Adib AlZamil

Chairman of the Board
Adib Abdullah AlZamil is the Chairman of Fajr Capital’s Board of Directors. Mr AlZamil currently serves as the Managing Director of Finance and Investments at Zamil Group, which represents the interests of one of the leading business families in Saudi Arabia. He also serves on the Zamil Group’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He was previously Managing Director of Zamil Industrial Investments Company from 1998 to 2004, and remains a member of its Board of Directors. Mr AlZamil is also the Chairman of Jadwa Investment in Saudi Arabia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Portland State University.

Abdulaziz Alsubeaei

Chairman of the HR, Compensation, and Nomination Committee of the Board
Abdulaziz Mohammed Alsubeaei has played a pivotal role in the creation of Mohammed Alsubeaei & Sons Investment Company (MASIC). He is a founder and Member of the Board of Directors of Jadwa Investment Company, one of Saudi Arabia’s fastest growing investment banks. Mr. Alsubeaei also serves on the Founder’s Committee and the Executive Committee of Bank Al Bilad in Saudi Arabia and on the Boards of Directors of four other companies.

Nasser Alsubeaei

Nasser Mohammed Alsubeaei is Vice Chairman of Mohammed Alsubeaei & Sons Investment Company (MASIC). Mr. Alsubeaei is also a Board Member and a Member of the Executive Committee of Bank Al Bilad. He is also a Board Member of Arriyadh Development Company (ARDCO) and of Saudi Hotels and Resorts Company, and a Member of the Audit Committee at the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).

Khalid Alsweilem

Dr. Khalid Alsweilem is an independent director on the Fajr Capital Board of Directors, and currently serves as a nonresident fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He was previously Chief Counselor and Director General of Investment at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, where he held several senior positions since 1991. He holds degrees from the University of Arizona (BS Industrial Engineering), Boston University (MA Economics) and University of Colorado at Boulder (PhD Economics), and was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University (Economics & Finance).

Dato’ Mohd Izani Ghani

Dato’ Mohd Izani Ghani represents Khazanah Nasional Berhad on the Fajr Capital Board of Directors. He joined Khazanah in March 2005, and currently serves as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer. He is also Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. At Khazanah, he was deeply involved in the issuance of the world’s first exchangeable sukuk for USD750 million in 2006, followed by other landmark exchangeable sukuks in 2007 and 2008. Prior to Khazanah, he was with Putrajaya Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and Renong Group. Mr. Ghani has a BSc (Economics, specialising in Accounting and Finance) from the London School of Economics and Political Science; is a qualified chartered accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Iqbal Khan

Chief Executive Officer, Fajr Capital
Iqbal Ahmad Khan is the Chief Executive Officer of Fajr Capital. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, Cravia Group, GEMS Education, Jadwa Investment, and National Petroleum Services. Prior to Fajr Capital, he was the founding CEO of HSBC Amanah, where he built the business and team over eight years into one of the fastest growing and most successful emerging businesses in the HSBC Group. He is a long-time advocate of the Islamic financial services industry, serving as an advisor to government initiatives in Brunei, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. He holds a Master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics and Chemistry, both from Aligarh Muslim University. He is the recipient of several industry and global accolades, including the Royal Award for Islamic Finance, a biannual prize presented by HM the King of Malaysia, and a Lifetime Achievement Award presented by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the UAE.

Atilla Kurama

Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board
Atilla Kurama is President of the Financial Services Group of Yildiz Holding, a Board Member of Türkiye Finans ve Katilim Bankasi and Godiva Chocolatier, and Chairman of Fon Leasing. He is also a member of the Holding Executive Board of the Ulker Group, one of Turkey’s leading diversified conglomerates. The Ulker Group, with origins in the food and beverage industry, has been an operator and principal investor in a wide range of sectors and in 2008 acquired Godiva Chocolatier. In addition to strong insight and connectivity in Turkey and other OIC markets, Mr. Kurama brings deep expertise in the Financial Services sector, having played a pivotal role in the 60% sale of Türkiye Finans to Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) in 2008.

Junaidi Masri

Junaidi Hj Masri serves on the Fajr Capital Board of Directors as a representative of the Government of Brunei Darussalam. He is currently Acting Managing Director of the Brunei Investment Agency (BIA). He joined the BIA in 1991, and was previously Director and Head of Venture Capital and Strategic Investments, managing BIA’s investments globally. Mr. Masri holds a B.Sc Degree in Computer and Management Sciences from Keele University, United Kingdom.

Chris Masterson

Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Company
Chris Masterson is the Chairman of Montagu Private Equity, a leading principal investor in the European market. Montagu focuses on mid–market (Euro 100m—1b) investments and management buyouts, with offices in the UK, France, Germany, and Sweden. He has over three decades of principal investment experience at Montagu and elsewhere. Previously held by the HSBC Group as HSBC Private Equity Limited, Montagu was bought out by its management in 2003, with HSBC remaining as a minority shareholder. Mr. Masterson read Psychology at University College, London and holds an MBA from Manchester Business School.

Mike Powell

Mike Powell is an Independent Director on the Fajr Capital Board of Directors. He is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Thematic Capital Partners LLP and Senior Partner of GCS Capital LLP. He was formerly Global Head of Markets for HSBC and a member of the HSBC Group Executive Committee, and is well-known as a seasoned global macro investor with extensive strategic management experience. Mr. Powell is a non-executive director of Jadwa Investment, and serves on the board of a number of technology companies. Mr. Powell has an MBA from Henley Business School.