Hossam Shobokshi

Board Member

HossamShobokshi chairs Alef United Holdings – an investment holding firm that investsacross the private as well as public equity markets in the MENA as well as thedeveloped markets.

Hossam wasa founding partner and Chairman of Saray Capital – from 2014-2022- one of theleading value investment firms in the MENA region with focus on listed equitiesand commercial real estate in the MENA as well as developed markets.

Earlier, Hossam was Managing Director – Regional Head for MENA for PrivateEquity at Standard Chartered Bank based in Dubai, UAE.

Hossam isan independent and non-executive director on the board of J.P. Morgan SaudiArabia Company a direct and wholly owned subsidiary of J.P. Morgan.

In addition- Hossam serves as the independent and non-executive director on the board ofthe Dubai, based Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) - the MENA regions leadingventure capital firm.

Hossam isan independent and non-executive director on the board of Al Hassan GhaziIbrahim Shaker, the Saudi based publicly listed leading white goodsmanufacturer (LG) and distributor (LG and other global brands) in the Kingdomof Saudi Arabia.

Recently,Hossam has been appointed as a board member of Orascom  Industrial Parks -formed in 1998- as one of the first private sector industrial real estatedevelopers in Egypt.

Furthermore,Hossam founded and currently chairs AlThuraya Foundation, a UK registeredcharitable foundation that focuses on granting hope and opportunity tooutstanding young individuals, building and developing the MENA region'sprospects through scholarships in the world's most prestigious universities. http://althurayafoundation.org/

Hossamgraduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management (Honors), from theUniversity of Pennsylvania –the Wharton School of Business.

In 2020,Hossam acquired the designation of Chartered Director from the Institute ofDirectors in the UK.