Tarek Mufleh Moh’d Akel, MBA
As founder and CEO of AZ Investment Company, Tarek specialized in financial and investment consulting. He held positions such as CEO of Al Rajhi Bank in Jordan, manager of Arab Banking Corporation in Bahrain, and the Deputy CEO of Arab Banking Corporation also in Jordan. Plus, he worked as a Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch in Bahrain and an investment analyst at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank). Tarek holds an MBA majoring in finance and banking, a master’s in economics, and a bachelor’s degree in international economics.
Ala Awni Musa Al Saket, MBA, BSc.
Ala co-owns and works as the Head of Projects at Industrial Construction Company (ICC). ICC is an electro-mechanical construction company that specialises in the erection of industrial projects ranging from industrial plants to pipelines and power stations. ICC operates mainly in Jordan but can complete projects throughout the Middle East. Ala sits on the board as a Business Development Manager at Alia Group. He also develops and implements renewable energy projects in the MENA region as EPC. Ala holds an MBA and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Operations from the University of Michigan, USA.
Azzam Wasfi Darwish Annab, MBA, MSc.
Azzam has over 30 years of cross-sectoral experience in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and US markets. Azzam’s career spans decades in finance/banking & as a founder, managing partner, board member and investor in finance, construction chemicals, commodities, real estate, logistics, pharmaceuticals and business information solutions. He is currently an advisory board member at Ainstein/StockSmart, a board member at Al-Faiha for Engineering Products & AlSawmala and heads the Strategic Alliance Chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) - Jordan Chapter. Azzam holds an MBA and MSc in Mechanical Engineering.
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Foras AlMasriya for Investment & Marketing
Foras AlMasriya establishes and operates hotels, motels, hotel apartments and suites, and tourism resorts, plus complementary or related services, entertainment, sports, commercial or cultural activities. This includes activities such as real estate investment, tourism management, and project feasibility studies plus the associated marketing. They also prepare the economic, engineering and technological studies for these projects and the general trading and distribution of the legally allowed items. The owners of Foras AlMasriya are Saleh Abdullah Mohamed Kamel, Shaly Attia Shaly Al Gedaani, Ahmed Ibrahim Hassan Al Mesbahy, and Saleh Ali Abdulrahman AlTurki.
Shan for Real Estate Investment and Development
Shan provides project management except for hotel management. They offer consultation services in all fields except as stipulated in article 27 of capital market law and its executive regulations. That is nothing related to the stock market, legal consultation, the studies and consultation pertaining to assessment on occasion of capital increase and acquisition, and financial consultations concerning securities for companies in this field. The owners of Shan are Safaa Abd El moanem Abu El Soud, Hadeel Saleh Abdallah Kamel, Assel Saleh Abdallah Kamel, and Nadeer Saleh Abdallah Kamel.
Najeh Mah’d Saleh Abu Alzien
Najeh has over 25 years of experience in media and communication. As an owner and publisher of Karamanews, an online news agency, he cultivates a large network of relationships with many of the political and community leaders in the country. Najeh actively participates in political analysis, problem-solving and forecasting in the ever-changing dynamic political and economic environment in the region. Najeh’s expertise combines to manage media programs, understand market requirements, and identify audience interests. He takes a hands-on, realistic approach to critical analysis. This is coupled with his ability to adapt to the drastic changes in communication patterns due to the internet and social media.
Askhat Issayev, Ph.D., MBA, MA
Askhat is the active sitting CEO at both Business Inform and Business Insight corporations. At the Ministry of Foreign Economic Affairs he sat as the Head of Conjuncture and Prices Division. Askhat earned a Ph.D. from the Moscow University of Energy, an MBA from the International Academy of Business and an MA from Kuibyshev Polytechnic University.