foundation

Ziad Itani

Executive Director
Equity Research Arqaam Capital

Dhanya Issac

Head of Dubai
Edelman Smithfield