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Strategic Investment Capital is a by-product of multiple successful endeavors undertaken by the founders who ascertain that a bottom-up approach integrated within an architecture where economies of scale exist will enhance investors’ yield. The management team that came together brings together expertise from across the globe to a boutique investment bank that allows for a bespoke, individualized client focus.

Strategic Investment Capital elected to incorporate under the regulatory body of the Dubai Financial Services Authority in order to service its regional client base under a globally renowned governing body and bilaterally introduce global clients to the emerging market investment arena.

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Our Team
Abdullah Ahmed Jawi
INDEPENDENT | NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Abdullah Ahmed Jawi

Abdullah Ahmed Jawi graduated in 1999 from the United Arab Emirates University with a Bachelor of Engineering. Abdullah began his career as an engineer in training in the Abu Al Bukhoosh offshore oil field in Abu Dhabi. This experience allowed him to obtain a position at the National Petroleum Construction Company as a quality control engineer. His ability to perform…

Mahmoud Shehada
Chief Executive Officer

Mahmoud Shehada

A graduate of York University in Toronto, Canada, Mahmoud attained his Bachelors of Arts in Economics. A successful Entrepreneur who has developed several business concepts and managed to engage investors to take the ventures from the concept stage to implementation. Mahmoud founded Allegoria Capital Ltd., which has successfully closed multiple transactions in the Private Equity and Placements space, most recently…

Adrian Mckay
SENIOR RISK OFFICER

Adrian Mckay

With over 35 years experience in Banking, Mr. McKay spent nine years as an Auditor with Bank of America and covered 26 Countries. He has spent twelve years in Kuwait where he was the Head of Internal Audit of the Gulf Bank and then mentored a young Kuwaiti at Kuwait Investment Company. He then went to Saudi Arabia and held the…

Moustafa Azam
MANAGING DIRECTOR - HEAD OF CUSTODY

Moustafa Azam

A graduate of Wolverhampton College in the UK, Moustafa attained his Master of Business Administration. Moustafa has 10 years professional retail banking experience in UAE, Extensive Experience in Bank Operations and Investment Banking. His areas of expertise include Wealth Management, Investment Products Development, Investment Portfolios Modeling, Financial Planning and Portfolio Management, Islamic and Conventional Investment Products, Establishment of Policies and…

Nawaz Sayied
SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER

Nawaz Sayied

Senior professional with over 25 years of diversified experience including working with FMCG. A high integrity & energetic leader with proven capability in compliance and process enhancement to achieve business excellence. He has gained exposure while working in different geographies with Reckitt Benckiser, and Crowe Horwath in the finance, consultancy and financial advisory services. Nawaz offers a unique blend of…

Salah Kaddoura
MANAGING DIRECTOR - ASSET MANAGEMENT

Salah Kaddoura

Tomasz Fiszer
MANAGING DIRECTOR - ASSET MANAGEMENT

Tomasz Fiszer

Tom began his career in financial markets in 2000 as an Equity Trader for SGZ Bank in Frankfurt. In 2001 he moved to DZ Bank where he worked in the Pan-European and Equity Derivatives team. In 2009 Tom joined the global credit trading desk for Perpetual Value Asset Management based out of Frankfurt as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager…

Asim Raza
FINANCE OFFICER

Asim Raza

Jennifer Curtin
COMPLIANCE OFFICER MLRO

Jennifer Curtin

Ms. Curtin studied at University College Cork and holds a Joint Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree. She also holds a professional diploma in Digital Marketing from Cork College of Commerce. Over the past number of years she has worked as a Know Your Customer Specialist with Amazon. She has also worked with Bank of New York Mellon as an Anti…

Lava Mohamad
DIRECTOR - MIDDLE OFFICE DMLRO & HUMAN RESOURCE

Lava Mohamad

Lava graduated with a distinction with an MBA at the University of Salford (UK) in 2016. Prior to that she has obtained a First-class degree in BSc Business studies with Financial Management in 2011 at the University of Salford. She has worked from 2012 to 2017 in the manufacturing industry in the HR & Finance department. She is known for…

Omar Yazbek
ASSOCIATE MIDDLE OFFICE

Omar Yazbek

Charmaine Mariano
Administrative Officer

Charmaine Mariano

Donya Razi
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Donya Razi

Reyes Adam
IT Web Developer

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