Dr. Hamade has a wealth of experience in the healthcare and education sectors across the Middle East, USA and India. As Chief Investment Officer of Amanat, Dr. Hamade defines and implements the firm’s investment strategy. To date, he has driven growth of Amanat’s portfolio to include seven assets (three in healthcare and four in education), representing total investment of over AED 2 billion. As a member of the boards and executive committees of Amanat’s investee companies, Dr. Hamade also drives growth and value creation initiatives across the portfolio. Prior to Amanat, Dr. Hamade served as Chief Investment Officer of VPS Healthcare, a group comprising over 20 hospitals and 100 medical centers across the UAE, Oman and India. Before joining VPS, Dr. Hamade was a Principal at TVM Capital and Chief Strategy Officer of one of its portfolio companies. Dr. Hamade holds an M.D. and a BSc in Biology from the American University of Beirut, and an MBA from Cornell University in the USA. He also holds a Research Fellowship Certificate in ENT Surgery from Harvard Medical School.