BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), University of Oxford. More than 16 years in PE and investment banking; more than 75 M&A transactions in Europe, US and the Middle East. Former MD, Deutsche Bank (FIG), heading Italy, SEE and MENA FIs. Senior Partner and Co-Head, Large Cap Private Equity, Abraaj Capital. Executive Committee Member, based in Dubai; responsibilities include deal sourcing, execution and portfolio management. Focused on financial institutions and industrials. Member of the Board: Saham Finances (insurance); Network International (payments); Byco (refining); others.