Salem Patel

Head of Proprietary Investments

Salem Patel, Head of Proprietary Investments, facilitates strategic transactions for GFH which offer diversified value creation opportunities for the Group. He brings over 20 years of extensive local and international financial industry experience to the Group having previously worked in the Financial Services Division with Accenture in London and prior to this as a Financial Analyst with Long view Partners, London, where he held roles in Equity Research at UBS and Societe Generale.

Salem currently holds a number of Directorships including GFH Properties and Sheffield School. He graduated from the City University Business School in London with a B.S.C (Hons) in Business Studies specializing in Finance and has obtained a number of certifications including: the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) and the Securities and Futures Authorities Registered Representative (SFA). He is also passed all three levels of  the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program and recently completed the Senior Executive Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.