Walid has been active in venture capital and in new venture development for the past 16 years. Walid has founded, co-founded, invested in, and led more than 30 investments/companies spanning a range of industries, including technology, consumer finance, and hospitality in Dubai Amman Cairo and Beirut.
Prior to founding MEVP, Walid was the CEO of Dubai International Capital’s venture arm, the Arab Business Angels Network (ABAN), which managed a regional Seed capital Fund as well as a Business Angels network.
Before ABAN, he was on the investment management team of Abraaj Capital
Walid holds a Bachelor's of Economics from McGill University (Canada), and a Master's in Finance from Hautes Études Commerciales, H.E.C (France).