Speaker

Marwan Haddad, started his career in the asset management industry as an analyst and has almost 14 years of experience. Currently he is Senior Portfolio Manager at Emirates NBD Asset Management. He is value oriented with a strong preference for companies that exhibit competitive, innovative and efficient traits. Marwan was previously at Al Mal Capital in Dubai, where he invested in MENA equity markets. Prior to Al Mal, Marwan was at Rasmala Investment Bank, where he had a key role in developing the MENA Equities offering from a fund of funds model to a stock selection model, launching the Arabian Market Growth Fund in 2011 and GCC Islamic Equity Fund in 2013. He began his career at Awraq Investment after completing a Master of Business in Finance from Sydney University (Australia). He has been a CFA charter-holder since 2010.

Moderator

Manish Agrawal CFA is a Senior Manager- Consulting Finance with PwC Middle East where he advises GREs, SWFs, Large Corporates with Corporate Finance & Treasury Solutions.  Manish has 18 years of banking experience. He has worked as an Investment Banker, as a Private Banker and as a Treasury Dealer with, inter alia, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Lloyds TSB, Royal Bank of Scotland and ABN Amro.