Jassim Alseddiqi

Chairman

Jassim Alseddiqi is the Chairman of GFH Financial Group (GFH) and the Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG). He has been at the helm of ADFG since its establishment in 2011, transforming it into one of the leading and fastest growing investment groups in the MENA region with assets under management in excess of c. US$ 13 bn. Alseddiqi is known for his dynamic and innovative approach, having pioneered many investment strategies in the region.

Alseddiqi is the Chairman of SALAMA Islamic Arab Insurance Company, Eshraq Investments, Khaleeji Commercial Bank and The Entertainer. He also serves on the boards of the following companies: First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), Abu Dhabi Capital Group, ADNOC Distribution and Dana Gas.

Alseddiqi holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. He has also served as a noted lecturer at the Abu Dhabi-based Petroleum Institute.