Alia Al Falasi

Member, Independent Director

Alia Al Falasi serves as Legal Counsel in the financial investment arm of one the UAE’s leading sovereign wealth funds, with an AUM of over $200bn. With 14 years of working experience, she is responsible for transaction execution and the oversight of investments, from a legal and governance perspective, with a focus on investing in China, France and Russia. Within this geographic focus, Alia has experience investing across a variety of asset classes, including publicly traded equities, private equity, venture capital and real estate, in addition to experience with working across a broad range of industries such as healthcare, TMT, financial services and consumer goods, among others.

In the past two years alone, Alia was a leading member of a team that closed deals with an invested amount greater than $1bn.

Alia has served as an Investment Committee member, responsible for screening opportunities, portfolio management and making strategic and investment decisions within the broader business unit she serves at, overseeing an investment portfolio of more than $20bn.

Alia is admitted as a solicitor in the Senior Courts of England and Wales. She holds a BSc in Management with Law from the University of London, in association with The London School of Economics and Political Science.