ABU DHABI FAMILY OFFICE SUMMIT

Creating new opportunities for Partnership, Investment, Innovation and Social Good.
Pre Event Cocktail Evening

Pre-event Netwoking

ADFO Summit

Panel Sessions, Networking, Break Out Rooms

Post Event Cocktail Evening

Post-event Netwoking

AS THE HORIZON STRETCHES ENDLESSLY BEFORE US, THE ADFO COMMUNITY OF THINKERS, DOERS AND DREAMERS ARE IMMERSED IN LIMITLESS POSSIBILITIES.

ABU DHABI FAMILY OFFICE SUMMIT

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

Pre Event Cocktail Evening

Pre-event Networking

ADFO Summit Conference

Panel Sessions, Networking, Break Out Rooms

Post Event Cocktail Evening

Post-event Networking

Pre Event Cocktail Evening

Pre-event Netwoking

ADFO Summit

Panel Sessions, Networking, Break Out Rooms

Post Event Cocktail Evening

Post-event Netwoking

Pre Event Cocktail Evening

Pre-event Netwoking

ADFO Summit

Panel Sessions, Networking, Break Out Rooms

Post Event Cocktail Evening

Post-event Netwoking

AS THE HORIZON STRETCHES ENDLESSLY BEFORE US, THE ADFO COMMUNITY OF THINKERS, DOERS AND DREAMERS ARE IMMERSED IN LIMITLESS POSSIBILITIES.

Summit Partners

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Technology Partner

Biotechnology Partner

Trade Finance Partner

Recruitment Partner

EV Partner

Ai Partner

Venture Capital Partner

Ecosystem Partners

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Knowledge Partner

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Healthcare Partner

Technology Partner

Biotechnology Partner

Trade Finance Partner

EV Partner

Recruitment Partner

Venture Capital Partner

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Education Partner

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Speakers

Sonali Goila

Panthera Capital
Sonali is an established figure in Private Equity and Venture Capital across the UAE, works for one of the most prominent Families in Fujairah, she has helped shape their strategic focus on technology Internationally. A ADFO regular speaker her insights are powerful and thought provoking.

Eesha Khader

Al Khadr Family Office
Eesha is a new generation of female leaders representing her Family Office. She is inspired by Deep Tech and EdTech and has a strong vision for her family to stay competitive and relevant – she explains by paying attention to and understanding the millennial mindset.

Sinda Zakraoui

Tau Capital
Sinda, a former entrepreneur who transitioned into venture capital, specializes in Deeptech and AI, primarily focusing on the US and UK markets. With a diverse background that spans Africa and Europe, Sinda brings a wealth of experience to her current role. She is a key member of the Tau Capital team, a newly established Deeptech fund within the Royal Group ecosystem

Tatiana Cordoba

Uvera Holdings
Tatiana leads her Family Office activities in the UAE region. Uvera Holdings is a UK and LATAM based family, she has a background in government relations and a representative of the Columbian government investment agency – she is well versed in navigating the complexities of the public investment markets.

Mehreen Nadir

UAE Single Family Office
Mehreen is a top 10 figure in Family Offices in the UAE., she brings her experience of working for the $900BN investment giant ADIA, in addition to working with the most influential families in the region handling their investment operations, she knows how to get things done in the region.

Jaspreet Randhawa

Burkhan Holdings
Jaspreet is head of Investments at US based Burkhan Holdings who recently set up in the region. A lover of technology she has a number of VCs exits behind her, is guiding the Families activities in Private Credit and Equity markets, her insights are sure to be revealing.

Dr. Charbel Abi Akl

Das Holding
Dr Charbel is a MIT educated Doctor in Sustainability and the Group Head of Strategy & Development For Das Holding. Dr Charbel has many years of experience across the UAE working with large Family Enterprises such as Das Holding, with a new focus around sustainability and digitisation. Given sustainability is a key pillar to the UAE’s vision 2030, many family enterprises like Das Holding will be working hand in hand with the public sector.

Abdulrahman Al Suwaidi

AS Investments
Abdulrahman was previously the director of investments for the ruling family in Dubai’s Family Office – Dubai Holding. He has an incredible in-trepreneurial spirit, he is a leading Emirati Family Group figure. For anyone attending ADFO Summit for the first time, his talk is a must listen to learn the culture of the UAE and how it relates to the investment industry.

Aditya Shah

Creek Capital
Aditya works at the only Net Zero focused Family office in the region, and has been waving the sustainability flag for many years – investing in technologies that matter. Most recently was involved launching a $1BN fund with BlackRock – called Positive Zero, an inspiring speaker who really does want to save the planet.

Dr Anshul Govila

Bait Al Batterjee Holding
Dr Anshul guides the $5 Billion Batterjee Family investment strategies primarily focusing on Healthcare and Education opportunities across MENA . A passionate pioneer developing Saudi German Hospitals – he continues to be at the centre of building healthcare infrastructure across the UAE, we are excited to have him guide us through his experience of helping us all stay healthier.

Khalid Chami

Ali & Sons Holding
Khalid is a leading figure in UAE Family Offices and works for one of the foremost entrepreneurial families in the region – Ali & Sons. His wealth of experience includes working for the most influential families in the UAE – Gargish, Al Ghurair and Al Futtaim. His stories are many.

Jean-Philippe Syed

X12 Capital
A partner at X12 they’re one year into their UAE Family office launch focusing on Special Situations and Private Equity in emerging markets. An International background in Private Equity Jean-Philippe has seen it all and his stories are many.

Cheong Lim

Saudi Venture Capital
A veteran of the Saudi Venture Capital industry, he worked with the Lootah Family Office heading up their investments cross industry and across the GCC. His experience is second to none, and we look forward to his insights.

Ahmed Mousa

Tamer Group
Ahmed is a force in the emerging multibillion Healthcare and Life Science sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He leads the market development for the Tamar Group a top 100 listed Family Holding by Forbes. He is a visionary and he is returning to ADFO by popular demand.

Ali Raza

Saudi Arabia Holding Co
As Chief Investment Officer for Saudi Arabia Holding, Ali has a broad visibility and vision of the regions 2030 strategies across investment funds, Family Offices and Public Funds. He represents a new generation of investment officers that provide as inspiration for generations to come. We are excited to have him at ADFO.

Suresh Vaidhyanathan

Ghassan Aboud
Forbes Top 100 CEO in the Middle East, Suresh is the current CEO of the multi billion dollar family enterprise, Ghassan Aboud Group. The group is engaged in automotive, food (distribution, retail, catering), hospitality, logistics, healthcare and media verticals. Suresh is returning to ADFO Summits, as his panel discussion was one of the audiences favourites.

Walid Hizaoui 

GARGASH GROUP
As the head of strategy for Gargash Group, Walid is a top #5 figure in the institutionalisation of Family offices across the UAE, setting standards in digital transformation, AI, Mobility and Electrification. As the UAE Family Groups become more know to the world, Walid is ready to do business internationally and embrace the next generational mindset.

Fahd Iqbal

UBS
Fahd leads the famous Swiss Bank – UBS activities across the Middle East region as Chief Investment Officer, he has a particular interest in envisioning what the future of Family Offices 2.0 will look like, not just in the GCC but Globally. His considered opine and thoughts are sure to make their mark.

Richard Goblet

GLOBALEYE CAPITAL
Richard is the Managing Director to a new Swiss Single Family Office which has established a presence in the UAE. The family principal Patrick Liotard-Vogt who is an heir to the Nestlé family, was a previous speaker at ADFO Summits. Richard who has an incredible 15 year + CV of working for single family offices, his focus now is expanding the Globaleye Capital brand in a new direction across the Middle East.

Prabhav Sharma

Sun Group
Prabhav is the Partner, Executive Director and CEO – Middle East of a 124-year-old multi billion dollar family enterprise called Sun Group. Prabhav is well know in Abu Dhabi for leading the way in Venture Capital and Private Equity around the world. ADFO Summits is blessed for such a figure to give his time, allowing us all to learn from his experiences.

Graham Noble

Soho Estate Holdings

Flying in from the UK, Graham is the Chief Investment Officer for a multi billion dollar family office called Soho Estate Holdings. Graham is exploring setting up in the UAE and wants to meet new friends at ADFO Summit. 

Christopher Langner

EM Ventures
A previous Head Of Investment Strategy for First Abu Dhabi Bank, Christopher now heads up an Abu Dhabi based Family Office, which has a large exposure in the commodity world. Christopher built up one of the best networks in the finance world after heading corporate finance for Bloomberg. ADFO is bless with his experience and network.

Eesha Khader

Al Khadr Family Office
Eesha is a new generation of female leaders representing her Family Office. She is inspired by Deep Tech and EdTech and has a strong vision for her family to stay competitive and relevant – she explains by paying attention to and understanding the millennial mindset.

Sonali Goila

Panthera Capital
Sonali is an established figure in Private Equity and Venture Capital across the UAE, works for one of the most prominent Families in Fujairah, she has helped shape their strategic focus on technology Internationally. A ADFO regular speaker her insights are powerful and thought provoking.

Tatiana Cordoba

Uvera Holdings
Tatiana leads her Family Office activities in the UAE region. Uvera Holdings is a UK and LATAM based family, she has a background in government relations and a representative of the Columbian government investment agency – she is well versed in navigating the complexities of the public investment markets.

Jaspreet Randhawa

BURKHAN HOLDINGS
Jaspreet is head of Investments at US based Burkhan Holdings who recently set up in the region. A lover of technology she has a number of VCs exits behind her, is guiding the Families activities in Private Credit and Equity markets, her insights are sure to be revealing.

Mehreen Nadir

UAE Single Family Office
Mehreen is a top 10 figure in Family Offices in the UAE., she brings her experience of working for the $900BN investment giant ADIA, in addition to working with the most influential families in the region handling their investment operations, she knows how to get things done in the region.

Sinda Zakraoui

Tau Capital
Sinda, a former entrepreneur who transitioned into venture capital, specializes in Deeptech and AI, primarily focusing on the US and UK markets. With a diverse background that spans Africa and Europe, Sinda brings a wealth of experience to her current role. She is a key member of the Tau Capital team, a newly established Deeptech fund within the Royal Group ecosystem

Cheong Lim

Saudi Venture Capital
A veteran of the Saudi Venture Capital industry, he worked with the Lootah Family Office heading up their investments cross industry and across the GCC. His experience is second to none, and we look forward to his insights.

Abdulrahman Al Suwaidi

AS Investments
Abdulrahman was previously the director of investments for the ruling family in Dubai’s Family Office – Dubai Holding. He has an incredible in-trepreneurial spirit, he is a leading Emirati Family Group figure. For anyone attending ADFO Summit for the first time, his talk is a must listen to learn the culture of the UAE and how it relates to the investment industry.

Walid Hizaoui

Gargash Group
As the head of strategy for Gargash Group, Walid is a top #5 figure in the institutionalisation of Family offices across the UAE, setting standards in digital transformation, AI, Mobility and Electrification. As the UAE Family Groups become more know to the world, Walid is ready to do business internationally and embrace the next generational mindset.

Ahmed Mousa

Tamer Group
Ahmed is a force in the emerging multibillion Healthcare and Life Science sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He leads the market development for the Tamar Group a top 100 listed Family Holding by Forbes. He is a visionary and he is returning to ADFO by popular demand.

Aditya Shah

Creek Capital
Aditya works at the only Net Zero focused Family office in the region, and has been waving the sustainability flag for many years – investing in technologies that matter. Most recently was involved launching a $1BN fund with BlackRock – called Positive Zero, an inspiring speaker who really does want to save the planet.

Dr Anshul Govila

Bait Al Batterjee Holding
Dr Anshul guides the $5 Billion Batterjee Family investment strategies primarily focusing on Healthcare and Education opportunities across MENA . A passionate pioneer developing Saudi German Hospitals – he continues to be at the centre of building healthcare infrastructure across the UAE, we are excited to have him guide us through his experience of helping us all stay healthier.

Khalid Chami

Ali & Sons Holding
Khalid is a leading figure in UAE Family Offices and works for one of the foremost entrepreneurial families in the region – Ali & Sons. His wealth of experience includes working for the most influential families in the UAE – Gargish, Al Ghurair and Al Futtaim. His stories are many.

Jean-Philippe Syed

X12 Capital
A partner at X12 they’re one year into their UAE Family office launch focusing on Special Situations and Private Equity in emerging markets. An International background in Private Equity Jean-Philippe has seen it all and his stories are many.

Ali Raza

Saudi Arabia Holding Co
As Chief Investment Officer for Saudi Arabia Holding, Ali has a broad visibility and vision of the regions 2030 strategies across investment funds, Family Offices and Public Funds. He represents a new generation of investment officers that provide as inspiration for generations to come. We are excited to have him at ADFO.

Suresh Vaidhyanathan

Ghassan Aboud
Forbes Top 100 CEO in the Middle East, Suresh is the current CEO of the multi billion dollar family enterprise, Ghassan Aboud Group. The group is engaged in automotive, food (distribution, retail, catering), hospitality, logistics, healthcare and media verticals. Suresh is returning to ADFO Summits, as his panel discussion was one of the audiences favourites.

Richard Goblet

Globaleye Capital
Richard is the Managing Director to a new Swiss Single Family Office which has established a presence in the UAE. The family principal Patrick Liotard-Vogt who is an heir to the Nestlé family, was a previous speaker at ADFO Summits. Richard who has an incredible 15 year + CV of working for single family offices, his focus now is expanding the Globaleye Capital brand in a new direction across the Middle East.

Fahd Iqbal

UBS
Fahd leads the famous Swiss Bank – UBS activities across the Middle East region as Chief Investment Officer, he has a particular interest in envisioning what the future of Family Offices 2.0 will look like, not just in the GCC but Globally. His considered opine and thoughts are sure to make their mark.

Prabhav Sharma

Sun Group
Prabhav is the Partner, Executive Director and CEO – Middle East of a 124-year-old multi billion dollar family enterprise called Sun Group. Prabhav is well know in Abu Dhabi for leading the way in Venture Capital and Private Equity around the world. ADFO Summits is blessed for such a figure to give his time, allowing us all to learn from his experiences.

Graham Noble

Soho Estate Holdings
Flying in from the UK, Graham is the Chief Investment Officer for a multi billion dollar family office called Soho Estate Holdings. Graham is exploring setting up in the UAE and wants to meet new friends at ADFO Summit.

Christopher Langner

EM Ventures
A previous Head Of Investment Strategy for First Abu Dhabi Bank, Christopher now heads up an Abu Dhabi based Family Office, which has a large exposure in the commodity world. Christopher built up one of the best networks in the finance world after heading corporate finance for Bloomberg. ADFO is bless with his experience and network.

Dr. Charbel Abi Akl

Das Holding
Dr Charbel is a MIT educated Doctor in Sustainability and the Group Head of Strategy & Development For Das Holding. Dr Charbel has many years of experience across the UAE working with large Family Enterprises such as Das Holding, with a new focus around sustainability and digitisation. Given sustainability is a key pillar to the UAE’s vision 2030, many family enterprises like Das Holding will be working hand in hand with the public sector.

Industry Speakers

Dr Huma Qamar

Ocugen
If the Middle East needs an expert in the US FDA process, it is time to meet Dr Huma!! Dr Huma is a Healthcare professional with more than 19 years of experience in multiple therapeutic areas, including gene and cell therapy, vaccines, oncology (Heme-Onc, CAR-T, rare tumors, sarcoma, melanoma, women’s health, GU & GI, fetal oncology), rheumatology, dermatology, neurology, cardiology, hepatology, and infectious diseases. We are very lucky to have such experience at ADFO Summit.

Lilia Wernli

Maxwer Group
Lilia is Founder and CEO Maxwer group delivers liquidity solutions for the 2.3trillion liquidity gap in commodity and trade finance. The UAE is a gateway region for commodities trade and ADFO is fortunate to have Lilia gives us insights and thoughts as to how to make money in the complex world of commodities.

Karthik Musunuri

AVSTERA THERAPEUTICS
Karthik’s most recent experience as an entrepreneur included launching and successfully operating several high complexity CLIA commercial labs, as well obtaining FDA EUA for a serology-based assay. Before Founding Avstera, Karthik work for Merck within chronic care, managing a top 5 revenue-generating territory for the multi-billion-dollar chronic care franchise. Another bright mind for the ADFO Summit and the UAE.

Ish Goel

Hunch.in
Hot off a $23m Series A round, with names like Abu Dhabi’s Alpha Wave and others entering the round. Ish has created one of the fastest growing social platforms in India, where over 220,000 active users per month participate. Ish has recently set up in the UAE, understanding that the UAE will be a perfect centre point for the business as he looks to globalise the platform.

Robert Marcus

Alpha10x
Robert Marcus is the CEO and Founder of ALPHA10X, a former Sand Hill Road (Silicon Valley) VC along with being an investment banker, public-company CEO, director on the Microsoft M&A team, and co-founder of several successfully exited companies. Abu Dhabi is very lucky to have such an Ai expert join us.

Jake Hawksworth

Hypercraft
Jake is coming in from USA to share with us what is going on in the EV industry across the USA and internationally. As the CEO and founder of Hypercraft, Jake provides turn key e-mobility drive systems for the powersports and motorsports industry. Hypercraft is already working with names like NASA, Toyota and many others. As the UAE transitions away from fossil fuels, Jakes experience is essential to the Middle Easts Net Zero ambitions

Scott Law

Quadri Ventures
Flying in from Europe, Scott looks after the Venture Capital Fund Quadri Ventures, which is supported by large prominent European Family Office, investing in cloud native B2B SaaS companies from Seed to Series B. Quadri are expanding their portfolio to the UAE and ready to share his knowledge and experiences at the ADFO Summit.

Walid Hizaoui

Gargash Group
As the head of strategy for Gargash Group, Walid is a top #5 leader in the institutionalisation of Family offices across the UAE, setting standards in digital transformation, AI, Mobility and Electrification. As the UAE Family Groups become more know to the world, Walid is ready to do business internationally.

Nitai Utkarsh

Hero MotoCorp Family Office
Flying in from India, Nitai heads up the Family Office for Hero MotoCorp Chairman Dr Pawan Munjal [$4bn net worth]. Nitai has strong relations with the UAE and is brining years of experience in Venture Capital and Private Equity across India & Internationally to the ADFO Summit.

Aditya Shah

Creek Capital
Aditya works at the only net zero focused family office in the UAE. He has been waving the sustainability flag for years, investing in net zero focused technologies and most recently launched a $1bn fund with BlackRock called Positive Zero. If you want to save the world, why not team up with this guy.

Dr Huma Qamar

Ocugen
If the Middle East needs an expert in the US FDA process, it is time to meet Dr Huma!! Dr Huma is a Healthcare professional with more than 19 years of experience in multiple therapeutic areas, including gene and cell therapy, vaccines, oncology (Heme-Onc, CAR-T, rare tumors, sarcoma, melanoma, women’s health, GU & GI, fetal oncology), rheumatology, dermatology, neurology, cardiology, hepatology, and infectious diseases. We are very lucky to have such experience at ADFO Summit.

Lilia Wernli

Maxwer Group
Lilia is Founder and CEO Maxwer Group delivers liquidity solutions for the 2.3trillion liquidity gap in commodity and trade finance. The UAE is a gateway region for commodities trade and ADFO is fortunate to have Lilia gives us insights and thoughts as to how to make money in the complex world of commodities.

Karthik Musunuri

Avstera Therapeutics
Karthik’s most recent experience as an entrepreneur included launching and successfully operating several high complexity CLIA commercial labs, as well obtaining FDA EUA for a serology-based assay. Before Founding Avstera, Karthik work for Merck within chronic care, managing a top 5 revenue-generating territory for the multi-billion-dollar chronic care franchise. Another bright mind for the ADFO Summit and the UAE.

Ish Goel

Hunch.in
Hot off a $23m Series A round, with names like Abu Dhabi’s Alpha Wave and others entering the round. Ish has created one of the fastest growing social platforms in India, where over 220,000 active users per month participate. Ish has recently set up in the UAE, understanding that the UAE will be a perfect centre point for the business as he looks to globalise the platform.

Robert Marcus

Alpha10x
Robert Marcus is the CEO and Founder of ALPHA10X, a former Sand Hill Road (Silicon Valley) VC along with being an investment banker, public-company CEO, director on the Microsoft M&A team, and co-founder of several successfully exited companies. Abu Dhabi is very lucky to have such an Ai expert join us.

Jake Hawksworth

Hypercraft
Jake is coming in from USA to share with us what is going on in the EV industry across the USA and internationally. As the CEO and founder of Hypercraft, Jake provides turn key e-mobility drive systems for the powersports and motorsports industry. Hypercraft is already working with names like NASA, Toyota and many others. As the UAE transitions away from fossil fuels, Jakes experience is essential to the Middle Easts Net Zero ambitions.

Scott Law

Quadri Ventures
Flying in from Europe, Scott looks after the Venture Capital Fund Quadri Ventures, which is supported by large prominent European Family Office, investing in cloud native B2B SaaS companies from Seed to Series B. Quadri are expanding their portfolio to the UAE and ready to share his knowledge and experiences at the ADFO Summit.

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.

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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

Media

Family Office Attendees

United Arab Emirates

  • Al Nowais Group

  • Al Futtaim

  • Majid Al Futtaim

  • Ali & Sons Holding

  • Gargash Group

  • Ghobash Group

  • Al Mulla Capital

  • Ghassan Aboud Group

  • Dhabi Holdings

  • Dhabi Hold Co

  • Abdulla Al Gurg Investments

  • Al Otaiba Group

  • Abu Dhabi Capital Group

  • Jafar Family Office

  • Al Nahda Investment

  • Al Masaood

  • Al Saqer Group

  • Daman Investments

  • Das Holding

  • HQG Investments

  • Ittihad Investment

  • Shamal Holding

  • Al Masar Investments

  • Kaaf Investments

  • Sanad AD

  • Provident Management SFO

  • Chalhoub Group

  • Al Ghurair Group

  • SRG Holding

  • Panthera Capital

  • Creek Capital

  • X12 Capital

  • Fuji Capital

  • Damac Capital

  • Al Jazira

  • Almha Capital

  • Apparel Group

  • E20 Investments

  • Lulu Financial

  • Q8 Capital

  • Tariq Al Futtaim

  • Ocean Group

  • Serdal Holding

  • Mercantile Group

  • Mirth Family Office

  • Al Nowais Investments

  • ARI Holding

  • Pacific Liberty Management

  • Al Been Investment

  • Ardaas Holdings

America

  • Burkhan Holdings

  • Dalio

  • Uvera Holdings

  • Athens Capital

  • Guggenheim Partners

Middle East

  • Saudi Arabia Holding Co

  • JIMCO

  • Bait Al BatterJee Holding

  • Abdul Latif Jameel

  • Tamer Group

  • Saint Johns Investment

  • Narmo Capital

  • Small House Capital

  • NAB Group

  • Dinar Holding

Asia

  • AlKhadr Family Office

  • Hero MotorCorp

  • Kcap Holding

  • Dawood Group

  • Sharrp Ventures

  • Manjushree Ventures

  • Sinarmas Group

  • GFG Alliance

  • Steppe Capital

  • Farro Capital

  • Bharti Mittal Family Office

Europe

  • Globaleye Capital

  • Jota2Group Family Office

  • Featherstone Capital Partners

  • UCEA Family Office

  • Apron Investments

  • Corecam Family Office

  • Juramy Family Office

  • Von Siemens Family Trust

  • Tom Waterhouse Family Office

  • Arbion Family office

Request Guest List

Institutional Attendees

  • Saudi Venture Capital

  • G42

  • Rothschild & Co [UK]

  • Mubadala

  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

  • Abu Dhabi Investment Office

  • Kamco Investment

  • Strategic Development Fund [SDF]

  • Emirates Investment Authority

  • Abu Dhabi Pension Fund

  • Gulf Islamic Investments

  • Edmond De Rothschild

  • Shuaa Capital

  • Bank of America

  • ADNOC

  • Investcorp

  • Apollo

  • Avenue Capital

  • Ardian

  • AD Invest

  • Alpha Wave Global

  • Waha Capital

  • Lunate

  • Royal Group

  • Sharjah Asset Management

  • 10x AD

  • Tau Capital

  • Polish Government

  • Aksia

  • British Embassy

  • ADGM

  • PGIM

  • M42

Speaker Reference

"Excellent organization and high-quality content. Thank you ADFO Summit and Obediah Ayton."
Bjoern Von Siemens - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit
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.
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Siraj Holdings international (Al Otaiba Group)
Managing Director Khadeer Shariff

Sponsor Reference

A proud sponsor of the ADFO Summit 
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Marc Wesselink
Co-Founder Venturerock
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 - Abu Dhabi Family Office Summit
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
18.00 – 22.00Cocktail Evening Saadiyat Rotanna
May, 30thConference Agenda
08.30 – 09.10Event Registration
09.10 – 09.15Opening: “Welcome to Abu Dhabi”
09.15 – 09.55Interactive Panel 1:

Family Office 2.0 – The shift towards diversified asset allocation, the impact of technology on investment strategies, and the need for a paradigm shift in mindset to navigate the complexities of modern wealth management successfully.

9.55 – 10.35Interactive Panel 2:

Family Groups & Holdings grow in size and move into international markets. – How are Family Holdings & Groups moving into alternative industries, new geographies, embracing sustainability, in parallel to a full digitization across the Family Enterprise.

10.35 – 11.20Networking Coffee Break
11.20 – 12.00Interactive Panel 3:

The global race to intelligence – Family Office investments in AI and other technologies that will have the greatest impact on industry and commerce in the UAE & internationally.

12.00 – 12.40Interactive Panel 4:

A new cycle of Venture Capital has started – Assessing the modern Venture Capital investment landscape in the Middle East and globally.

12.40 – 13.25LUNCH
13.25 – 14.05Interactive Panel 5:

The race to Net Zero – The UAE Net Zero by 2050 strategic initiative is a national drive to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, making the Emirates the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nation to do so. Who are the Family Offices joining this mission and what technologies are being used to achieve such Net Zero goals?

14.05 – 14.45Interactive Panel 6:

Global Commodity Outlook – With the formation of BRICS, new trade routes are open for commodities, geo politics and inflation, where should we be looking?

14.45 – 15.25Interactive Panel 7:

Everyone’s talking about healthcare – How family offices are drawn towards Longevity, Healthcare, and Life Sciences as they come to terms with family challenges and the impact of modern lifestyle.

15.25 – 16.05Interactive Panel 8:

Global Private Equity & Credit Outlook – Family Offices are increasingly broadening their horizons, adding new strategies such as Private Credit and Private Equity. Economic downturns and regime changes often create opportunities in private markets.

16.30 – 19.30Cocktail Evening Saadiyat Rotana Beach

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