Arif M. Naqvi

Arif M. Naqvi
  • Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group, United Arab Emirates

Graduate, London School of Economics, UK. Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group, a leading private equity investor operating in global growth markets. Member of numerous think tanks and policy groups, including: United Nations Global Compact; Pakistan Human Development Fund; King Abdullah II Award for Youth Innovation & Achievement; British Asian Trust; Emerging Markets Private Equity Association; IMD Foundation; Endeavor Global; Columbia University Middle East Research Centre; LSE Middle East Centre. Recipient of awards and honours, including: listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the global private equity industry, PEI; Sitara-i-Imtiaz, the highest civilian honour in Pakistan; Oslo Business for Peace Award.