CONFERENCE:September 2020ADGM Building, Al Maryah Island, UAE

POST-EVENT WORKSHOPS:September 2020Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island, UAE


Alok Bishnoi

Director, Portfolio Management and M&A,
KBBO Group

Meriem Menani

Senior Analyst,
EIU’s Public Policy Consulting

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Robert Stammers, CFA

Investor Engagement CFA Institute

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Simon Baptist

Global Chief Economist & Managing Director Asia,
The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU)

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Taimoor Labib

Founding Partner,

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Walid Hanna

Founder & CEO,
Middle East Venture Capital

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William Tohmé

CFA, Regional Head Middle East & North Africa,
CFA Institute

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Zhengrong Tang

Co-Founder & CEO,

Dr. Karolien Notebaert,

One Step Ahead

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Jason Hsu, Ph.D

Chairman & CIO,

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Paula Petkova

World Business Angels Forum UAE

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Biharilal Deora

Abakkus Asset Manager

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Dr. Ruchi Dana

Board Member,
DANA Group

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Richard Lee, CFA

CFA Society Emirates

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Syed Farhan Zaidi

Head of Investments
Private Investments Office, & Member of Investment Committee, MEVP Fund III

Ameena Hussain Ahmed Thabet

Executive Director – Human Capital & Emiratization
Mubadala Investment Company

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Sponsors & Partners

Platinum Sponsor


CFA Society Emirates

CFA Society Emirates is the local United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) member society of CFA Institute, which is the preeminent global association of professionals in the field of investment analysis. CFA Institute administers the globally recognized Chartered Financial Analyst® Program. The local society, founded in 2002, was created to serve the growing requirements of investment professionals in U.A.E. for support, continuing education programs and networking opportunities. Our society seeks to fulfil the CFA Institute mission at the local level: to lead the investment profession by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.