Under the Patronage of
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
Fahad Al Qassim is Chief Executive Officer of Emirates NBD Capital, responsible for overseeing
syndicated loans, structured finance, debt and equity capital markets and advisory businesses with a
mandate to drive the growth of the Group's Investment Banking franchise.
Fahad has over 20 years of experience in the investment banking, government and commercial sectors.
He was previously Managing Director and Head of Principal Investments at Waha Capital managing
over AED6 billion of proprietary investments and overlooking private equity investments. Prior to
which he was Head of Executive Council Projects for The Executive Council of the Government of
Dubai, and prior to that worked in the Investment Banking Division of Dubai Islamic Bank.
Al Qassim holds an MBA specialized in Finance from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, as
well as BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Computing from Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK, and
a Higher Diploma in Electronics Engineering from Higher Colleges of Technologies in the UAE. He is
also a graduate from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Leadership Program 2008 – 2010
12:00 - 13:00
FPI Pillar Session 3 - Is it an Investors Market?
Gathering all Investors to discuss the current market situation. What are the trends in the investment world, should you buy or sell & the global lookout for investment?