MENA Summit 2018
MENA speakers2

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Khalid Abdulla Janahi

Chairman, Ithmaar Bank


Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Co-Founder and CEO, Flutterwave; Co-Founder, Andela


Clare Akamanzi

CEO, Rwanda Development Board


Suhail Mahmood Al Ansari

Partner, High Dominion Healthcare


Mishaal Al Gergawi

Co-Director, emerge85


His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

CEO, Mashreq Bank; Chairman, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education


His Excellency Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi

Deputy Group CEO & Chief Executive Officer, Alternative Investments & Infrastructure, Mubadala Investment Company


Saud Al Nowais

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


His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba

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


Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Director's Fellow, MIT Media Lab; Founder, Barjeel Art Foundation


Eng. Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Shamsi

Head of Healthcare, Mubadala Investment Company


Sarah Al Suhaimi

CEO, NCB Capital; Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Tadawul


His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar

Founder and Chairman, Emaar Properties


His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh

Chairman, Abu Dhabi Global Market


Tracy Alloway

Executive Editor, Bloomberg Markets


Ihsan Husein Al-Marzouqi

Partner, High Dominion Healthcare


Mina Al-Oraibi

Editor in Chief, The National


Princess Alia Al-Senussi

UK and MENA Representative, Art Basel; Member, Tate Modern Advisory Council


Mohammed Alshaya, CBE

Executive Chairman, Alshaya Group


Yasmin Altwaijiri

Senior Scientist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center; Board Member, Alnahda Philanthropic Organization


Karim Al-Wadi

Board Member, Beltway Group (One Belt One Road)


Chris Austin

Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH


Miguel Azevedo

Head of Investment Banking, Middle East and Africa, Citigroup


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Matt Barnard

CEO and Co-Founder, Plenty Inc.


Thomas Barrack

Executive Chairman, Colony Northstar


Saad Berrada Sounni

Chairman, Palmeraie Industries and Services


Her Excellency Reem bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy

Minister of State for International Cooperation, UAE; Managing Director for Dubai Expo 2020


Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi

Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, United Arab Emirates


Olive Boles

Chief Exceutive, Leuka


John Burbank

Founder, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager, Passport Capital


George W. Bush

43rd President of the United States; Founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center


Hani Buttikhi

Chief Investment Officer and Executive Board Member, NMC Health


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Maria Cantillon

Executive Vice President and Global Head of Alternative Asset Managers Solutions, State Street


Eric Cantor

Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Moelis & Co; Former Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives


Ron Cao

Founder and Managing Director, Sky9 Capital


Karan A. Chanana

Chairman, Amira Nature Foods Limited


Tom Chapman

Trustee, Chair of the Investment and Deferred Compensation Committees, Wyoming Retirement System


Curtis S. Chin

Asia Fellow, Milken Institute; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank


Joaquim Alberto Chissano

2nd President of Mozambique


Simon Cooper

CEO, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered


Court Coursey

Managing Partner, TomorrowVentures, LLC


Mark Cutis

Chief Investment Officer, Special Situations, Abu Dhabi Investment Council


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Richard Ditizio

President and Chief Operating Officer, Milken Institute


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Rayan Fayez

CEO, Savola Group


Thomas Finke

Chairman and CEO, Barings


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Lukasz Gadowski

Founder, Team Europe; Chairman, Volocopter


Hadley Gamble

Reporter and Anchor, CNBC


Fadi Ghandour

Executive Chairman, Wamda Capital; Co-Founder and Vice Chairman, Aramex


Daniel Goldin

Founder and CEO, KnuEdge; Former NASA Administrator


Jonathan Goldstein

CEO, Cain International


Christine Gulbranson

Senior Vice President, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of California System


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Sir Michael Hintze

Founder, Chief Executive and Senior Investment Officer, CQS


Cyrus Hodes

Founder and Director, AI Initiative; Board Member, Aitheon


Paul Horvath

Group CEO, Orchard Global Capital Group


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Badr Jafar

CEO, Crescent Enterprises; President, Crescent Petroleum


Maysa Jalbout

CEO, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education


Annalisa Jenkins, MBBS FRCP

CEO, PlaqueTec


Vilma Jurkute

Director, Alserkal Avenue; Advisory Board Member, Global Cultural Districts Network and the Jean-Paul Najar Foundation


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Salah-Eddine Kandri

Global Head of Education, International Finance Corporation


Rishi Kapoor

Co-CEO, Investcorp Bank


Abbas Kazmi

Founding and Managing Partner, Collegiate Capital


David Kenny

Senior Vice President IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, IBM


Michael Klowden

CEO, Milken Institute


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Barbara A. Leaf

United States Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates


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Sumant Mandal

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


Prasanth Manghat

CEO and Executive Director, NMC Health


James McCormack

Global Head of Sovereign and Supranational Ratings, Fitch Ratings


Charlie McNairy

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, International Farming Corporation


Richard Merkin

Founder, Heritage Medical Research Institute; Board Member, FasterCures


His Excellency Salaheddine Mezouar

President, COP 22; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Economy and Finance, Morocco


Michael Milken

Chairman, Milken Institute


Michael Moe

Founder and CEO, GSV


James Morgon

Managing Director, Europe, Milken Institute


Patrice Motsepe

Founder and Chairman, African Rainbow Minerals


Iman Mutlaq

Founder and CEO, Sigma Investments


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Dima Najim

Managing Director, Education for Employment, UAE


Kim Nguyen

Co-Founder and CEO, DeepRadiology


Mike Novogratz

CEO, Galaxy Investment Partners


Charles Noyes

Quantitative Researcher, Pantera Capital


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Karl Magnus Olsson

Chief Xperience Officer and Co-Founder, Careem


Katie O'Reilly

Executive Director, Business and Program Development, Milken Institute


Marc Oshima

Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, AeroFarms; Board Co-Chair, Chefs Collaborative


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Her Majesty's Ambassador Philip Parham

UK Ambassador to United Arab Emirates


Pamela Paulk

President and CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine International


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Jean Christophe Renondin

Senior Investment Manager, State General Reserve Fund, Oman


Angela Rodell

CEO, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation


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Jennifer Sacheck

Sanofi Professor of Prevention and Wellness, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University


Suna Said

Founder and CEO, Nima Capital LLC


Josh Sandler

CEO and Founder, Lori Systems


V. Shankar

CEO, Gateway Partners


Steven Shapiro

Partner, GoldenTree Asset Management


Howard Shore

Executive Chairman, Shore Capital Group


Jonathan Simons

President and CEO, Prostate Cancer Foundation; Senior Advisor, Milken Institute


Jonathan Sokoloff

Managing Partner, Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.


David Spetzler

President and Chief Scientific Officer, Caris Life Sciences


Rakesh Suri

CEO, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi


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Ali Tabbara

Managing Director, Saudi Medicare Company; Chairman, UME Group Limited


Louise Tabbiner

Senior Advisor, Business and Program Development, Milken Institute


Bill Tai

Venture Capitalist; Founder, ACTAI Global


Steven Tananbaum

Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, GoldenTree Asset Management


Abdulrahman Tarabzouni

CEO and Managing Director, STV


Heidi Toribio

Global Head, Banks and Broker Dealers, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered


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Staci Warden

Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute


David Warren

CEO, Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner, DW Partners LP


Eric Wilson

Managing Director, Global Investment Bank


Cameron Winklevoss

Co-Founder and President, Gemini


Tyler Winklevoss

Co-Founder and CEO, Gemini


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Hamed Zaghw

Chief Executive, AECOM Middle East Ltd.