Management Team

  • Tariq Al Sudairy

    Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

    Tariq joined Jadwa in 2011 as Head of the Private Equity and Investment Banking Division, and was subsequently appointed as Managing Director and CEO in May 2014.

    Prior to joining Jadwa, Tariq was a Senior Vice President at Amwal AlKhaleej, a regional private equity firm headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  At Amwal, Tariq was involved in the full investment cycle, leading deal structuring and negotiations as well as post-acquisition value creation.  He also represented the firm on the boards and board committees of portfolio companies to advise on matters of corporate governance, strategy, corporate finance, business development, senior management recruiting, and performance monitoring.

    Previously, Tariq was a Manager with McKinsey & Company, based in Dubai, UAE.  While at McKinsey, he led project teams advising major companies and government institutions in the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) on a wide variety of issues related to strategy, organization, and implementation, with a particular focus on the financial services sector.

    Earlier in his career, Tariq was a Consultant with Lexecon Inc., an economics consulting firm in Boston, MA. There, Tariq managed project teams that analyzed industry structures, competitive dynamics, and resource valuations in the context of litigation and regulatory proceedings, primarily focusing on the oil and gas sector. 

    Tariq is a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), Abdulmouhsen Al-Hokair Group for Tourism and Development Company, and Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company (Luberef).  He earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and holds a B.A. with honors in Economics from Williams College.

  • Abdullah Al-Eisa

    Chief Operating Officer

    Abdullah joined Jadwa Investment in August 2007 as Chief Operating Officer with the mandate of managing and leading operations platforms including investment operations, information technology, brokerage, administration and premises. As Chief Operating Officer, Abdullah aims to build and maintain world-class infrastructure to support efficient business operations which are in-line with the overall business strategy.

    Prior to joining Jadwa Investment, Abdullah was the General Manager of the Remote Banking Division at Bank Albilad, where he oversaw internet banking for retail and corporate, mobile and phone banking, electronic brokerage and trading, ATM, POS and IVR. Abdullah also previously served as General Manager of Jeel Internet Solutions, a member of National Technology Group, and worked previously for The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA).  

    Abdullah is a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).

  • Amer Afiouni

    Chief Strategy Officer & Head of International Investments and Partnerships

    Amer joined Jadwa Investment in June 2015.  His main focus is to drive strategic initiatives to enhance business growth opportunities and to build organizational capabilities across the firm. He has extensive business strategy and management knowledge experience gained from serving clients across a diverse range of industries and functional disciplines. He is an accomplished entrepreneur with a distinctive academic background and international exposure. This is combined with strong interpersonal and team skills.

    Before joining Jadwa Investment, Amer held various senior positions in McKinsey and Company. He was the Managing Partner of the CDC Systems Middle East and an Information Technology Consultant at Compagnie General d’ Informatique and IBM companies.

    Amer holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from INSEAD in France.   

  • Bader Al-Omar

    Head, Shariah Department

    Bader joined Jadwa in January 2008. He has over 16 years of work experience in Islamic Banking and is currently both the Head of the Shariah Group in Jadwa Investment and also a member of the Jadwa Shariah Board.

    The establishment of both Shariah Control and a Research & Development capability have been amongst his major achievements to date.  He is now focused on ensuring that Jadwa products, transactions, policies and procedures are in full compliance with Shariah guidelines.

    Prior to joining Jadwa Investment, he was the Head of Shariah Audit Department at Al Rajhi Bank. There he established and supervised a Shariah Training Department.

  • Ghannam Al-Ghannam

    Managing Director, Head of Private and Institutional Client Investment

    Ghannam rejoined Jadwa Investment in November 2012 as Director of Private & Institutional Client Investments. He has over 12 years of experience in business development and wealth management maintaining a high quality approach to all sales, services, operational and risk management processes.  A major part of his role is to organize and plan campaigns for Investment Banking and Asset Management lines of business.

    Prior to joining Jadwa, Ghannam was a Senior Investment Advisor for private clients at HSBC Saudi Arabia. Ghannam is a certified financial planner with an MIS degree from Ohio.

  • Haitham Al Ghannam

    Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Department

    Haitham joined Jadwa Investment Asset Management Department on October 2014 as the Director of Alternative Investments and Products Development and was appointed as Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Department in June 2018. Before joining Jadwa Investment, he was the Head of Products Development in Asset Management at Swicorp.

    As the Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Department, Haitham concentrates on developing alternative investment funds covering all asset classes especially real estate and income funds. His 15 years of experience in the field of investments and capital markets helped him foster teamwork, establish leadership and set ground rules to build his team’s capabilities and business performance.

    He has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Esade Business School in Barcelona, Spain, and is a CFA charter holder.

  • Saad Al-Saif

    Managing Director, Head of Private Equity and Investment Banking

    Saad joined Jadwa Investment in 2008 as Vice President and was appointed as Managing Director and Head of Private Equity and Investment Banking in May 2014. He leads the firm's private equity investments and investment banking advisory activities and represents Jadwa  on the boards and board committees of its portfolio companies. 

    He has over 14 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, debt capital market, equity capital market and Islamic finance. His transaction experience in private equity and investment banking advisory activities over the past 10 years accounts for a total monetary value in excess of SAR 25 billion.

    Prior to joining Jadwa in 2008, he held the positions of Senior Manager, Debt Capital Market at HSBC Saudi Arabia and Manager at The Saudi British Bank, a subsidiary of HSBC Group.

    He graduated from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals in 2000.

  • Zaheeruddin Khalid

    Managing Director of Asset Management

    Zaheeruddin joined Jadwa in 2008 to initially develop the buy side research team and then later he was appointed to the position of Head of Portfolio Management within the firm. In his current role he leads the Asset Management team and utilizes his 14 plus years of experience in the field of investments and capital markets to build the team’s capabilities and business performance.

     Zaheeruddin was previously employed with Al Meezan Investment Management Company in Pakistan and held the position of Head of Research. He has acquired extensive experience in asset management, investment product development and research during his time with a number of leading institutions in his native Pakistan.

    He holds an MBA degree and is a CFA charter holder. 

  • Raja Asad Khan

    Head of Research

    Asad joined Jadwa as a Senior Economist in 2014. He was appointed as a Director in the Research Department in 2018, and then as Head of Research in 2019. His role is focused on providing high-quality economic research to the firm and its clients.

    Prior to joining Jadwa, he was an employee of Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ London, UK branch as Associate Director responsible for the EMEA oil and gas research.

    Asad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of London, UK.

  • Naif Al-Mutairi

    Head Of Human Resources

    Naif joined Jadwa Investment in January 2011 as Human Resources Officer. Afterwards, he became Head of Human Resources and now oversees the delivery of human resources support covering the areas of recruitment, payroll administration, training and development, compensation and benefits administration and performance management across all business lines of the firm.

    Prior to joining Jadwa, he worked as an Out Clinic Officer and Medical Records Specialist with King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

    Naif graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Human Resource Management from Keele University in the UK. He also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia and a CMI Diploma in First Line Managers from the UK.

  • Organization Structure