AIM 2019 Speakers

Conference and Workshop Speakers


Ayman Amin Sejiny

Chief Executive Officer

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), Saudi Arabia

Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny is the Chief Executive Officer of ICD (Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector) where he serves 54-member countries. ICD overlook 45 Banks and advise total of 70 Financial Institutions. Mr Ayman Sejiny has over 26 years of corporate and investment banking experience, having worked with leading international institutions such as Barclays, CITI Bank and ABN Amro. Prior to joining ICD Mr. Sejiny Board Member and Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Capital Saudi Arabia, CEO in BAK and Ibdar. During his five year tenure Mr. Sejiny was responsible for managing Barclay’s three business sectors consisting of BarclaysCapital, Barclays Wealth and Barclays Sales and Treasury.

Mr. Sejiny, is a board member in several entities, such as:
- Board Member in International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation along with nine Shareholders which includes Central Banks of (Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Qatar, Kuwait, Emirates, Nigeria, Mauritius & Luxemburg). IILM aims to enhance cross-border investment flows, international linkages and financial stability by creating more liquid Shari’ah-compliant financial markets for institutions offering Islamic financial services.
- Board Member in Wadi Makkah Company in Saudi. Mainly targeting startups in Science and Technology.
- Chairman of Maalem Finance Company in Saudi. SAMA regulated for SME lending
- Chairman of the Board in Open Silicone, Inc. (“OSI”) was established on 29 April 2003 in Delaware, USA, as a fabless semiconductor design and manufacturing company, by founders of Intel Microelectronics, a subsidiary of Intel.
- Board Member in Al-Tajamouat for Touristic Projects Plc. Co-owned by Bank Alkhair, Taj Mall is the premier, upscale shopping and entertainment complex in Amman, Jordan.
- Chairman of the Board in Bahrain Financing Company Group Holdings: Established in 1917, BFC Group is one of the leading foreign exchange and remittance houses headquartered in Bahrain, with an international presence in 6 countries and agent locations in 35 countries.
- Chairman of the Board in Al-Khair Capital Menkul in Turkey and Vice Chairman in Al-Khair Portfoy Yonetimi A.S., Alkhair Capital Turkey was established in 2007, following the Banks acquisition of the Turkish Brokerage Company and asset Management Company, Inter Yatirim Menkul Değerler A.Ş. and Inter Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş. respectively. Alkhair Capital

Turkey‘s main lines of business are: Asset Management, Real Estate & Private Equity, Brokerage and Research. As a vast and significantly under-served Islamic finance market with enormous growth potential, Turkey is a key market for the Bank and an important component of the Banks growing international capabilities.
- Board Member in Al-Khair International Islamic Bank In Malaysia, Established in 2007, Alkhair International Islamic Bank Berhad (Alkhair Malaysia) is the first foreign Islamic Bank in Malaysia licensed to conduct a full range of non-Malaysian Ringgit banking activities under the Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) initiative.
- Mr. Sejiny has a BA in Finance from Eastern Michigan University, United States. Fluent in Arabic, English and German.

Country Presentation Speakers


Mikheil Khidureli

Chief Executive Officer
Enterprise Georgia

H. E. Nabeela F. Tunis

Minister of Planning and Economic Development
Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, Sierra Leone

H.E. Mr. Husin Bagis

Ambassador of The Republic of Indonesia to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Embassy of The Republic of Indonesia, Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Ridwan Hassan

Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Consulate General of Indonesia

D. Rizky Novihamzah

Indonesia Investment Promotion Centre (IIPC) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Anthony Nkinzo Kamole

Managing Director
National Investment Promotion Agency (ANAPI), DR Congo

Patient Sayiba TAMBWE

Managing Director
Multimodal Freight Management Office - OGEFREM, DR Congo

Mr. Omphitlhetse Bobo Senosi

Director, Investment
Botswana Investment & Trade Centre (BITC)

Dwianto Eko Winaryo

Deputy Chairman
Business Facilities of Batam FTZ- Riau Islands Province, Indonesia

Paola Maccani

Head of Unit Territorial Development and Attractiveness
Ervet, Emilia Romagna Regional Agency, Italy

Francesca Chieti

Head of Institutional Investors Business Development
London Stock Exchange Group, Italy

Patrizia Celia

Head of Large Caps, Investment Vehicles & Market Intelligence
Borsa Italiana, Italy

Stefano Nigro

Director of the Foreign Direct Investment Department
ITA Agency, Italy

Alessandro Bonfiglioli

Chief Executive Officer
Agriculture and Food Centre of Bologna, Italy

Jaba Phutkaradze

Minister of Finance and Economy
Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Georgia

Nino Mghradze

Deputy Head of Municipal Department of Economic Development
Tbilisi City Hall, Georgia

Tengiz Tsereteli

Senior Investment Officer
JSC Partnership Fund, Georgia

Otar Dikhaminjia

Supervisory Board Member
JSC Axis Towers

Davit Ebralidze

Chief Executive Officer
Poti Free Industrial Zone, Georgia

Mariam Asatiani

RE/MAX Capital, Georgia

Ibrahim Ahli

Director of Investment Promotion Division
Dubai FDI, United Arab Emirates

Marwan Ben Hareb

Director of Investment & Promotion Department
Chamber of Commerce, United Arab Emirates

Neville Matjie

Chief Executive Officer
Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN)

Hamish Erskine

Chief Executive Officer
Dube TradePort Corporation

Russell Curtis

Non-Executive Director
Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Emad Aubry

Business Development Specialist – Director of Investment Promotion Department
Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Ras Al Khaimah

Mohammad Juma Al Mashrekh

Executive Director
Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq)

Valentina Setta

Consul General
Consul General of Italy in Dubai

Mr. Lasha Chikovani

Investment Projects Adviser
Colliers International Georgia

Minister Paul Tasong

Minister Delegate in Charge of Planning, Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development

Zeng Yan

Deputy Director General
Tianjin Municipal Bureau of Commerce

Aubrey Shabane

Chief Executive Officer
KZN Growth Fund

Juma Al Kait

Assistant Undersecretary
Foreign Trade Affairs at Ministry of Economy

Sharief Habib Al Awadhi

Director General
Fujairah Free Zone Authority (FFZA), Fujairah

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