Director - Business Development and Integration, Expo 2020 Dubai
Fadi Haddad is Director – Business Development and Integration at Expo 2020 Dubai. His role is to ensure that the business community plays a crucial part in the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and that Expo 2020 Dubai works closely with businesses to realise its theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ and key subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.
He is a seasoned relationship manager with strong commercial acumen and deep-rooted relationships in the MENA region.
Fadi also has a proven track record of working with organisations and businesses of all sizes, from sovereign wealth funds and large corporates to SMEs and family enterprises.
Before joining Expo 2020 Dubai, he was Director – Institutional Business Development at Shuaa Asset Management, where, among other responsibilities, he was in charge of developing a new and improved sales strategy, along with an action plan for planning roadshows, developing new relationships and fundraising.
Fadi has also held senior positions with NN Investment Partners and Investcorp Bank in a career that stretches back almost 20 years.
He studied Business Management at the University of Bahrain before later earning an MBA at Lancaster University Management School, where he attended as a Chevening Scholar.
A native Arabic speaker, he is also fluent in English.
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