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Executive Management

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Jabra Raja Ghandour

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ghandour held several executive positions throughout his long-standing career. Prior to joining Boubyan Capital in April 2018, Mr. Ghandour held the CEO position of the Bank of London & the Middle East PLC since 2015. He also previously held the Managing Director position at the International Bank of Qatar, General Manager – National Bank of Kuwait (Jordan), and Head of Private Banking – National Bank of Kuwait. Mr. Ghandour gained significant exposure to the global banking and investment industry throughout the years of his experience. Mr. Ghandour holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and an Engineering master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Badria Hamad Al-Humaidhi

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Al-Humaidhi joined Boubyan Capital in November 2013, and is equipped with more than 18 years of experience in the Investment and Asset Management fields. Throughout her career, Ms. Al-Humaidhi held several senior positions within reputable financial firms namely Global Investment House and NBK Capital. Ms. Al-Humaidhi’s array of responsibilities at Boubyan Capital include establishing regional and international investment opportunities, developing and executing investment strategies, overseeing investment management products and brokerage services, alongside several other responsibilities.  Ms.Al-Humaidhi holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Massachuestts and an Executive MBA from the London Business School. She also attended the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.

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Abdullah Nasser Al-Sayer

Director - Business Development & Marketing Division

Mr. Al-Sayer possesses 20 years of experience in the Investment Banking field with international exposure and knowledge. He held several positions in prominent financial institutions notably JP Morgan - London, UK, National Bank of Kuwait – New York, USA, NBK Capital, and Mazaya Holding Co.,  before joining Boubyan Capital in April 2011. Mr. Al-Sayer holds a bachelor’s of science in Management Information Systems from the University of South Florida and an Executive MBA from London Business School.

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Asok K. Ayinikkal

Senior Vice President – Operations

Mr. Ayinikkal joined Boubyan Capital in October 2010 and has over 20 years of experience in the Investment and Banking operations fields. Prior to joining Boubyan Capital, he held several positions within reputable institutions such as Burgan Bank, KIPCO Asset Management Company (KAMCO) and Boubyan Bank. Mr. Ayinikkal holds a bachelors degree in Commerce from Calicut University, India.

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Majed Adel Almajed

Assistant Vice President - Alternative Investments

Mr. Majed has 9 years of experience in the Real Estate field receiving his MS in Real Estate from New York University. Mr. Majed specializes in International Real Estate acquisitions, due diligence, structuring, syndicating to clients and asset management services. Prior to joining Boubyan Capital Co., Mr. Majed worked for Wafra Investment Advisory Group in New York and Mckinsey & Company in Dubai.

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Mohammad Abdulrazzaq Alawadi

Assistant Vice President - Alternative Investments

Mr. Alawadi joined Boubyan Capital in June 2014, and has more than 9 years of experience in the Local Real Estate field. His experience specializes in Real Estate funds, development, acquisitions, due diligence, structuring, syndicating  to clients and Real Estate management services. Mr. Alawadi holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Real Estate, both from American University, Washington DC. He also holds the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation.

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Ali Habeeb Atesh

Assistant Vice President - Asset Management

Mr. Atesh joined Boubyan Capital in September 2014, and is equipped with more than 9 years of experience in the Investment and Asset Management fields. Prior to joining Boubyan Capital, Mr. Atesh held the position of an Investment Advisor in NBK Capital. Mr. Atesh holds a bachelor’s of Finance from the American University of Kuwait and an MBA from Gulf University of Science and Technology. He also attended the Oxford Private Markets Investments program from the University of Oxford.