- Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Third Edition

ABU DHABI FAMILY OFFICE SUMMIT

Creating new opportunities for Partnership, Investment, Innovation and Social Good.

1 Days After

Investopia / Salt

Pre Event Cocktail Evening

Pre-event Netwoking

ADFO Summit

Panel Sessions, Networking, Break Out Rooms

- Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Third Edition

ABU DHABI FAMILY OFFICE SUMMIT

Creating new opportunities for Partnership, Investment, Innovation and Social Good.

1 Day After

Investopia / Salt

Pre Event Cocktail Evening

Pre-event Networking

ADFO Summit

Panel Sessions, Networking, Break Out Rooms

Partners

STRATEGIC PARTNER

Saadiyat Rotana- Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

HOTEL PARTNER

Codell - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

RECRUITMENT PARTNER

Venture Builder Partner

Real Estate Partner

Codell - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

RECRUITMENT
PARTNER

Investment Partner

Real Estate Partner

Financial Technology Partner

Exchange Partner

Biotech Partner

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EV Partner

Previous Speakers

Hussain Dawood - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Hussain Dawood

Dawood Group
Madhu Koneru - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Madhu Koneru

Kcap Investments
Yousif Saeed Lootah - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Youssif Lootah

SS Lootah Group
Bjoern Von Siemens - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Bjoern Von Siemens

Von Siemens Trust
Juul Manders - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Juul Manders

Juramy Family Office

Mohammed AlQahtani

Dinar Holding

Patrick Liotard-Vogt

PLV Capital
Ahmed Al Nowais - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Ahmed Al Nowais

Al Nowais Group

Suresh Vaidhyanathan

Ghassan Aboud Group
Jorge Felippe - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Jorge Felippe

Al Mulla Capital
Abdulrahman Al Suwaidi - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Abdulrahman AlSuwaidi

AS Investments

Dr Anshul Govila

Bait Al Batterjee Holding
Loai Bataineh Omivest International Holding

Loai Bataineh

Omivest International Holding
Ahmed - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Ahmed Mousa

Tamer Group

Sikander Hazir

Dawood group
Sonali Goila - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Sonali Goila

Panthera Capital
Obediah Ayton - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Obediah Ayton

Dhabi Hold Co
Madhu Koneru - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Madhu Koneru

Kcap Investments
George Ajaka Ray White Capital

George Ajaka

Ray White Capital
Aaron Weaver - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Aaron Weaver

Apeiron Investments

Sam Tidswell Norrish

Motive Partners

Dale Davis

Damazien Family Office
Reghina- Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Reghina Fligheli

Corecam Family Office

Mehsan Arshad

MAMS Holding
Vanessa Xu - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Vanessa Xu

VS Partners

Amro Al Qubaisi

FH Capital
Conrad - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Conrad Tsang

Strategic Year Holdings

Khadeer Peer Shariff

Siraj Holding International [Al Otaiba Group]

Industry Speakers

Marc Wesselink

Venture Rock 

Shankar Musunuri PHD, MBA

Ocugen

Boyu Hu

XVC

Abel Pena

Bit2Me
Danny Aguirre Bluewaters Development Group

Danny Aguirre

Bluewaters Development Group
Saad Naja Exinity Group

Saad Naja

Exinity Group

Trevor Clarke

SP Nutraceuticals Inc.

Coming Soon

Coming Soon

Next Generation Speakers

Family Office Under 30
Reem AlMusabbah - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Reem AlMusabbah

Co Founder, Pure Harvest

Faisal Al Dhaheri - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Faisal Al Dhaheri

Founder, VUZ
Ahmed Al Nowais - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Ahmed Al Nowais

Co Founder, JustClean 
 
Alhasan Farajallah - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Alhasan Farajallah

Founder, VUZ

Next Generation Speakers

Family Office Under 30
Reem AlMusabbah - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Reem AlMusabbah

Co Founder, Pure Harvest

Ahmed Al Nowais - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Ahmed Al Nowais

Co Founder, JustClean 
 
Faisal Al Dhaheri - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Faisal Al Dhaheri

Founder, VUZ
Alhasan Farajallah - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Alhasan Farajallah

Founder, VUZ

Previous Family Office Attendees

  • Dhabi Holdings

  • Al Nowais Group

  • Kcap Holdings

  • Dawood Group

  • El Daba Holding

  • Ittihad Investments

  • Kappafrik Family Office

  • Creek Capital

  • Al Siraj Holdings

  • Al Serkal Group

  • Ivan Crenko Family Office

  • Blauwpark Partners

  • Al Shaksy Group

  • SS Lootah Group

  • Abu Dhabi Capital Group

  • Rashed Al Rashed & Sons Co

  • Damac Family Office

  • Ali and Sons

  • Ghobash Group

  • Al Ghurair Group

  • Steppe Capital

  • Al Futtaim

  • Apparel Family Office

  • Corecam Family Office

  • Fortes Holdings

  • Gassan Aboud Group

  • Al Nada Investment

  • Galadari Investment Office

  • Plenum Family Office

  • Gargash Management

  • Almha Capital

  • Tamer Group

  • Almoayed General

  • Halkin Investments

  • Daman Investments

  • E20 Investments

  • LuLu Family Office

  • Mrk1 Family Office

  • Dinar Holding

  • Gungor Celik Family Office

  • Al Imtiaz

  • Al Wahaibi Group

  • Al Masaood

  • Majid Al Futtaim

  • Abdulla Al Gurg Investments

  • Kasamar Holdings

  • Al Ajail Holding

  • Jafar Family Office

  • Von Siemens Family Office

  • Abdul Latif Jameel

  • Samcrete Family Office

  • Saham Group

  • Menshavc Family Office

  • Husary Holding

  • Al Doseri Family Office

  • Hea Investments

  • Al Daba Holdings

  • Panthera Investments

  • Damazein Family Office

  • Juramy Family Office

  • Omivest International Holding

  • Apeiron Investments

  • Studen Family Holding

  • Siraj International Holdings

  • Kamco Invest

  • Ray White Family office

  • Al Fahim

  • Daman Investments

  • HQG Investments

  • Aurora Asset Family Office

  • GFG Alliance Family Office

  • Al Otaiba Group

  • Mitaco Holdings

  • Bait Al Batterjee Holding

  • JIMCO

  • Edwin Holdings

  • Upper House Capital

  • Globaleye Capital

  • MPM Capital

  • TUM Management

  • Lighthouse Capital Group

  • Primitiva Global

  • Rubach Savoir Family Office

  • Anchor Holdings

  • Al Sayyah Group

  • Singularity Holdings

  • Al Masar Investments

  • UTM Management

  • One Family Office

  • Kaaf Investments

  • Indigenta Family Office

  • Sanad AD

  • Multiply Group

  • Kaizen Family Office

  • Al Masar Investments

  • Alkhadr Family Office

  • LF Group

  • Thompson Family Office

  • Li Family Office

  • Fala Group

  • Provident Management SFO

  • Citius Family Office

  • Sun Group Global

  • Nema Holding

Previous Institutional Attendees

  • Mubadala

  • ADIA

  • Emirates Investment Authority

  • Abu Dhabi Pension Fund

  • Waha Capital

  • Shamal Holding

  • Alkhair Capital

  • The Childrens Investment Fund

  • Alpha Wave Global

  • ADNOC

  • Maan

  • Shuaa Capital

  • Edmond De Rothschild

  • Gulf Islamic Investments

  • Abu Dhabi Investment Company

  • Abu Dhabi Investment Office

  • Strategic Development Fund

  • Kamco Investment

  • TUM Management

  • Apollo

  • Avenue Capital

  • Royal Group

  • Lunate

  • Stepstone

  • Sharjah Asset Management

  • Neom

  • Abu Dhabi Growth Fund

  • Bank Of America

  • Milken Institute

  • Franklin Templeton

  • Brevan Howard

  • G42

  • M42

  • Ardian

Speaker Reference

Bjoern Von Siemens - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

"Excellent organization and high-quality content. Thank you ADFO Summit and Obediah Ayton."

Bjoern Von Siemens

Family Principal Von Siemens Trust

I want to express my deepest gratitude for organizing such a phenomenal event. The Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit was not just an event; it was a catalyst for meaningful discussions, innovation, and collaboration.

Managing Director Khadeer Shariff

Siraj Holdings international (Al Otaiba Group)

Sponsor Reference

A proud sponsor of the ADFO Summit 

Marc Wesselink

Co-Founder Venturerock

Mohammed Husary - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit

Thanks for organizing such a great and rewarding event. It was a pleasure to speak about the importance of longevity and wellbeing through our portfolio company VIWELL.

Mohammed Husary

Founder VIWELL

Event Topics

Family Conglomerates Move International

Family Group Panel: Discussing the advancements of new Industries, digitisation, regulation, sustainability & Increase of international exposure to the UAE.

UAE Female Leaders Increase

Female Family Office Leaders Panel: The role of Females in the UAE Private Sector, why are Female leaders increasing among family groups.

The Global Race To Intelligence 

Technologies Panel: Family Office Investments in AI & Deeptech that will have the greatest impact on industry and commerce in the UAE & Internationally 

Global Commodity Outlook 

Family Office Panel: The Middle East is now the centre of all commodity trade, such as Mining, Industrials, Food. So what should we prepare for in 2024.

The Future Of Venture Capital

Family Office & Venture Capital Panel: Assessing the modern Venture Capital investment landscape

Everyone Is Talking About Healthcare

Family Office Panel: How family offices are drawn towards Longevity, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Wellness

The Race To NetZero 

Family Office Panel: ESG, Sustainability & Net Zero, what's is next after Cop28's success in the UAE

Global Credit & Equity Outlook

Family Office & Industry Experts Panel: Private Equity & Private Credit in 2024

Family Office 2.0 

Family Office Panel: Values lie at the heart of successful family business.

Event Agenda

19.00 - 22.00February 29th - Cocktail Evening Saadiyat Rotana
08.00 - 09.00March 1st - Event Registration
09.00 - 09.15Opening: “Welcome to Abu Dhabi” Keynote Presentation
09.15 - 09.35Fireside Chat 1:
Family Office Panel - Values lie at the heart of successful family businesses. Family values likely influenced the foundation of the business and have helped to connect different generations over time.

Panelists:

Madhu Koneru, Family Principal & CEO, Kcap Holding

Moderator - Obediah Ayton, Director, Dhabi Hold Co
09.35 - 10.15Interactive Panel 2:
Family Groups & Holdings Panel - What is next with respect to Industries, sustainability, digitisation across the Family Enterprise? With the increaseof international exposure, how is this changing the UAE landscape for you as a private markets business?

Panelists:

Suresh Vaidhyanathan, CEO, Ghassan Aboud Group
Khadeer Shariff, Managing Director, Al Siraj Holding International
Sikander Hazir, COO, Dawood Group
Shaikha Al Nowais, Vice President, Rotana

Moderator - Nick Ayton, ADFO Summit
10.15 - 10.35Networking Break 1 (20Mins)
10.35 - 11.15Interactive Panel 3:
Family Office Panel - Why are Family Offices setting up in the UAE? Why the UAE now? Why not before? With the change in regulation, banking credibility and more, would you say the UAE is internationally trending?

Panelists:

Lo’ai Bataineh, Managing Director, Ominvest Capital
Reghina Fligheli, Partner, Corecam Family Office
Conrad Tsang, Chairman, Strategic Year Holding
Patrick Liotard-Vogt, Family Principal, PLV Capital & Globaleye Capital

Moderator - Nick Ayton, ADFO Summit
11.15 - 11.35Networking Break 2 (20Mins)
11.35 - 12.15Interactive Panel 4:
Family Office & Venture Capital Panel - Assessing the modern Venture Capital investment landscape in the Middle East and Globally.

Panelists:

Gary Quin, Managing Partner, Venture Rock
Sonali Goila, Head Of Investments, Panthera Capital [Fujairah Holding]
Boyu Hu, Managing Partner, XVC
Mohammed AlQahtani, Chairman, Dinar Holding

Moderator - Nick Ayton, ADFO Summit
12.15 - 12.55Interactive Panel 5:
Technologies Panel - Family Office Investments in profound technologies that will have the greatest impact on industry and commerce in the UAE & Internationally

Panelists:

Juul Manders, Managing Partner, Jumary Family Office
Dale Davis, Managing Director, Damazien Family Office
Saad Naja, CEO, Exinity
Abel Pena, CSO, Bit2me

Moderator - Nick Ayton, ADFO Summit
12.55 - 13.45LUNCH
13.45 - 14.25Interactive Panel 6:
Family Office Panel - 2024 is the year of buying Real Estate at a good valuation? Real Estate Developers, what is next? Where are the undervalued opportunities in the Middle East and Internationally? Where does credit play a role in Real Estate?

Panelists:

Mehsan Arshad, Managing Director, Mams Group
Danny Ageirre, CEO, Bluewater Development Group
George Ajaka, CEO, Ray White Capital
Abdulrahman Al Suwaidi, Family Member, AS Investments

Moderator - Nick Ayton, Director, ADFO Summit
14.25 - 15.05Interactive Panel 7:
Family Office & Industry Experts Panel - Private Equity & Private Credit, 2024 is a year for opportunity in these sectors, why?

Panelists:

Jorge Fellipe, CEO, Al Mulla Capital
Vannessa Xu, CIO, VS Partners
Sam Tidswell Norish, Managing Partner, Motive Partners
Amro Al Qubaisi, Managing Director, AlphaField Group

Moderator - Nick Ayton, ADFO Summit
15.05 - 15.20Networking Break 3 (15Mins)
15.20 - 16.00Interactive Panel 8:
Family Office Panel - How family offices are drawn towards Longevity, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Wellness as they come to terms with family challenges and the impact of modern lifestyle:

Panelists:

Trevor Clarke, Executive Director, SP Nutraceuticals Inc
Aaron Weaver, Senior Partner, Apeiron Investments
Ahmed Mousa, Director, Tamer Group
Shankar Musunuri PHD MBA, CEO, Octagon

Moderator - Dr Anshul Govila, Bait Al Batterjee Holding
16.00 - 16.40Interactive Panel 9:
Family Office Panel - Next Generation Family in the UAE under 30’s, how do they see the future of their Family Groups and the UAE?

Panelists:

Ahmed Al Nowais, Director, Al Nowais Group
Reem AlMusabbah, CEO, Retech
Faisal Al Dhaheri, CEO, Clickilink
Alhasan FaraJallah, Entrepreneur & Software Engineer

Moderator - Obediah Ayton, Director Dhabi Hold Co
16.40 - 18.30Cocktail Evening Saadiyat Ronana Hotel
May, 29thAgenda
19.00 – 22.00Cocktail Evening Saadiyat Rotanna
May, 30thConference Agenda
08.00 – 09.00Event Registration
09.00 – 09.15Opening: “Welcome to Abu Dhabi”
09.15 – 09.55Interactive Panel 1:

Family Groups and Holdings Panel – what is next with respect to Industries, sustainability, digitisation across the Family Enterprise. The Increase of international exposure to the UAE is changing the landscape?

09.55 – 10.15Networking Break 1 (20mins)
10.15 – 10.55Interactive Panel 2:

Family Office & Industry Experts Panel – Private Equity & Private Credit, 2024 is a year for opportunity in these sectors, why?

10.55 – 11.15Networking Break 2 (20mins)
11.15 – 11.55Interactive Panel 3:

Family Office & Venture Capital Panel – Assessing the modern Venture Capital investment landscape in the Middle East and Globally.

11.55 – 12.25Interactive Panel 4:

Technologies Panel – Family Office Investments in profound technologies that will have the greatest impact on industry and commerce in the UAE & Internationally.

12.25 – 13.25LUNCH
13.25 – 14.05Interactive Panel 5:

Family Office Panel – 2024 is the year of buying Real Estate at a good valuation? Real Estate Developers, what is next? Where are the undervalued opportunities in the Middle East and Internationally?

14.05 – 14.45Interactive Panel 6:

Family Office Panel – Why are Family Offices setting up in the UAE? Why the UAE now? Why not before?

14.45 – 15.05Networking Break 3 (20mins)
15.05 – 15.45Interactive Panel 7:

Family Office Panel – How family offices are drawn towards Longevity, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Wellness as they come to terms with family challenges and the impact of modern lifestyle.

15.45 – 16.25Interactive Panel 8:

Family Office Panel – Next Generation Family in the UAE under 30’s, how do they see the future of their Family Groups and the UAE?

16.25 – 18.30Cocktail Evening Saadiyat Rotana Hotel

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