Board of Directors/CEO

Mr. Mohammad H. Al-Shamsi is also Chairman at National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah, Chairman at Higher Colleges of Technology and Chairman at RAK Properties PJSC.
He is on the Board of Directors at UAE Banks Federation, Emirates Foundation, Essel Infraprojects Ltd., Etisalat Misr SAE and Khalifa University of Science Technology & Research. Mr. Al-Shamsi was previously employed as Chairman by Thuraya Telecommunications Co. PJSC, Chairman & Managing Director by Emirates Telecommunications Corp., Vice Chairman by Al Hilal Bank PJSC, and Independent Non-Executive Director by Etihad Etisalat Co.

Mr. Rashed Al Suwaidi
A U.S. educated petroleum engineer, Mr. Al Suwaidi has held multiple senior positions in the regional energy sector, including Exploration and Production Director of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, CEO of Dalma Drilling and Chairman of Gulf Marine Services. He was recently elected to the board of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry and also sits on the board of the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development.

Mr. Mishal Kanoo
In addition to serving as Chairman of a diverse regional conglomerate, Mr. Kanoo is a board member of AXA Gulf, Vice Chairman of AXA Green Crescent, board member of Vixlet LLC, and Chairman of Johnson Arabia. He is also a columnist in several leading business publications and a Professor at the American University of Sharjah's School of Business and Management. He holds an MBA in finance from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

Ahmed Bin Braik
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.

Clement Mauve, CFA, CAIA
Senior Investment Analyst
Clement is a senior investment analyst covering international equities. He joined Al Dhabi Investment PJSC in July 2012 and has more than 8 years of industry experience. Prior to his current role, Clement was an investment analyst in ING IM where he looked at equities and fixed income securities in frontier markets.

Previously, he was an investment banking analyst for BNP Paribas CIB where he conducted project finance risk analysis. Clement holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations. He also received a master in finance from Reims Management School in France.

Mr. Nabil Sleiman, Ph.D, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Nabil Sleiman, Ph.D., CFA, is Chief Investment Officer/Co-Founder of Aldhabi Investment PJSC since 2010.

Mr. Nabil has over twenty years of experience in the hedge fund industry. Before joining Aldhabi Investment PJSC, Nabil was Chief Investment Officer of SFG Asset Advisors, a family office Global Macro hedge fund based in San Francisco CA from 2005-2009.

Before that he was co-portfolio manager at Manning & Napier Advisors (2002-2004) co-managing the M&N top-down International Fund. Prior to that, Mr. Nabil worked at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) from 1995 to 2001 as deputy portfolio manager of the External Funds Department. Mr. Nabil holds a Ph.D. in International Studies from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, along with an MBA in Finance, and a Master’s degree in International Management from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. He is a CFA charter holder and a member of the Security Analysts of San Francisco.


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