MENA Summit 2019

MENA Summit 2019

Speakers


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Ghassan Aboud

Chairman, Ghassan Aboud Group

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Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Partner, Future Collective

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Mohammad Abunayyan

Chairman, ACWA Power International and Abunayyan Holding

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Mahmoud Adi

Founding Partner, Shorooq Investments

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Ibrahim Ajami

Head of Venture Capital, Mubadala Capital

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Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi

Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, United Arab Emirates

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Her Excellency Dr. Shaikha Al Maskari

Chairperson, Al Maskari Holdings

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Her Excellency Mariam Al Mehairi

Minister of State for Food Security, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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His Excellency Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi

Deputy Group CEO and CEO, Alternative Investments and Infrastructure, Mubadala Investment Company

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Her Excellency Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak

Managing Director, Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD)

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His Excellency Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak

Board of Directors, Group CEO and Managing Director, Mubadala Investment Company

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His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan

Cabinet Member, Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates

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Saud Al Nowais

UAE Commercial Attache (Counselor), Embassy of the UAE, Trade and Commercial Office

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His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba

Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States of America

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Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi

Former Minister of State for Tolerance, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Minister of Economic and Planning, United Arab Emirates

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His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar

Founder and Chairman, Emaar Properties

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His Royal Highness, Prince Turki AlFaisal AlSaud

Chairman of the Board, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies

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Mina Al-Oraibi

Editor in Chief, The National

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His Excellency Yasir Othman Al-Rumayyan

Managing Director and Member of the Board, Public Investment Fund (PIF), Saudi Arabia

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Princess Alia Al-Senussi

Advisor, Arts and Culture, Milken Institute; UK and MENA Representative, Art Basel

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Alanoud Alsharekh

Director, Ibtkar Strategic Consultancy; Academic Activist on Youth and Gender Demographics

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Fahad AlSharekh

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Techinvest

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His Excellency Mohammed Al-Sheikh

Minister of State and Advisor to HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud; Chairman, Capital Market Authority

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Hawaa Althahak Almansoori

Consultant Endocrinologist and Deputy Medical Director, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre Abu Dhabi

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Angelica Anton

Founding and Managing Partner, SILK Ventures

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Miguel Azevedo

Head of Investment Banking Middle East, Africa and Portugal, Citi

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Soud Ba'alawy

Founder and Executive Chairman, Enspire

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Thomas Barrack

Executive Chairman and CEO, Colony Capital, Inc.

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Peter Baumgartner

Senior Strategic Advisor, Etihad Aviation Group

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Alain Bejjani

CEO, Majid Al Futtaim Holding

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Hazem Ben-Gacem

Co-CEO, Investcorp

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Carole Biau

Director, Global Market Development, Milken Institute

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Stephen Birungi

Market Analyst, Bank of Uganda; IFC-Milken Institute Class of 2017

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Todd Boehly

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Eldridge Industries

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Sir Richard Branson

Founder, Virgin Group

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LaTese Briggs

Senior Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy, Milken Institute

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Edgar Bronfman Jr.

Chairman, Endeavor Global

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Ron Burkle

Chairman, The Yucaipa Companies

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Ron Cao

Founder and Partner, Sky9 Capital

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Tanisha Carino

Executive Director, FasterCures

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Julian Carr

Chief Technology Officer, WeSolutions

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François Chopard

Founder and CEO, Starburst Aerospace Accelerator

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Jeremy Coller

Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Coller Capital

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Manus Cranny

Co-Anchor, Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East

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Dima Dabbous

Regional Director, MENA Office, Equality Now

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John Defterios

Emerging Markets Editor, CNN Business

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Chris Dercon

President, Réunion des Musées Nationaux; former Director, Tate Modern, London

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Raghida Dergham

Founder and Executive Chairman, Beirut Institute

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Fred Destin

General Partner, Stride.VC

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Richard Ditizio

President and Chief Operating Officer, Milken Institute

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Kamran Elahian

Chairman, Global Innovation Catalyst

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Daniel Farley

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Investment Solutions Group, State Street Global Advisors

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Rayan Fayez

Managing Director and CEO, Banque Saudi Fransi

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Tom Finke

Chairman and CEO, Barings

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Patrick Foret

Director, Business Initiatives and Partnership, Art Basel

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Hadley Gamble

Reporter and Anchor, CNBC

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Kimberly Gire

Founder, Global Women Leaders Strategic Philanthropy

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Marcelo Giugale

Director, Financial Advisory and Banking, The World Bank

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Lynne Goldberg

Co-Founder, Breethe

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Jonathan Goldstein

CEO, Cain International

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Ghizlan Guenez

Founder, The Modist

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Mohammed Hafiz

Founding Vice Chair, Saudi Art Council; Co-Founder, Athr Gallery; former CEO, Al-Sawani Group

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Soraya Hakuziyaremye

Minister of Trade and Industry, Republic of Rwanda

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Joshua Harris

Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Apollo Global Management

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Robert Harward

CEO, Middle East, Lockheed Martin; Former Deputy Commander, United States Central Command

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George Hay

Associate Editor, Reuters Breakingviews

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Christopher Hite

Vice Chairman, Global Head of Healthcare, Citi

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Badr Jafar

CEO, Crescent Enterprises; President, Crescent Petroleum

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Naveen Jain

Founder and CEO, Viome; Founder and Executive Chairman, Moon Express

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Sumit Jamuar

Chairman and CEO, Global Gene Corp

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Annalisa Jenkins

Chair of the Board, YouBelong

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Bryan Johnson

Founder, OS Fund; Founder, Kernel

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His Excellency Paul Kagame

President, Republic of Rwanda

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Eva Kaili

Member of the European Parliament, Panhellenic Socialist Movement

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Thomas Kaplan

Founder, The Leiden Collection; Executive Chairman, Panthera

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Elie Karam

Head, Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care (IDRAAC); Head, Medical Institute for Neuropsychological Disorders (MIND)

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Neal Kassell

Founder and Chairman, Focused Ultrasound Foundation

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Kerry Kennedy

President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

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Wissam Khoury

Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Finastra

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Michael Klowden

CEO, Milken Institute

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John Kluge, Jr.

Founder and Managing Director, Refugee Investment Network

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Nancy Knight

Director, Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Colin Lawlor

CEO, SleepScore Labs

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Ben Lawsky

Head of Regulatory Affairs, NYDIG; Former New York Superintendent of Financial Services

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Christopher Legilisho

Portfolio Manager, Financial Markets Department, Central Bank of Kenya; IFC-Milken Institute Class of 2017

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Freda Lewis-Hall

Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer, Pfizer

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Barney Long

Senior Director, Species Conservation, Global Wildlife Conservation

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Sumant Mandal

Managing Director, March Capital Partners; Co-Founder, The Hive

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Strive Masiyiwa

Founder and Chairman, Econet Wireless

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James McCormack

Global Head of Sovereign and Supranational Ratings, Fitch Ratings

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Michael S. Meldman

Chairman and CEO, Discovery Land Company

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Cornelia Meyer

Chairman and CEO, MRL Corporation; Chairman and Chief Economist, LBV Asset Management

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Michael Milken

Chairman, Milken Institute

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Patrice Motsepe

Founder and Chairman, African Rainbow Minerals

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Joseph Naggar

Partner and Head of Structured Products, GoldenTree Asset Management

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Akshay Naheta

Partner, SoftBank Investment Advisers

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Rafik Nayed

CEO, Al Salam Bank

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Solveig Nicklos

Dean, Abu Dhabi School of Government

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Mike Novogratz

CEO and Founder, Galaxy Digital

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Charles Noyes

Partner, Paradigm

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Matt Ocko

Managing Partner, DCVC

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Lubna Olayan

CEO, Olayan Financing Company

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Kevin O'Leary

Chairman, O'Shares ETFs; Television Personality, "Shark Tank"

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Katie O'Reilly

Executive Director, Business and Program Development, Milken Institute

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Nicolas Parasie

Business and Finance Journalist, MENA, The Wall Street Journal

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Sean Parker

Chairman, The Parker Foundation

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Michael Pellman Rowland

Partner and Co-Head, Impact Investments, Alpenrose Wealth Management

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Rachel Pether

Senior Advisor, Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute; Co-Host, Podcast: "Follow the Money"

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Krista Pilot

Senior Vice President, Public Policy, Government and Corporate Affairs, PepsiCo Asia Middle East & North Africa

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Michael Piwowar

Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute; former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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David Pressman

Executive Director, Clooney Foundation for Justice; former United States Ambassador to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs

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Scott Radke

CEO, New Holland Capital

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Angela Rodell

CEO, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

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Christopher Rogers

Partner, Lumia Capital

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Gabrielle Rubenstein

Co-Founder and CEO, Manna Tree Partners

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Khalid Saad

CEO, Bahrain FinTech Bay

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Naguib Sawiris

Executive Chairman, Orascom Investment Holding

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Onsi Sawiris

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, HOF Capital

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Ryan Shadrick Wilson

Senior Advisor, Center for Public Health, Milken Institute

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Robert Simonds

Chairman and CEO, STX Entertainment

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Shiv Srinivasan

Chief Investment Officer, Active Investments, Abu Dhabi Investment Council

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Amanda Staveley

Founder and CEO, PCP Capital Partners

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Noor Sweid

General Partner, Global Ventures

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Louise Tabbiner

Senior Advisor, Business and Program Development, Milken Institute

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Iftikhar Ahmed Tari

Joint Director, State Bank of Pakistan; IFC-Milken Institute Class of 2018

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Umberto Tavolato

Economic Advisor for Trade Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates

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Richard Teng

CEO, Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Abu Dhabi Global Market

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Josh Tetrick

Founder and CEO, JUST

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Bart Turtelboom

CEO, APQ Global Limited

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Najia Ubaid

Joint Director, Surveillance, Supervision and Enforcement Department, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan; IFC-Milken Institute Class of 2018

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Stergios Voskopoulos

Head of Investments, Kanoo Capital

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D.A. Wallach

Managing Partner, Inevitable Ventures

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Staci Warden

Executive Director, Global Market Development, Milken Institute

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Hugh Waters

Director, Health Economics Research, Milken Institute

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George Whitesides

CEO, Virgin Galactic

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Michael Wystrach

CEO and Co-Founder, Freshly Inc.

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